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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 Practices on How to Utilize Online Screencasts to Assist End-Users, Co-Workers, and New Techies

  Screencasting can be a fast and effective way to work with others remotely. Screencasting can be used to help you express your ideas, concepts and provide instruction in a new and exciting way - with technologies including screensharing, Voice Over IP,...
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Learning from Both Success and Failure

  Is the risk of failure deterring your drive to try new ideas at your library? Whether your efforts thrive or nosedive, there is much to be gained in the effort. Join Library Director Dustin Fife to learn how you can make your library a safe place to fail...
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Serving Older Adult Patrons and Their Care Partners

By 2030, projections indicate that 25% of the US population will be 65 or older. This means that libraries will be serving a steadily increasing number of older patrons and their care partners. To help you understand and adapt to these patrons’ changing needs you’re...
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Improving Your Communication Effectiveness for New(er) Managers and Supervisors

If you want to be a more effective supervisor or manager, you will want to continue to develop your communication skills. Why? Because the levels of success you achieve in your position will greatly depend on how effective you are in communicating your message. In...
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GIMP – Basic and Advanced Free Image Editor

Have you tried GIMP? Not sure what it is? GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) is free (open-source) software that has a strong user community and a robust suite of tools. It offers basic image editing like crop and color adjustment, productivity tools like batch...
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A Primer to Six Sigma: Principles in the Library to Spearhead Efficiency

Six Sigma is a series of techniques used to help streamline processes. During this introductory session, we will explore the basics of Six Sigma and how to apply the principles to the Library through strong data analysis, trending and forecasting to determine how to...
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Library Service in a World of Social Change – Let’s talk about Hope

From the opiate and methamphetamine crisis, to the effects of generational poverty, to the struggles our local schools have with their funding, not to mention our own library funding issues, it would be easy to start to believe that we only have negatives, and that...
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Learn to Compose, Record, and Produce Songs and Podcasts Using GarageBand

GarageBand is a Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) that includes a large sound library, software instruments, guitar amplifiers and effects, music lessons, and even a virtual session drummer that can adapt to your songs. Since GarageBand has an easy-to-learn interface...
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Fun as a Competitive Advantage in the Workplace

How do companies including Google, Zappos, Southwest and others develop those winning and fun workplace cultures with world-class business results to match. Based on his 20 years of corporate management experience and over a decade of delivering more fun in the...
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Empowering Individuals to Perform Library Advocacy

Advocacy opportunities abound on a day to day basis, as well as higher level interactions. Do your library supporters know how to respond to those opportunities? This webinar will discuss equipping library supporters from staff to patrons to Friends to Trustees to not...
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