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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.

Diversity in Comics

  Jack Baur (Berkeley Public Library) and Amanda Jacobs Foust (Colorado State Library), two longtime graphic novel selectors and the co-hosts of the In the Library with a Comic Book podcast present a unique opportunity for librarians working in any environment to...
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Introduction to CSS Grid Layout

For at least a gajillion internet years, the layout of the web has been based on a system of floats and clear-fixes - grid systems that enabled us to achieve responsive and complex websites. These do pretty well, but they have always been kind of a hack. The new CSS...
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Incorporating Design Challenges in Makerspaces

  Design challenges are a fantastic way to help student dig deeper into making in your makerspace. Learn strategies for creating design prompts, running challenges and incorporating the design process into projects with your students. We’ll discuss how to create...
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Managing Bad Attitudes and Behaviors

Working together to accomplish library goals is essential to the success of your organization. When interactions between staff members are healthy, ethical, strong, as well as flexible, the library can then pass on excellent service to their patrons. However, when bad...
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Library Leadership: How Emotional Intelligence is Your Link To Success

Emotional Intelligence has been proven to be one of the most important factors in being an effective leader. This interactive and informative webinar shows you what Emotional Intelligence is, and more importantly, how to use it to enhance your professional and...
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Reviewing and Improving Workflow and Productivity: Methods and Tools

Most of our libraries and organizations have been around for numerous years, sometimes hundreds. Often that means many processes are created, changed as needed, and left in place long past their due date. Unfortunately, that means we are frequently working...
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Digital Storytelling for Library Advocacy

How can you tell your library’s story to increase public support? Video and other digital media is an attention grabbing method to share stories of library impact. But it can be challenging to develop high quality digital stories on budget with limited time. Learn how...
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Putting out Big Fires: How to Prepare for Unexpected Problems

  As librarians, we are constantly juggling project and service planning along with our day-to-day activities. That’s why it’s so easy to be surprised by unexpected, difficult events like the death or major illness of a staff member, the failure of a major...
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Best of the 2017 American Library Association Mid-Winter Conference (Here’s What You Need to Know)

  The theme of the ALA Mid-Winter Conference in Atlanta this year is “The conversation starts here… Whether you went to the conference or not, we’re excited to have the conversation continue here!! Andrew Sanderbeck and his special guests will report back the...
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Fighting Fake News: News Literacy for the 21st Century

  One ingredient for a functioning society is a shared understanding of what takes place in the world. Interpretations of the meaning of given events can vary greatly, but ideally we would all begin from the same starting point regarding what actually occurred....
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