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Florida Library Webinars is dedicated to bringing the most accurate, relevant and current training to staff working in Florida libraries. We believe that a well-trained library staff makes for an excellent library – providing excellent service to it’s community.  FLW is a continuing education program offering weekly live webinars – you can see what’s upcoming here.  Our live classes and recordings are for ALL staff working in Florida libraries. We offer introductory level training in technology, customer service and other soft skills and library skills.  We have a curriculum of over 800 training sessions recorded from our live webinars.  Search our On Demand section to find the right training for you.

 

The Platinum Rule: Going Beyond the Golden Rule for Customer Service

At some point in your life your Mom, Dad, or another other adult taught you the Golden Rule: Treat others the way you would like to be treated. But the Golden Rule is not the gold standard anymore! Good organizations practice the Golden Rule by identifying and...
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User Guide to Lifelong Learning

  What is one thing you want to learn in the next few months or in the next year? In recent years, there have been significant advances in research about how we learn. Simultaneously, the methods we use to acquire new information has changed. In this webinar,...
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Intro to CSS Flexbox

Flexbox -- alongside CSS Grid Layout -- represents the future of layout on the web. In this webinar, Michael Schofield will teach you all about it - live, coding in Codepen where you can follow along, answering your questions as we go. ​ This introductory workshop is...
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Supporting Teacher Collections, Class Visits and School Projects: Tips and Tricks for Success

  Teacher Collections, Class Visits, and Class Projects are frequent and often challenging aspects of Children’s Services. In this interactive webinar program, Jill Burket Ragase will give you a variety of tools that you will be able to use to: • Meet the needs...
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Focus! How to Cut Down on Technology Distractions

  Do you ever feel distracted by pings, notifications, calls, texts, messages and all the technology around you? Librarians work in a tech-filled environment, and these tech distractions can have consequences. Distractions reduce productivity and focus and can...
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Digital Citizenship: Helping Users Become Safe, Savvy and Social

Digital Citizenship is a concept which helps teachers, technology leaders and parents to understand what students/children/technology users should know to use technology appropriately. Digital Citizenship is more than just a teaching tool; it is a way to prepare...
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Not Just for Kids: Book Displays for Adults

  Book displays are a great way to fill unused shelves or empty table spaces. But what happens if you have great books and they never get checked out? How could you increase library program sign-ups, support your library’s mission statement, and provide readers’...
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RA Rethink: Using Next Level Data to Improve Merchandising

If someone told you there’s a practical way to improve circulation and increase the job satisfaction of your staff, would you do it? Librarian Becky Spratford has developed a method you can use to accomplish both goals. She’ll explain how to deepen staff involvement...
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What’s in Your Toolkit? A Guide to Creating Successful Online Marketing Campaigns

Creating unique, interesting content for social media is an ongoing process that can become routine and stagnant. This webinar will help bring an injection of new, fun and effective content creation tools. During this interactive session, we will explore free...
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Future Telling: Technology Trends Now and Beyond

  Technology has influenced and impacted how libraries and library professionals are working with each other and how we deliver programs and services to our patrons. What should you expect to rise, and what will fade? These are tough questions, as technology...
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