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Upcoming Webinars


FEL Gale Resources Webinars

These upcoming webinars help you make the most of your Florida Electronic Library Gale Resources. 

DLIS Webinars

Division Update With Amy Johnson

Amy L. Johnson will provide an update on the activities of the Division of Library and Information Services, sharing the status of statewide projects and giving an overview of activities, issues and programs that impact the Florida library community. 

Join colleagues from around the state for this opportunity to interact with the Division Director.

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Eastern

Survival Guide for Special District Libraries

The survival guide includes:

  • Defining a special district, dependent vs. independent
  • Applicable laws and governing body meeting requirements
  • Budget requirements
  • Required filings
  • Perks
  • Minimum website requirements and resources for technical assistance

This webinar will be packed with great information for current special districts and those considering entering special district status. 

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Thursday, August 2, 2018
3:00 to 4:00 p.m. Eastern

FLYP Summer Statistics Refresher

What summer statistics will you need for the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) annual statistical review? In this webinar, Jana Fine will tell you.  

Please send your questions in advance. 

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Friday, August 3, 2018 
2:00 to 3:00 p.m. Eastern

Florida Braille and Talking Books Library

Please join Emily Hart as she hosts a conversation with the Florida Department of Education's Jim Woolyhand. Jim is Bureau Chief of the statewide Braille and Talking Books Library.
Discussions will include:  
  • How the Braille and Talking Books programs benefit the citizens of Florida.
  • The value offered to patrons who need this service. 
Register Now
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
2:00 to 3:00 p.m. Eastern  

Online Discussions

Public Library Director Discussion: Marketing Today

Public library directors and their public relations staff are invited to attend this discussion on marketing. Share your successes and challenges:

  • Telling your library's story
  • Developing a marketing plan
  • Targeting specific populations
  • Involving staff
  • Using social media, word of mouth, etc.

Register Now
Friday, July 27, 2018
2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Eastern

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.