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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.

A Roadmap for Managing Conversations in Multiple Formats

The phone on your desk is ringing—as is your cellphone—and your tablet is producing alerts requiring your attention. You have several people patiently—or impatiently—waiting for face-to-face assistance. Text and email messages are piling up. And now you’re receiving...

The Give and Take of Criticism

 Giving and receiving criticism are two sides of the same coin: Improve workplace productivity and build healthy workplace relationships by means of precise communication during civil conversations. Sometimes, by necessity, the message is not positive, but it can be...

Best Apps for Librarians

 There are apps for everything but how do you know which ones are worth your time? This library focused webinar will feature the best apps for productivity, project management, notetaking, reading, writing, blocking distractions and more. We’ll take a close look at...

Filming Storytimes: Some Good Things to Know Before You Hit the Big Screen

 Posting storytimes online is a great way to reach a larger audience and expand your skills as a storyteller and educator. It may seem easy to upload a short video from your phone to You Tube, but there are many important steps you need to take. Whether you are...

The 5 Lies Managers Tell Themselves About Their Employees

Managing others is one of the hardest and sometimes one of the most rewarding responsibilities that you will have in your career. It affords us many opportunities to make mistakes and poor decisions and (hopefully) learn how to do better the next time.In the midst of...

How to Create a Future-Proof Nonprofit Communications Strategy

  The human brain is inundated with the equivalent amount of 34 gigabytes of information daily - enough to overload a laptop within just a few days. Blogger Mark Schaefer coined the term “content shock” to describe the inevitable reality in our noisy, cluttered...

Collection Maintenance in the Children’s Department: Shelf Reading, Shifting, and Everything In Between

Collection Maintenance is an integral part of collection management, but often falls to the side in the busy world of planning programs and serving children. Keeping materials clean and well ordered, shifting items or collections as needed, and checking that items are...

Showcase Your Collection: Book Displays for Adults

Book displays are a great way to fill unused shelves or empty table spaces. What happens if you have great books and they never are checked out? How could you increase library program sign-ups, support your library’s mission statement, and provide readers’ advisory...

360° Tours and More

  360° panorama photographs and video are starting to become widely used thanks to integrated smartphone gyroscopes, virtual reality, and other emerging technologies. Developing 360° experiences is not difficult and can create a sense of immersion to your web presence...

Efficient Librarian – From Inbox to Done: The Simple Steps to Successful Workflow

 Are your inboxes overflowing? Does work spill out onto every available surface? Do you want complete more in less time while making it look effortless? In this webinar, you will learn the best practices for workflow management inspired by internationally recognized...