Join a Library
Keep in touch with BCP libraries - email email@example.com; follow @BCPLibraries twitter and Facebook
Enjoy free online resources www.bournemouth.gov.uk/cyberlibrary
Also if you have a Libraries West membership card (e.g. Poole, Christchurch, Highcliffe, Dorset libraries) look on www.librarieswest.org.uk web pages for more information.
Membership is free, and open to anyone who lives, works or studies in and around the area (including Dorset and Poole)
Coronavirus (COVID-19): change to service
On advice from the government regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19), we have closed all of our libraries across Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole. We also have:
See further information about changes to services.
Joining your library is easy
You'll need to provide proof of identity and one proof of permanent address:
- Driving licence
- Bank statement
- Other official document
Once you've joined you will have
- FREE Computer access
- Printing and scanning facilities (printing charges apply)
You may then borrow:
- up to 12 books,
- Up to 12 CDs and DVDs
- 5 eBooks
Without proof of address you may borrow up to six books and access the computers.
You can borrow and return books to any Bournemouth Library,
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Use our 24/7 catalogue