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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.

What Would You Do: Strategies for Dealing with Implicit Bias in the Workplace

How do we, as managers and leaders, foster a healthy, inclusive work environment so all employees can succeed? Individuals with diverse backgrounds are being subjected to subtle and overt bias in the workplace due to the divisive climate in which we live. There isn’t...

What to Expect When You’re Constructing

  Considering a renovation project and don’t know where to start? Hoping to suggest a renovation project to library administration or Board? Learn the basics of construction and renovation projects to ensure yours will be a success! Consultant and former Director...

Gamar: Adding Layers to Library Instruction Through Augmented Reality

Augmented reality can be an engaging way for students and patrons to interact with the library. From orientations to learn about different library services to scavenger hunts to play a game, there are many uses for augmented reality in the library. At Texas A&M we...

FHSLA – Consumer Health Information Specialization and NNLM funding opportunities

The first half of this one-hour presentation will introduce the Consumer Health Information Specialization (CHIS), a certificate program from MLA that helps library staff develop essential skills for providing health information to community members. The webinar will...

Hybrid/Blended Learning: Combining the Best of Virtual and “In-Person” Education

  Learning online has many benefits as compared to a traditional in-person classroom, which meets only at one time and one physical place. You can attend a live or recorded webcast with your feet up, in your pajamas, with a cat on your lap, and a handy bowl of...

Emojis: What Are They, Where Did They Come From, and Can They Help with Marketing?

A whole new visual language has now become mainstream communication. Emojis have a mixed, but evolving, history. Take a tour of where emojis have been, where they are now, and discover how they can best be used to potentially increase the effectiveness of your...

Free and Low-Cost Alternatives to Popular Software

There are many free software options available as alternatives to popular expensive software. We will examine the best software for libraries that are free to use for editing pictures, videos, and documents to productivity and makerspace resources, helping your...

Nostalgia Programming

We love the 90s (and 70s and 80s), and chances are your patrons do too! Learn how to engage with patrons of all ages and bring dynamic programs from the past back into the library with flair. In this webinar, you’ll get over fifteen programming ideas and activities...

Connecting the Community – Digital Inclusion

  Are you looking for ways that your library can help your community to bridge the digital divide?This informative and interactive presentation will explore how one rural library has improved internet access throughout the community, hosted telehealth...

Picturebooks + STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) activities = excellent library programming!

  In this informative and interactive webinar, we’ll cover the planning essentials for a picture book/STEAM program, and we’ll look in detail at specific programs you could run at your library, including a picture book and related STEAM activity/activities. Even if...