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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.

Spotlight on Talent: Human Capital Management

  It is fair to say that employees are the core of any library. Amongst their many talents, employees build relationships with the community, they interpret and direct people to the right resources. They also help patrons young and old develop a life-long love of...

Is Your Library Too Fragile?

    Arguably, the whole idea of libraries, particularly public libraries, is inherently one of antifragility. Change, uncertainty, and chaos are conditions organizations usually dislike and try to avoid. Yet, in his book Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder,...

What’s on Your Do List? An Introduction to Omaha’s Do Space

Do Space is a technology library, a high-tech workshop, and an innovation playground for the Omaha community. It doesn’t matter how savvy you are or how much you know, at Do Space, what counts is your desire to learn, create, explore and invent. Librarian and Director...

Designing and Delivering Dynamic Learning Through Collaboration and Case Studies

Working with consultants to create transformative, dynamic learning opportunities can provide rewards for everyone involved, as Southwest Florida Library Network (SWFLN) Continuing Education Coordinator Aaron Blumberg and writer-trainer-presenter-consultant Paul...

Getting Organized: Managing your life through the Web – Automating, Notifications, and Oversight

  Feel your life has become a big ball of digital clutter and you as more and more notifications come your way you feel that everything is going to come crashing down on you in your digital world? Through this webinar, we will explore methods, applications, and...

Steps to Becoming a More Inclusive and Diverse Library for Young Readers

  How diverse are the services and programs that are offered in your library? Could you be even more effective in creating a diverse and inclusive place for your users and community? This interactive and informative program will discuss the importance of creating...

Staying in Genre Shape

Once you know what makes a mystery a mystery or a fantasy a fantasy and why a patron may prefer one of those genres to another, it is time to move on to the next step...keeping that genre knowledge up to date. Yes, Harry Potter will always be classified a fantasy and...

Board Books 101: From Selection to Programming Use and Everything In Between

  With over 30,000 titles published for children in 2015, it can be challenging to see the forest through the trees. Identifying new titles for use in programs, displays, teacher collections, and class visits can be challenging and time consuming. In this interactive...

Solving Your Delegating Dilemma

  You know you should. You wish you could. But delegation has never been your strong suit. Take heart! This is definitely an area you can improve in – it just takes knowing yourself, knowing your employees, and knowing how to put that knowledge to work for you! In...

3D Design Fundamentals

3D printed cars, homes, prosthetic hands, food, International Space Station tools, and almost anything imagined is now mainstream. 3D printing seems to have taken over the world and 3D printers are now affordable for many consumers. However, basic 3D design principles...