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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.

Getting Digitally Organized

2021 was chaos and 2022 is not looking any calmer. With so much going on in the world and at work, how can we stay organized? During this interactive session, we will explore: Free Tools to help you organize any project  Organize incoming emails and data How to...

Focused Engagement for Intentional Impact: A Practical Approach to Cultivating Community Connections

  Want to connect with non-users and underserved groups in your community? Using a community engagement framework will focus your efforts, especially when you consider the intended impact first. Come learn how to use an impact-focused community engagement model...

Best New Picture Books for Ages 1-6

  Are you looking for new picture books to share in your classroom, curriculum, or collection? Join Katie for a presentation featuring the “best of the best new picture books” from the 2021 and late 2020 publishing crop. A variety of books will be featured,...

How to Create Your Strategic Communications Calendar for 2022

Your Strategic Online Communications Calendar is the road map for all of your communications work, to ensure that you are consistently and systematically using the best platforms to accomplish your nonprofit or library’s unique communications goals. In this webinar,...

Tech Trends 2022 and Beyond

  It's that time of year again, where we get to look ahead and finally have some good news. Tech enthusiast Brian Pichman of the Evolve Project will showcase the latest technology trends and how that impact our learning spaces and spaces at home. It is guaranteed...

Disability and Chronic Illness Representation in Fiction Booklist

In today’s diverse world, everyone deserves to see themselves reflected in fiction. The We Need Diverse Books movement has made great strides in this area. However, disability and chronic illness are still largely under represented and under promoted. This booklist...

Your 21 Magical Days of Gratitude

“If the only prayer you ever say is thank you, that will be enough.” – Meister Eckhart Gratitude is thankful appreciation for whatever we receive or experience. In his annual holiday program, Andrew Sanderbeck will explore with you 21 exercises to increase the magic...

Dispelling Neuromyths: Discovering What We Think About Learning May Not Be True

Does your job include training, leading classes, or hosting workshops? If so, then you are engaged in the teaching and learning process. Therefore, it is important to know what research tells us about how people learn in order to develop the best learning experiences...

Preparing For the Return of In-Person Programming – Adapting Library Services Post-COVID19

Upon returning to regular operating hours and in-person programming, libraries may have concerns about how to navigate COVID-19 restrictions such as capacity limits and health guidelines. This webinar will outline what one library learned in reopening after their...

Leadership in Libraries: Observations from the Director’s Seat

Between a pandemic, political partisanship, and fast changing technology, public libraries are experiencing a dramatic series of changes and challenges. To survive in these unusual times exceptional leadership is required from our Library Directors. However, few...