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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.

Free Resources for Libraries: Get the Most out of Your Cricut

  Utilized for promotional materials, signage, and user projects, Cricuts and other similar machines are quickly becoming the go-to-tool for libraries. During this fun, interactive program, we will explore free online resources to find design ideas, templates, fonts,...

3D Scanning Basics for Printing and Immersive Technologies

  3D scanning may be riding on the coattails of 3D design and printing technologies, but it has had a long history of useful applications. For thousands of years, people have developed tools and skills to help replicate objects in the real world. Today, there are...

Storytime and Program Planning Made Easy

  Modern library programming involves incorporating popular trends, research on language and reading acquisitions, as well as developmental milestones, and of course fun! Pulling that off with ease requires solid planning and organization.In this interactive webinar...

Planning and Implementing a Fine-Free Policy

Libraries are ready for a change! Our academic library went fine free in 2016, and we’re not alone. In this informative and interactive program, we will share why and how we managed to eliminate most overdue fines, aligning our circulation policies with the needs of...

Using the Internet of Things to Automate the Library

 The internet of things is a term used to describe all the different devices that can connect to the internet and interact with other devices or end users. From wearables to everyday household items, the power of these devices gives opportunities to create interactive...

Beginning Genealogy: Free Resources

Where do we come from? Researching our family history is becoming more popular with subscription services such as Ancestry.com and 23andMe ancestry kits. But what if we don’t want to spend a fortune answering this question? How can we find our ancestors without costly...

Assessment and Evaluation in Academic Libraries

Assessment and evaluation are important, and necessary, for academic libraries. Through assessment, librarians can learn what works, what does not work, what can be improved, how something can be improved, and why things are occurring. However, the practice of...

Making it Work: Free and Low-Cost Maker Activities

 Don’t let the lack of a big budget stand in the way of making! This presentation will look at cost-conscious approaches for providing your K-12 patrons with engaging maker activities. High-tech and low tech options will be covered, allowing you to plan a summer of...

LinkedIn: Going Beyond the Job Search

You may not be in LinkedIn, thinking it’s only for people looking for a job. But this social media platform is about much more than just careers. As of October 2018, LinkedIn had 590 million registered members in 200 countries, out of which more than 250 Million are...

Promoting Your Collections: Messaging, Merchandising, and More

 Collections are the mainstays of libraries. After spending lots of money and time curating, processing, and making them available, you may think the work is done. But there’s one more vital step—promoting them! This webinar will help you go beyond basic book displays...