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Fall 2016 Events

New Public Library Directors Orientation

Tuesday, October 18 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m 
Gallery for Innovation and the Arts, R.A. Gray Building

Optional dinner at Jacob's Restaurant in the DoubleTree on Monday, October 17 at 6:00 p.m. 

We invite new public library directors from across the state to attend. There is no registration fee for this meeting.

To confirm your invitation or ask for more information, contact Sandy Newell at or 850.245.6624.

Public Library Directors Meeting

Wednesday, October 19 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Thursday, October 20 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
DoubleTree Tallahassee

We invite all Florida public library directors and administrative heads, multitype library cooperative executive directors and special guests to attend this meeting.

The registration fee is $165. 

For more information, contact Jill Canono at or 850.245.6648.

Rural, Small and/or Under-Resourced Library Staff and Leadership Assembly

Thursday, October 20 from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. 
DoubleTree Tallahassee

Friday, October 21 from 8:00 a.m. noon
Room 307 of the R.A. Gray Building

This meeting is open to public library administrators and staff, but seating is limited. Once 25 attendees register, registration will close. There is no registration fee for this meeting.  

Contact Sandy Newell at or 850.245.6624 for more information.

Leadership Institute

Read an overview of the program, learn if you are eligible, view the application and more.

2015 Directors Meeting

Read about our presenters, see their presentations and more.

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.