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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.

#OwnVoices for All Readers: Incorporating EDI Values into Readers’ Advisory Service

Providing robust readers’ advisory service that values equity, diversity and inclusion principles is essential to all library service. Join Readers’ Advisory specialist Becky Spratford as she provides the information you need to diversify your suggestions,...

Fandoms! What’s Trending and How You Can Bring Fans to Your Library

  Fandoms! What’s Trending and how you can bring fans to your library Geekiness has come out of the basement into the mainstream. This fast-paced webinar will cover fandom trends that bleed over into merchandise, gaming, cosplay, TV, movies and more. Get...

Voice Assistants and Smart Speaker @ the Library

    You have heard about Voice Assistants and Smart Speaker but how are they relevant for your library? BOB Anstett will talk about how these voice assistants work. We will cover some of the many forms they take and give hints on how to get the best use out...

Drag Me to Story Hour! How to Present a Dynamic and Successful Drag Queen Story Hour

  Drag Queen Story Hour (DQSH) is just what it sounds like, drag queens reading to children. DQSH captures the imagination and play of the gender fluidity of childhood and gives kids glamorous, positive, and unabashedly queer role models. This event is geared...

Business Writing for Results

  Handout   Business writing mastery emerges from an attention to quality and efficiency. The most effective writers in any workplace must craft highly focused descriptions, reports, analyses, proposals, and emails in tight timeframes for readers with...

Engaging Users with Virtual Reality

  Virtual Reality (VR), a simulated computer environment in three dimensions, is becoming more popular for gaming, movies, social interaction, and education. In fact, VR is starting to complement traditional education practices by immersing users into a world...

Creating Accessible Email Newsletters

Newsletters can be a great tool in our librarian toolkit and help you reach your users. However, have you thought about how many users you may miss out because your newsletter is inaccessible to them due to ADA issues? During this session, we will discuss creating...

For Flannel’s Sake; Using Felt and Flannel Boards in Library Programs

Flannels bring stories and songs to life! In this fun engaging workshop learn just how to get started in the wonderful world of flannel (or felt) boards! Learn how flannels inspire visual literacy and allow for hands on learning with children and immediately capture...

20 Ways to Make Your Workspace More Efficient in 60 Minutes

    Did you ever reach for that stapler that suddenly was not there . . . had grown feet and walked away? What about searching for hour for that file you just had in your hand yesterday? In this informative and interactive program, we are going to help you...

Publishing for Tenure and Promotion

  Each university has its own requirements for tenure and promotion. However, publishing is a common requirement at most institutions. In this informative program, you will learn about different avenues for publishing including within librarianship and outside...