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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.

Using CoSpaces Edu to Create Virtual Reality Experiences

Virtual Reality (VR), a simulated computer environment in three dimensions, is becoming more popular for gaming, movies, and education. According to CoSpaces Edu, their creative platform “complements traditional teaching methods by immersing students into a world...

20 Comics in 60 Minutes

  Library staff are expected and trained to provide readers advisory services, but sometimes providing readers advisory for comics and graphic novels can be a challenge.During this 20 Comics in 60 Minutes program, Amanda Jacobs Foust will bring library...

Questions to Ask When You Are Buying Technology for Your Library

  any hardware and software purchases fail because the buyer didn’t ask the right questions, such as how easy is it to repair mistakes when content is entered incorrectly, how stable is the company selling the products, and how good is the online help desk when...

Maps: Interpreting Current and Historical Resources

 For local history and genealogy lovers, maps are rich, but sometimes overlooked, sources of information. They can paint a vivid picture, offer rich insights, and fascinating stories, if you know what to look for.In this interactive and informative...

How to Promote Your #GivingTuesday Fundraising Campaign

 We have a day for giving thanks (Thanksgiving), and two days for getting great deals (Black Friday and Cyber Monday) - but what about day for giving back? That's the point of #GIvingTuesday. Entering its seventh year, #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled...

Surviving an Emotionally Toxic Workplace

 Are you feeling Frustrated? Exhausted? – trying to deal with all the emotions that swirl around in your workplace. Feeling like you just don’t know what to do?Sometimes it’s the same person you have to deal with day in and day out – you feel overwhelmed and just want...

Marketing Your Programs and Services to Millennials

Despite using the library more than generations before them, Millennials and Gen Z remain difficult to reach through traditional forms of library marketing. If they didn’t grow up in the library or have kids of their own, we probably aren’t seeing them in our...

20 Stress Management Tools for the Holidays in 60 Minutes

We all know that the holiday season can be busy, stressful and overwhelming. While you can’t make that stress completely disappear like Black Friday deals, you can learn how to manage it and keep your calm in the middle of the holiday chaos. In this session, you will...

Moving Your Services into Your Community

  We’ve heard the refrains of eliminating the reference desk, embedded librarians, and the like. We also hear of the need to get out into our communities. Yet meeting our community members where they are – not where we are – is still a challenge. If we are free to...

Reference Tools to Help Job Seekers and Entrepreneurs

  Many people come to the library as part of their job search, and libraries have many tools to help them. In this webinar, you will learn about websites, databases and apps to help people find information about job skills, creating resumes, searching reliable job...