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Temporary library e-resources: Public Libraries and Online Resources


Whilst libraries may be physically closed at the current time, they are very much open online.

Our local public library service run by BCP Council is offering online access even if you're not currently a library member. You can register online and get a temporary membership so that you can access their e-resources.

A few of their services are listed below.

E-books and magazines


  • Download eBooks, eAudio books and eMagazines to your tablet, smartphone, PC, laptop, eReader or MP3 player, all free of charge.
  • Read eBooks with Cloud Library which offers over 15,000 eBooks!
  • Listen to eAudiobooks with Borrow Box which gives you access to over 3,000 titles.
  • Read eMagazines and eComics with RB Digital in Poole and Christchurch and Bournemouth, which has a great selection of digital magazines and eComics.
  • Love talking about books? Join the #BCPBookChat on Twitter every Tuesday lunchtime from 1-2pm.
  • More details at