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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.

Comics, Superheroes and Pop Culture in Your Library

Superheroes have become a multi-billion dollar industry, with four of the top ten theatrically released films in both 2017 and 2016 being based on comic book properties. Considering that superhero characters started to appear in comics in 1938, though, it can be...

Online Reference Essentials for Reference and Ready Reference

What’s new in reference? This webinar will give you a fresh and look at free reference sources on the web. We’ll cover authoritative websites to help you and library users find information about business, genealogy, government, healthcare, history, statistics and...

What is That Little Box in the Front of Your House? The Little Library Movement and its Impact on Individuals and Libraries

Drawn in by the ability to help her community, Little Free Library Charter #43798 owner (Anne Abate) provides background on the Little Free Library movement and how she became involved. Little Free Libraries are popping up all over the world. They are truly "community...

“The Art” in Community Partnerships

    Whether you’re hesitant to look for new community partners or are looking for ideas for new “artful” ones, this webinar is for you. Paul Signorelli and Andrew Sanderbeck will share ideas and examples of libraries partnering with organizations in their communities...

The Basics of Project Management

Project management is one of the most critical components of a successful business. It affects our goals, our performance and our ability to be and do who and what we say we are as an organization. Whether your library has only one project in the works at a time, or...

Introduction to Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency

  What is bitcoin? And how do I mine it? Will users be paying fees in the library with it? Should it be your retirement plan? During this webinar, we will explore Bitcoin, the Cryptocurrency with all the buzz and learn: - What is it? How do you purchase it? - How does...

Effective Training Techniques that Everyone Can Use

Whether you are a trainer, a manager/supervisor or a team leader, there will be opportunities to deliver training to others. Whether the training is one on one or to a group of staff members, the effectiveness of training will be directly impacted by the techniques...

The Incredible Gift of Struggle – Why Failure Holds the Key to Innovation

Confidence, Hustle, Drive – what do those words have in common? They are the essence of the most successful among us. Traits gained when you commit to do whatever it takes. Imagine having the power to push through obstacles. The insight to turn excuses into solutions....

Supporting and Developing Staff: Building Library Leaders Through Better Management

    Do you have the necessary framework in place to develop your staff into library leaders? Supporting and developing staff takes a solid framework, practice, and the right workplace culture to achieve. Being able to recognize and reward a job well done is only part...

Ed Tech Trends and Challenges 2018: Transforming Information into Action

Drawing from research completed for the NMC (New Media Consortium) Horizon Report > 2018 Higher Education Edition and other resources, participants in this highly-interactive session will explore the latest developments, trends, and challenges in educational...