Library Staff Information Resources

Coronavirus (COVID-19): change to service

All BCP libraries have reopened with interim opening hours, see the latest Library service information

See information about changes to services.

Keep in touch with BCP libraries - email; follow @BCPLibraries twitter and Facebook, and on BCP Council YouTube.

Enjoy free online resources

Also if you have a Libraries West membership card (e.g. Poole, Christchurch, Highcliffe, Dorset libraries) look on web pages for more information. 

You can hold membership accounts for both Libraries West and Bournemouth Libraries.

Staff at BCP libraries use a wide range of information resources to answer enquiries. These categorised factsheets provide links to many of these resources and contacts for other organisations who can help you with enquiries in specific areas.

Local Services - Councils, Businesses & Organisations

National Government Services - Information, Benefits & Visas

Employment - Job Seeking, Careers Advice & Volunteering

Education - School, College & Lifelong Learning

Health & Wellbeing - NHS Services, Care & Support

Health & Wellbeing - Support for Specific Conditions

Books & Reading - Libraries & Online Resources