Renew Books

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.

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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 cards for both Libraries West and Bournemouth Libraries.


 Renewing books, and audio books

You can renew your books online, over the phone or when you visit any Bournemouth Library

How to renew online

  • visit the library catalogue 
  • click on my account
  • enter your library card number (leaving out any letters)
  • enter your PIN 
  • press the Login button.

You can then renew your books. You can renew a book up to 10 times unless someone else has reserved it

Any overdue charges will be added to your account to pay on your next visit.  You can pay by card at Boscombe, Bournemouth, Castlepoint, Charminster, Kinson, Southbourne, Tuckton, West Howe, Westbourne and Winton Libraries.

Don't forget you can you can use the catalogue to discover New titles, reserve items to pick up in your local library,  create your own lists and write reviews about books you've enjoyed.

Resetting your PIN

if we already have your email address, you can reset your PIN online . Alternatively give us an email  with your library card number in the email and we'll help.


Information about fees and charges

Our Fees and charges are available here.