Public libraries in Hillsborough and Pinellas counties offer learning, recreation, distance education, internet connections and other sources for users, and all for free. In addition, school libraries that support the curriculum and offer internet access and additional resources are in most public and private schools, and academic and special libraries are found in colleges and universities.
For a full list of libraries in Florida, visit the Florida Department of State Division of Library & Information Services’ website at www.dos.myflorida.com/library-archives.
Hillsborough County Public Library Cooperative
900 N. Ashley Drive
Tampa, FL 33602 813-273-3652
The cooperative manages 30 libraries. Services include a bookmobile, a cybermobile, computer classes, educational seminars and programs for children, teens and adults. Visit the cooperative’s website for a detailed list of services and programs, library locations and operating hours.
Pinellas Public Library Cooperative
1330 Cleveland St.
Clearwater, FL 33755 727-441-8408
The cooperative oversees 26 libraries. Services include programs for all ages, computer classes and a digital bookmobile, which promotes downloadable e-books, audiobooks, music and video. Visit the cooperative’s website for a detailed list of services and programs, library locations and operating hours.