One of 4 built in Bournemouth with Carnegie funding – the second to be opened.
Current status: Still a public library, managed by Bournemouth borough council
- Year grant given (if known):
- Amount of grant: £10,000 to build 4 libraries: Westbourne, Springbourne, Winton and Boscombe
- Year opened (and by who – if known): 1909
Photo of library today:
Old photo of library (postcard):
We visited in 2013. Unfortunately it had just closed, so we couldn’t see inside, but there was a lovely garden next door.