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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.

20 Life Changing Words and How to Use Them in 60 Minutes

What is one thing most great leaders have in common? They are always finding new ways to be their best selves – personally and professionally. Sometimes that requires self-reflection and a decision to take the action necessary to make changes that will help them...

Assuring Library Materials Can Be Used by Your Community

Having materials in a library's collection is good; having those materials in the formats needed by the library's community is much better. The act of supplying content in the formats that community members require is critically important to meeting their information...

Make an Open Source Door Counter with Ubidots and Raspberry Pi

  Get hands-on in this workshop and build an open source door counter for your library, department or makerspace! An OSHIOT door counter uses Open Source Hardware (OSH) and Internet of Things (IoT) to create a cost-effective facility use measurement device that small...

20 Tools and Tips for Competitive/Market Intelligence Research in 60 Minutes

  Libraries are essential for supporting small businesses in their communities by providing programming, tools, and access to market research. Research databases and access to software help support small business owners, students, and entrepreneurs understand their...

Activity Stations for Storytime

  Activity stations can add variety and interest to storytime. They can expand a story, theme, or concept. Many activities are designed to develop gross or fine motor skills, others focus in on pre-literacy or early math concepts. In this interactive webinar program,...

Creative Ways to Promote Your eCollection

Libraries are offering more items and services online -- from eBooks to online tutoring to streaming video! How can you spread the word about your eCollection so your patrons know everything you offer? We'll discuss ways to promote your eCollection both online as well...

Introduction to Designing Virtual Reality Experiences

As virtual reality continues to grow into a mainstream technology, libraries can be creating unique experiences for users and helping users learn to develop within this growing format. During this session, we will explore: - Current Development Tools including Unity...

The Four Major Energy Blocks Leaders Encounter and Strategies to Overcome Them 

As leaders, our mindset, or perspective, affects our feelings and drives our actions. This mindset can also be called “energy”. And, whether we realize it or not, people sense our energy. Energy is how we “show up” in our careers and relationships. When our energy is...

20 Marketing Resources in 60 Minutes

  It’s easy to believe you have plenty of marketing information at your disposal—until you’re in the middle of a project and you run across a need you didn’t anticipate. Would you rather search in a panic, or have a great resource list at your fingertips? During this...

Spine-Chilling Ideas for Halloween at Your Library

Boo! Don’t be bored with the same old Halloween decorations and ideas this year! Halloween will be here before we know it and this interactive and informative webinar is for you if you are looking for fresh spooktacular ideas! From social media accounts to interactive...