What's New


    DLIS Welcomes New Director

    Please join us in welcoming Amy L. Johnson as our new State Librarian and Division Director.

    Amy joined the Department of State in 2000, serving as Chief of the Bureau of Library Development for the last three years.  Before joining DOS she was a librarian at North Florida Community College in Madison, Florida. She completed her undergraduate education at The University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee, and holds an MLS from Florida State University.  

    Grant Deadlines Change

    Deadlines for two important grants have changed for this year only. 

    New on Florida Memory: Paradise Park

    • From 1949-1969 this segregated African-American resort was located near Silver Springs.  
    • This promotional movie was filmed by renowned underwater photographer Bruce Mozert.  

    Additional Resources

    Florida Information

    • Search for information on government, tourism, healthcare, the environment, legal resources, retirement and more. 
    • Formerly the Florida Government Information Locator Service (FGILS). 

    Florida Memory

    • Search and view thousands of historic photographs, videos, documents, audio recordings and more. 
    • Educational resources for students of all ages. 

    Florida Electronic Library 

    • The FEL is a gateway to digital magazines, journal articles, newspapers, almanacs, encyclopedias and books. 
    • Available to all Florida citizens. 

    Florida Library Jobs 

    • Search for job openings in Florida libraries. 
    • Job seekers can post their resumes. 

    Meetings and Notices

    • Download our public comment policy. 
    • View current and past meetings and notices with links to their agendas. 


    Contact Information


    R.A. Gray Building
    500 South Bronough Street
    Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0250

    Phone: 850.245.6600

    Fax: 850.245.6735

    Email: info@dos.myflorida.com