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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.

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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Taking the Fear Out of How-To Fests: 20 Ideas in 90 Minutes

  How-to fests are exploding around the country. They introduce patrons to new ideas and create a “maker” out of all of us. Although, sometimes it can be a struggle to coordinate and host these events due to low funds, lack of technology needed to host robotics,...
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Picture Books for School Age Readers

The quantity and quality of picture books targeting school age readers is a fast-growing genre in children’s literature. Librarians are fielding increased demand both from elementary aged readers who prefer the reading picture book format and teachers who have...
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Think Like A Start Up: Using Start Up Technology Practices to Make Your Library Thrive

Startups have to use innovative tricks and lean practices to turn an idea into a profitable business. Libraries can implement these tricks to save money, implement new services on a shoe string or improve processes and procedures. Join Brian Pichman as he shares...
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How to Create a Strategic Communications Plan for Your Library

  Whether your library is large or small, has a huge online presence or is just starting out, we will show you how to create a Strategic Online Communications Plan that will help you focus and prioritize your communications efforts and stop spinning your wheels....
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Graphic Design on a Dime

  In an increasingly visual world, stunning graphic design is a necessity. Most tight library budgets cannot accommodate luxury designer firms. Even then, graphics often need to be amended at the drop of a hat. Luckily, beautiful graphic design isn’t difficult—or...
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The Community is the Collection

This one hour webinar will explore how community engagement is not a position or the task within the library – it is the purpose of the library and influences all parts of the organization. Reference transform from a transaction of question answering to ongoing...
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Writing for Accessibility Online

  Making your website accessible to users with disabilities is important. It's not just a legal mandate, it's also the right thing to do. But more people than you'd expect will benefit from an accessible website - even those of us who don't rely on assistive...
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Awareness of Human Trafficking in Libraries

Discretionary Warning: This webinar will cover difficult topics, including: child abuse, sexual violence, and slavery. Human Trafficking is a growing industry; second only to drugs. Recent studies have found that libraries are the number one recruitment location....
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