History

1951: The Long Key Library opened as a part-time project on Saturday, May 12, 1951 inside the St. Petersburg Beach Community Club at 7301 Blind Pass Road.

1952: The formal opening of the new home of the Long Key Library was held in the newly completed addition to the Beach Community Club on Tuesday, June 3, 1952.

1969: The St. Petersburg Beach Library held its official dedication ceremony at the new building at 365 73rd Avenue on Sunday, October 5, 1969.

2019: The St. Pete Beach Library celebrates 50 years in this award-winning building with special events, give-a-ways, and redesigned Library cards.

2020: The Library moves to its temporary location at 7470 Gulf Boulevard and renovates the building.

Black and white image of library