Our library catalogue lists all the resources available to you. Joining the library is free and open to people from Bournemouth, Dorset & Poole
Bank holiday opening hours.
You can learn about your ancestors and Bournemouth's history at our Heritage Zone. There's also photocopying and scanning facilities.
The Cyberlibrary is a collection of resources that can't be found anywhere else on the Internet. It's free for library members.
Library Elf will send you an email before your books become overdue. It can be set up to work with your Bournemouth Library card.
Join a library. Membership is free, and open to anyone who lives, works or studies in and around the area including Dorset and Poole
You can renew your library books online, over the phone or when you visit any Bournemouth Library with your library card and PIN.
For people in a care home, sheltered housing, housebound or unable to get to a local library.
Meeting rooms in Bournemouth, Westbourne, Castlepoint, Kinson and Springbourne. Bournemouth meeting rooms are available for hire at competitive rates.
Discover the latest books, films and music. It's easy to reserve new titles from our catalogue. You'll never run out of great reads
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