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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.

Using Publisher to Make Fantastic Flyers

 Have you ever wondered about that Publisher product listed in the Microsoft Office suite? What does it do and what can you do with it? In this 1 hour session, we'll explore Microsoft Publisher with a focus on creating flyers, pamphlets, and brochures. We will also...

Negotiating Skills: Standing Up for Yourself When Asking for a Raise or Promotion

  As helping professionals, librarians often put the needs of others first. But there is always a time and place to stand up for your own personal development and compensation. How do you know when it’s time to ask, and how do you present your case? We’ll dive...

How to Run an Ethics Audit of Your Library Organization

  Library ethics include issues of privacy, transparency, fairness, and access to information. These lofty issues translate into policies and procedures that need to be taken seriously. Examples: Not speaking about customer borrowing habits, not exempting...

Safer Online: Strategies and Advice for Librarians

  How do you help your patrons stay safe online? With cybersecurity issues, financial scams, trolling, bullying and more; there are many hazards for individuals online. This webinar from a digital safety and citizenship expert will share both digital and...

PCI Q & A Program with Captain H.A. Harry Katt (Ret.) – Ask the Expert About Library Safety and Security

 Most crime prevention experts will attest that there is no “silver bullet” that can guarantee a safe working environment. Because we live and work in very dynamic environments facing unpredictable challenges, factors and behaviors, we must be ever cognizant of our...

Trendcasting for 2019 – What Will The Future of Tech Hold?

   Join Brian Pichman of the Evolve Project as he highlights this year's most significant technology trends and what it means for 2019. What changes are on the horizon? What technologies falling to the wayside? What technologies are on the verge of significant...

Digging Up Your Roots: An Introduction to Genealogical Resear

Are you curious about your personal or family 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 customers? Do you just enjoy historical...

How to Repurpose Library Space: Listening Lab Edition

  In 2008, iTunes ""listening stations"" were created in the library so students could have easy access to a large, albeit hidden, CD collection. Hundreds of CDs were digitized and added to an iTunes collection that was shared to other computers located inside the...

Recommended Read Alouds, Ages 0-6

With over 30,000 titles published for children in 2017, it can be challenging to see the forest through the trees. Identifying new titles for use in programs, displays, teacher collections, and class visits can be challenging and time consuming.In this interactive...

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....