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News & Highlights

New Directors Discussion

In this online discussion, new public library directors have the chance to ask questions and network with colleagues. Potential subjects include:

  • Developing policies
  • Getting to know your community and department head
  • Defending your first budget request
  • Supervising and training staff
  • Managing facilities

Be sure to suggest topics when you register for the webinar.  

Florida Libraries As

Bay County Public Library (BCPL) enriches its patron experience through art displays, including:

Read more about other Florida Libraries as Galleries, too. 

Teen Video Challenge

In the CSLP Teen Video Challenge, teens make videos to: 

  • Encourage others to use public libraries.
  • Promote summer reading.

Winning videos from Florida as well as other participating states will become public service announcements for the national CSLP summer reading program. 

Check out last year's winning video. 

Learn more and download the entry form.

2017 Directors Meeting

We've put together a video slideshow of images from our 2017 Directors Meeting. 

You can also take a look at PDFs of some of our presenters' slides: 

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    imls180.for.panel.jpgMany of these resources and programs are funded under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Florida's LSTA program is administered by the Department of State's Division of Library and Information Services.