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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.

How to Reimagine Your Library Space and Transform Student Learning

    Many of our libraries still look like they did fifty years ago. But we no longer serve as quiet book repositories. We are leading the way in technology, programs and modern pedagogy and our spaces need to be updated to match. In this webinar, we'll discuss how to...

Dealing with Toxic People

“The difficult people we encounter can be our greatest teachers.” ― Eileen Anglin There are challenges in dealing with people who bring toxicity to the interaction. One challenge is managing the impact it has on us – the other challenge is how to respond effectively –...

Leadership and the Four Agreements: Applying the Toltec Wisdom of Don Miguel Ruiz to the Workplace

Whether or not you have read The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz, you can learn what they are and how to apply them as a leader in your organization. Leadership is indelibly intertwined with who we are as people and how we live our lives both inside and outside the...

Dealing with Opiate Users in the Library: From Behavior Management to Overdosers

In 2015, more Americans died from drug overdose than from car accidents and gun homicides combined, and more than six out of 10 of those overdoses involved an opioid. Preliminary data for 2016 suggests that drug overdose deaths for that year rose by about 19%—the...

The Florida Library Association’s New Innovation Lab

The Innovation Lab is a new Florida Library Association collaborative effort showcasing innovative and highly successful library policies, activities, and initiatives in Florida. It was created to encourage collaboration and discussion amongst its member libraries and...

Learning Management Systems – Online Education

Schools and universities around the world are teaching today's future leaders through online classroom environments.  They utilize a tool called a Learning Managment System to track student progress and performance throughout the course. In today's shifting landscape,...

Best of the 2018 Public Library Association Conference

  It was a chilly, action filled week at the PLA Conference in Philadelphia this year! Did you attend? Whether you went to the Public Library Association conference or not, we’ve got you covered! Andrew Sanderbeck and his special guests will report back the Best of...

Twitch for Teens

 Are you receiving questions about cutting cable? Are you working on a program to help users get on board with this growing trend? Cutting cable is one of the biggest consumer trends of 2017 and often libraries are faced with helping users navigate this seemingly...

Give It a Shot: Creating Short Videos for Staff and Patron Training

E-resources can not only be tricky for you patrons to figure out, but also for your staff. There are so many different formats, platforms, and apps to navigate. At San Mateo County Libraries, we wanted to meet our e-resources patrons where they are: online. We created...

“Make Today Ridiculously Amazing” Motivation in the Workplace

  Increased productivity and overall employee satisfaction can be realized when your team is motivated to perform well. There are many different ways to encourage your team. Some employees are intrinsically driven to achieve regardless of the workplace environment....