|West Tampa Branch Library, 1914|
These donations were digitized for inclusion into a newly developed Library History Digital Collection that was unveiled during the library system's Centennial Celebration at the West Tampa Branch Library on January 1, 2014.
This collection is now accessible through the Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library Digital Collections, a digital archive celebrating the history of our community.
Roadshow Tour Schedule, 2011-2014:
April 16, 2011 & June 4, 2011: West Tampa Branch Library
September 24, 2011: Tampa Public Library (formerly the Tampa Free Public Library)
November 19, 2011: Hyde Park Branch Library
January 14, 2012: Port Tampa City Library
March 25, 2012: Charles J. Fendig Public Library (formerly the Peninsular Branch)
April 13, 2012: Temple Terrace Public Library
April 15, 2012: Ruskin Public Library
May 6, 2012: Seminole Heights Branch Library
June 23, 2012: Robert W. Saunders, Sr. Public Library (formerly the Ybor City Branch Library)
July 28, 2012: Lutz Branch Library
September 26, 2012: Brandon Regional Library
December 1, 2012: Town 'N Country Regional Public Library (formerly the Westgate Regional Library)
January 13, 2013: John F. Germany Public Library (formerly the Central Branch Library)
February 23, 2013: Harlem Branch Library (also known as the East Branch Library)
March 28, 2013: Tampa-Hillsborough County Library Board
April 17, 2013: Bookmobile & Cybermobile
May 10, 2013: Austin Davis Public Library
June 22, 2013: Thonotosassa Branch Library
July 20, 2013: Seffner-Mango Branch Library
September 14, 2013: Jan Kaminis Platt Regional Library
October 19, 2013: North Tampa Branch Library
November 16, 2013: Riverview Branch Library
December 7, 2013: Bruton Memorial Library (formerly the Plant City Public Library)
February 22, 2014: C. Blythe Andrews, Jr. Public Library
March 8, 2014: SouthShore Regional Library
April 12, 2014: Bloomingdale Regional Public Library
May 3, 2014: Upper Tampa Bay Regional Public Library
May 17, 2014: Jimmie B. Keel Regional Library
September 20, 2014: 78th Street Community Library
November 8, 2014: New Tampa Regional Public Library
Interested to learn more?
Check out the Library History Digital Collections and the chronology.
Looking back at the collection of dozens of video memories from patrons, friends of the library, and retired and current staff shows just how important public libraries are to its community.
We would like to thank the Friends of the Library for their ongoing support and, as well as all those who came out to our roadshows and contributed to our archive.
All your donations will be included in the Library History Digital Collection; donations not yet posted are forthcoming.