The Pinellas Public Library Cooperative serves Pinellas County
residents in member cities and the unincorporated county. The Cooperative
office provides coordination of activities and funding as well as
marketing services for the following 14 member libraries.
Each member library provides access to information, materials,
and programs for the enrichment of individual and community life.
Pinellas Public Library Cooperative is located in Pinellas
County, Florida. The county is bordered by Tampa Bay, the Gulf
of Mexico, and Pasco and Hillsborough counties. The county has 71
square miles of water. The average January temperature is 62°
F, and the average August temperature is 82°F. The average annual
rainfall is 54.53 inches.
Pinellas County was established in 1911 from a portion of Hillsborough
County. The name is derived from Spanish "Punto Pinal,"
meaning "point of pines."