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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.

Negotiations/Asking for a Raise

  Whether we’re starting a new job or working towards a promotion at our current one, we should be negotiating. Negotiation can be scary. But what’s even scarier is not doing it.Ideally, we’d all get offered the salary we want and deserve, but if you’ve been...

The Six Questions to Ask Yourself About Your Underperforming Employee

  An underperforming employee affects everyone in the organization including their co-workers and their customers. For the supervisor or manager, this can mean working with the employees to establish better performance standards. But where do you begin? And how...

Creating Virtual Outreach that Works

  Successful library outreach involves going where your patrons gather. In an increasingly digital environment, just what does that look like? Our speaker will identify virtual spaces ripe for outreach, and discuss the best ways to utilize them, providing case...

Ensuring a Leadership Pipeline with Succession Planning

Learn how to formalize talent development and ensure leadership continuity by developing and implementing a succession plan at your library. Don’t get caught off guard when a key staff member leaves! A succession planning process will help your library take time now...

When Programming Isn’t Fun Anymore: Fighting Job Burnout and Relighting Your Program Fire

Job-related burnout is especially prevalent in youth services, particularly during summer reading. We have had many bright young minds in this vocation burn out and change departments or career paths due to job-related stressors. This session will be all about...

Memes and Animated GIFS

Memes, you see them everywhere, and they appear on every social network from Facebook to TikTok. They have the power to influence elections and have become cornerstones of digital culture. It is effortless to create your own memes, which can be posted to social media...

Video Captioning

In this session, participants will learn the basics of video captioning. This webinar will be covering why it’s important to caption your videos, the problem(s) with automatic captioning, what (free) captioning tools you can use to caption your videos, how to...

Cultural Humility: What It Is and Why It’s Important to You and Your Library

  Most libraries were founded decades ago when the cultural makeup of the area they are located in was very different. Although innovative librarians and library staff have created new and improved services to meet the needs of a more diverse population,...

Advanced Copyright for Librarians

    Do you already know some copyright basics, such as the general length of copyright, the fact that copyright is automatic, and the like? Would you like to learn a bit more about implied licenses, international copyright laws, and standardized rights statements...

How Do We Do That Again? Documenting Your Library’s Work

Are you in charge of creating documentation for the processes at your library? Do you feel overwhelmed by this task, or like you don’t know where to start? This class will break down documentation creation into manageable chunks using the five-step technical writing...