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Library History Roadshow

Archive for Digital Memories

Donations have been digitized for inclusion into the Library History Digital Collection.

The collection is part of Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library Digital Collections, a digital archive celebrating the history of our community.

Library History Roadshow, 2011-2014

In April 2011, Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Libraries set out to gather its library memories in preparation of the Centennial Celebration of their first public library, a Carnegie-funded library in West Tampa that opened in 1914.

To demonstrate why our libraries are so special, the Library History Roadshow was developed to collect artifacts and testimonies from the library’s community.

The purpose of the Library History Roadshow has been to:

The Library History Roadshow has held 30 programs, visiting each branch in our system and inviting past and current patrons and staff to bring their photos, memorabilia, and stories of the featured library to share.