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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.

Best Children’s Books of 2017 (2 Hour Special!)

  With over 30,000 titles published for children in 2017, 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 consiIn this interactive...

Scheduling with Ease: How to Create a Schedule that Works for You and Your Employees

Do you tear your hair out every month creating your employees’ work schedule? There’s a lot riding on your ability to schedule employees effectively, and this webinar is here to help. Cari Dubiel, Information Services Manager at the Twinsburg Public Library will...

Developing Your Employees by Coaching (Not Managing) Them

  Some library organizations are seeing the benefits of using coaching with their people. Yet, many organizations do not feel ready to have their managers and supervisors take on a coaching role. In a 2016 survey of nearly 800 managers and leaders by SHRM/Globoforce,...

Effectively Managing Others: 10 Strategies to Create a Quality Workplace

  Before you can consider yourself a leader, you need to develop effective management skills. Many focus on quality leadership before mastering the art of management. Management can be challenging, but results are achieved when employees are satisfied in their...

Writing with Clarity on the Web

    Written content is the heart of any library website, and writing with clarity is key. In this practical online session, you’ll learn how people read on the web and how to harness that knowledge to improve your web content. You’ll learn how to focus on key...

Sensory Storytime 101: Where to Start and How to Make It Amazing!

 More than 3.5 million American live with an autism spectrum disorder. The CDC estimates 1 in 68 US school children fall within the autism spectrum. An even greater number of children are impacted by developmental delays and/or disabilities.Families impacted both by...

Eye Catching Flyers

    Are you flyers just ho-hum or boring? Do they meet guidelines for good design? In this 1 hour workshop, we'll explore basic design practices with an eye towards readability and accessibility. We'll delve into DOs and DON'Ts for creating effective, eye catching...

Grappling with Digital Copyright: Images, Videos & Music

  Have you been told to make it interactive, add some color with images to your presentation, or add a vibrant video to keep students engaged? This sounds simple in theory, until you consider that all of these, yes everything is in a fixed format, therefore, protected...

Digital Tools and Apps That Inspire Storytelling and Creativity

  Our students love telling their stories in creative and unique ways. Through technology and with access to so many wonderful digital tools and apps, we can now give children new ways to tell their stories within all areas of the curriculum. In this presentation, ​we...

Self-Care: Protecting Yourself (and Others) from Burnout

Librarians are part information specialist, part child care provider and part social worker. Particularly in public libraries, work extends far beyond books. Along with the stresses of overworked staff, librarians can get compassion fatigue---burnout and indifference...