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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.

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People – A Refresher

  The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, first published in 1989, is a business and self-help book written by Stephen Covey. Dr. Covey presents an approach to being effective in attaining goals by aligning oneself to what he calls "true north" principles. Having...

Fostering Intergenerational Programs at the Library

 Libraries are multi-generational spaces, welcoming patrons from a variety of generations on a daily basis. This webinar will discuss why intergenerational relationships are important, explore ways your library can help strengthen intergenerational connections through...

Instagram Tips for Public Libraries

    Instagram is one of the best ways to share everything you do at your library. Learn about ways you can maximize your library's Instagram account to reach new patrons as well as entertain your current ones. We'll cover some simple tools for making your pictures...

Using the ADDIE Model for Creating Library Training Sessions

 The ADDIE model is a framework used within the field of instructional design to guide the creation of instruction. The framework is comprised of five core components: Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, and Evaluation. Each of the five...

Online Privacy: How to Explain and Inform Users

  The news is filled with stories about privacy breaches and scandals, and yet you may find library users obliviously sharing their personal information out loud as they use library computers. How do you let users know what their privacy rights are and how...

Mission Not-Impossible! Genealogical Research for Native Americans

 HandoutHandoutHandoutHandoutHandoutHandout  Are you curious about your Native American ancestry? Have you done a DNA test and want to know more about your roots? Do you work in a field where you get genealogical questions and want to be able to better assist your...

Creating Authentic Relationships

  Authenticity leads to understanding, a sense of community and mutual value. The dynamics of team environments can make it seem very challenging to create authentic relationships. The need to look good, get noticed for our work and ideas, be politically correct, not...

Yoga Storytime 101

Combining basic yoga movements into library storytime is becoming more popular. Yes, yoga storytime is both adorable and fun, but with a little understanding and intentionality, it can also be a powerful strategy for boosting early learning.This webinar will provide a...

A Dozen Ways to Be Thankful Every Day of the Year

 The Holiday Season is a powerful opportunity to focus on giving thanks for everything and everyone in our lives. The Thanksgiving Holiday is a cherished time, in part because we are surrounded by people we love and who love us, and we are visibly reminded...

WiFi in the Park: Extending Services in Rural Areas

  Centre County is a rural area in Pennsylvania and the Schlow Centre Region Library is using a unique method to bring low-cost internet to help bridge the digital divide. Utilizing TV WhiteSpace — the unused bandwidth between television channels — to...