The Temple Terrace Public Library originally was established in 1959 by the Temple Terrace Women's Club. It was eventually taken over by the City and a Library Board appointed, making the Library eligible to be part of the Hillsborough County Public Library Cooperative. To learn more about the history, click here.
Masks Required in City Buildings
All staff and members of the public entering City buildings including City Hall, the Family Recreation Complex, Public Works, Omar K Lightfoot Center and the Public Library are required to have their temperatures checked and to wear a mask. In-person library programs have been suspended until further notice. City facilities will be cleaned and sanitized regularly to further mitigate any spread of the virus. All are encouraged to wash hands frequently and avail themselves to hand sanitizer from dispensers placed throughout the buildings. Social distancing is encouraged. Individuals who are experiencing symptoms of the virus are requested to stay home.
Books, Movies, Music and moreThe goal of the Temple Terrace Public Library is to meet the information and recreational needs of the residents of Temple Terrace and its surrounding environs by providing both print and non-print materials and engendering a lifelong love of reading and learning.The Library also strives to broaden the horizons of its users, promote intellectual freedom, and provide for an enhanced quality of life. Much more than just books, the Library offers a host of electronic and other resources, including access to eBooks, streaming movies, databases for education, homework assistance and job search.