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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.

 

Weeding 101: What to Keep, What to Toss and What to Replace

  Deselection is an integral part of collection management, but often falls to the side in the busy world of planning programs, serving patrons and day to day operations. Eliminating outdated, worn, or trivial items can not only improve circulation, but maximize...
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Best of the 2017 ALA Conference (Find Out What You Missed)

  It was a fun, action filled week at the ALA Conference in Chicago this year! Did you attend? Whether you went to the American Library Association conference or not, we’ve got you covered! Andrew Sanderbeck and his special guests will report back the Best of ALA...
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Increasing Creativity in the Workplace

The demand for creativity from employees is rising! Creativity is important in the workplace because it's the engine of innovation - it stimulates individual leadership and healthier more high performing teams. But without a conducive environment for creativity to be...
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I’ve Been Hacked: The Essential Steps to Take Next

It happens. A place you shop at frequently gets its data stolen. Someone was able to get access to one of your accounts. Or a system you manage gets compromised. No matter how the data breach happened, it is important be prepared ahead of time before the worst...
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Building a Better Data Back Up Strategy for Your Library

Does your library need to create or modernize its back up strategy? Does your library keep data secure and are your back-ups easily accessible? Do you worry that the backup plan you have in place really isn’t going to keep your data secure? Or that you don’t feel...
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An Overview of Open Access Publishing

An open access publication is freely available to all potential readers online, rather than being restricted to individual subscribers or to affiliates of college or university libraries. This is made possible by the internet; open access is a web-age concept. But...
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Serving the Underserved: Using Outreach to Find the Customers You Didn’t Know You Had

All libraries have loyal customers that come in regularly and support us day in and day out. But what about those who might wish to use our services, but can’t get to us? In this webinar, the Cari and Kate will talk about how the Twinsburg Public Library in Twinsburg,...
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Capture and Keep ‘em: Millennials

We load our children and parents up with storytimes, create wacky programs for teens and students, and provide an array of lifelong learning opportunities for seniors, but what happens when our patrons just reach adulthood? Often referred to as the “Lost Generation”,...
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Making Training Stick!

As a supervisor or manager of others, we want to make sure that the time and money invested into training has a positive pay-off. Most times, the pay-off will be greater when you, the supervisor or manager take an active role in helping the employee succeed. This...
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What Does It Take To Be A Future Ready Librarian?

How can librarians and libraries support Future Ready Schools? How can librarians and libraries become more future ready? What are the next steps in being a Future Ready Librarian? These questions are central to the Future Ready Librarians initiative at the Alliance...
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