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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.

 

Raspberry Pi – Unlocking New Ideas for Your Library

Join Brian Pichman as he uncovers the world of microcomputing; which are low cost, small computers (ranging from the size of a credit card to a stack of credit cards). Brian will cover Raspberry Pi's and how they can be used in your library; from attendance counters,...
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Own It: Leadership Redefined Through Employee Engagement

Employee engagement trumps customer engagement … every single time! The relationship you build with your employees is more important than the relationship you build with your customers. Yes, I just said that. Think about it! In today’s world it is not your product or...
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Need to Solve a Problem? Try Design Thinking

  Design thinking is an approach for generating and exploring ideas, solving problems, fostering collaboration, inspiring innovation, and encouraging experimentation. It is useful for developing grant project ideas, engaging staff in implementing strategic plans,...
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Market Segmentation

Libraries aim to serve their communities by acquiring resources and designing programming to meet the needs of their communities. But who exactly lives in your community and what do they want? One way to find out is to use market segmentation. Market segmentation can...
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How to Write for the Library Press (and Make Editors Love You)

    Do you long to write something for a professional publication? Are you eager to contribute to the library literature? If you have your content idea, but don't know how to pitch it or where to start, this webinar will guide you. Learn from someone who's...
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Dealing With Challenging Patrons: Safety and Security At Our Library

  Spend an hour with one of the nation’s leading experts on library safety and security. Dr. Steve Albrecht has trained thousands of library employees on the do’s and don’ts of handling challenging, entitled, odd, or even threatening patrons, including the...
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Photography for Librarians

Click! Click! Click! Do you know what makes for a captivating photo? Do you wonder how some libraries have the best images in their social media posts? Don't you want your photo to be the #bestpicoftheday? In this one hour session:  We will cover basic photography...
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Horizon Reports 2017: Transforming Information Into Action

  NMC (New Media Consortium) Horizon Project education-technology reports remain a source of inspiration and call to action worldwide. The back-to-back release of two new reports (2017 Higher Education and Library editions) ­provides us with an opportunity to...
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Implementing a 3D Printing Program @ Your Library

The idea of having a 3D printer at your library can be overwhelming. You may be asking yourself questions like: "How can we afford it? How can our patrons benefit? How does a 3D printer even work? I am not tech savvy!!" Don't be afraid! Even though 3D printing can be...
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Tabletop for Teens

Do you need unique program for a group of regulars who have seen everything? Do you need distraction and engagement for disruptive teens? Tabletop games are the answer! If you're thinking about Monopoly and Clue, think again. These games are highly creative, engaging,...
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