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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.

More Ways Your Library Can Partner With the Federal Trade Commission

 Libraries provide more advice and services to a broader array of people. Do you serve new arrivals or people with challenges reading English? What about teens or older people? Military families? Everyone is a consumer -- and crooks use clever schemes to defraud...

Memory Cafés and Libraries: How to Start and Sustain Dementia Inclusiveness in Library Settings

  Memory cafés are proliferating around the world and in the U.S., many libraries have joined the memory café movement to give people having dementia and their care partner’s regular opportunities for socialization and enjoyable, meaningful, engaging activities.This...

Top Online & Mobile App Homework Resources

 As students head back to school and homework questions starting coming in, this webinar will keep you up to date with websites and apps that can help students stay on top of their assignments and find help when theyneed it.  We will explore free and paid resources...

All About Audiobooks

Discover why audiobooks have become so popular and how to best serve your patrons in a two-fold presentation. First, learn how to build a collection, utilize selection tools, and understand the unique traits that determine the quality of an audiobook, going beyond the...

Teens and Adults on the Autism Spectrum: How to serve this growing group

 Teens and Adults on the Autism Spectrum: How to serve this growing groupAccording to the 2017 National Autism Indicators Report, about half a million adults on the autism spectrum will legally become adults in the next decade; Are libraries prepared for this?This...

Simple and Effective Slide Design for the Non-Designer

Slide/webinar designs seem to fall into three categories. Either you rely solely on slick pre-produced templates and commercial stock photos, you hire a graphic designer to create a stunning, customized presentation, or lacking any budget, you throw images and type on...

Free Emerging Tech Software

  Are you interested in 3D printing or design? What about game development? Animation? Let's make it happen! Join us for a sampling of the latest (&free!) emerging technologies websites and tools for creating amazing digital content!SlidesOriginal broadcast - July...

20 Books to Recommend to Your Patrons (whether you have read them or not) and Why They Are Important

  This presentation will highlight twenty (or thereabouts) books of note that librarians should know about and feel confident recommending to their patrons. The list will include fiction, non-fiction, and even a couple of really important kids books. A wide variety of...

Adult Cooking Programs in the Library: Make it Happen

 Eating together creates connections and fosters community. When aligned with the importance of promoting healthy living, it is only natural that the public library would provide classes in food preparation as part of a healthy lifestyle. The Maitland Public Library...

Leadership Redefined: Ownership Engagement Results

  Competitive, challenging and constantly shifting – that is today’s marketplace! It calls for a new style of leader. One that has the ability to see the big picture. Understand external trends. Implement strategy with one-hand tied behind your back. To succeed...