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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.

 

Drupal in an Hour

Want to build a website but not sure where to start? Join Brian Pichman as he shows you the quick tips for getting a website build on Drupal up and running. Drupal is a Content Management System; that if properly deployed can save time and energy in building...
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How To Make Your Mark!

  People go to libraries to find their hobbies, their histories, their music, art and culture. To find neighbors, elected officials, and their myriad connections to each other and their neighborhoods. How can libraries find them? Learn how Sarasota County is...
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Creating a Digital Toolkit for Users: How to teach our users how to limit their digital footprint and escaping hackers

  Ever wonder what you should or shouldn’t share on the internet? Do you see users who are posting everything thing they possibly could on the internet and wonder how to help educate them to protect themselves? All of this collective sharing, creates a data gold...
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The Do’s and Don’ts of Working with Challenging Patrons

  What is a challenging patron? It all depends on who you ask and what branch of the library they work for. Challenging patrons are various types of people, all with different issues and concerns. From eccentric behaviors to mentally unbalanced people. From...
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Immigration Resources

Florida is a unique state in many ways. We lead the nation in the number of retirees, we lead the nation in the number of immigrant small businesses, and we lead the nation in the number of refugees. All these trends in population growth and demographics are factors...
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Design Sprints

Streamline your next service or project in the library with a Design Sprint. A Design Sprint is a week or two week long series of workshops -- meaning sticky notes and sketches -- that libraries and other organizations run internally to brainstorm and test out new...
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Best Series for Teen Anime Clubs

  Anime Clubs are often the most popular programs hosted by libraries for teens. However, how do you keep your Anime Club content new and refreshing, and keep new participants interested? Learn ways to choose exciting and engaging anime series to screen, as well...
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Does the Word Copyright Make You Want to Cringe? Help is Here!

You are not alone in your feelings about copyright; the word makes many people uncomfortable. The academic world tends to cringe when you mention the word copyright. Many think and hope they fall under the Fair Use Act, or the TEACH Act and that educational use keeps...
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Assess and Improve Information Literacy Instruction

Is your information literacy instruction getting you the results you want and your students need? Perhaps it’s time you consider doing something different, but do you have idea where to start? There is no one-size-fits-all approach to assessment and improvement. Join...
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Geeky Programs at the Library

According to geekthelibrary.org.,“to geek” is: • To love, to enjoy, to celebrate, to have an intense passion for. • To express interest in. • To possess a large amount of knowledge in. Geek and fandom culture is a growing part of our media landscape—and an amazing...
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