Friday, December 21, 2012
Construction is about to begin at the library and there are a few things you should know.
After construction is complete at the Jimmie B. Keel Library there will be 10,000 more square feet at the 2902 W. Bearss Ave. building. That means a bigger children's room, more community rooms for library programs additional study space, a bigger book store amd more parking. The $2 million construction project should be complete in December 2013, said Swati Bose, manager of Hillsborough County architectural services. Library hours will remain the same, Bose said. But until the project is complete library goers will need to contend with a few changes. According to Hillsborough County, here's what to expect during construction: The library will maintain its regular hours of operation throughout construction which are Monday through …
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
The program will be presented at the Jimmie B. Keel Library Wednesday, Dec. 12 at 3 p.m. or from any remote location with Internet access.
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Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Confused about what to buy when it comes to tech toys? The Tampa-Hillsborough County Library System is offering some help. On Wednesday, Dec. 12 from 3 to 3:45 p.m., the library system will offer a live webinar discussing the hottest tech toys of the holiday season. Hosted by LearnSurge, the program will offer an unbiased look at the gaming systems, toys, computers, phones and more, and help buyers sort through the overload of information available online, in magazines and on TV. Residents can access the program at the Jimmie B. Keel Library, 2902 W. Bearss Ave. or any other library in the system. Or they can log on from any remote location with Internet access. Those interested can register for remote access on the library's website or …
Sunday, October 7, 2012
Mark your calendar for these events being offered at your local libraries.
Tai Chi - Learn the art of meditation and relaxation during Tai Chi with Bonnie Burdsall. Free. Oct. 8, 1pm-2pm at the Jimmie B. Keel Library, 2902 W. Bearss Ave. Intro to Google Docs - Learn how to use and share Google Docs and create Microsoft Office documents and store them remotely using "cloud storage". Learn what "Cloud Computing" is all about. Free. Oct. 9, 6:30pm-7:30pm at the North Tampa Library, 8916 North Blvd. Learn how to link your Google accounts together for efficiency. Master Gardner Series - Caladiums are underused ornamental foliage plants providing bright and cheerful colors for our summer gardens. Explore the wide range of options available for planting. You will learn multiple ways to utilize Caladiums in your garden …
Thursday, October 4, 2012
The expansion would add more space for the children's library area.
Construction on the expansion of Jimmie B. Keel Library will begin before the end of the year, according to Hillsborough County officials. "If everything works out, we expect it to be in December," said Swati Bose, manager of Hillsborough County architectural services. Funding for the $2 million renovation was included in the recently approved Hillsborough County budget. The expansion will include adding 10,000 square feet to the east side of the building, increasing the children's library area and adding a multi-purpose room. A new entrance at the east and north sides of the building would be added, as well, as a new vending area. The expansion is scheduled to be complete in December 2013. The 25,000-square-foot library at 2902 W. Bearss …