The Upper Tampa Bay Regional Public Library was dedicated and opened to the public on January 8, 2005. Renamed in 2017 as the Maureen B. Gauzza Public Library, the 26,000 square foot facility offers a full range of services including books, magazines, DVDs, music, Internet access, a variety of programs and activities for children and adults, a large community room for meetings, and a beautiful gazebo. Dedicated on January 8, 2005 as the Upper Tampa Bay Regional Public Library, construction of the $4.5 million building was funded by the Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners and a grant from the Florida Department of State, Division of Library Services. On August 2, 2017, the library was renamed the Maureen B. Gauzza Public Library in honor of longtime Friends of the Upper Tampa Bay Library President and dedicated library advocate Maureen B. Gauzza. There's private study rooms available if you have that big test you need to prepare for, a quiet study zone open to all, and also a kids area filled with children's books.