|Riverview Branch Library, circa 1990|
Riverview Branch Library
10509 Riverview Drive
Riverview, FL 33578
November 16, 2013
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Do you have memories, photos or memorabilia of the Riverview Branch Library to share?
Do you remember coming to a unique or special program at the Riverview Branch Library? Or do you remember when the area was only serviced by the Bookmobile? If so, we want to hear from you! The Library History Roadshow team is coming to the Riverview Branch Library to digitize library memories for the Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library System's digital history archive. Record a video or oral memory, or bring in photos or memorabilia to be scanned and returned to you while you wait.
|Groundbreaking, Sep. 28, 1978|
Overview of the library's history
|Burying the time capsule |
during construction, 1979
County officials, library board members and Friends of the Library broke ground for the construction of the Riverview Library on September 28, 1978.
|Dedication ceremony, Nov. 18, 1979|
During construction of the facility, the Riverview Library Association and library staff embedded a bicentennial time capsule into the structure.
Four years after the proposal for a library, the Riverview Branch Library opened November 18, 1979.
Join us as we gather the Riverview Branch Library's history on Saturday, Nov. 16 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Make it a family affair: A special, worm-themed Story Time for children will take place at 10:30 a.m. followed by a fun activity, hope to see you there!