Dedicated in 2005, the Bloomingdale Regional Public Library serves communities in east Hillsborough County, including Bloomingdale, Lithia, Valrico and FishHawk Ranch. In the 15,000-square-foot building, customers can browse the more than 100,000-volume collection, use one of 21 computers with Internet and database access, or attend one of the library's many free educational programs for children, teens and adults. The library also features a genealogy research room, with books and online resources to aid family research. Study rooms are also available for quiet study or small group meetings.
- Hours: Sun, 12:30pm - 5pm; Mon - Wed, 10am - 9pm; Thu, noon - 8pm; Fri - Sat, 10am - 6pm
- Handicap Accessible: Handicapped parking, ramps to sidewalk, automatic doors, restrooms, handicapped priority computers
- Founding Date: 2005
- Parking: Free lot
- Size of collection: 109,411
- Specialties: A sizeable young readers’ room with several computers and age-specific games; regular free community events.
- Services: Audiobooks, Movies, Music CDs, Research databases, Resources for job seekers
- Programs/classes: Genealogy, computers, teen clubs, knitting, storytime, author talks and many more.
- Book donation information: The Friends of the Library accepts donations of any books at its book drop inside the bookshop, located in the library’s lobby.
- Wi-Fi: Free