New Public Library Directors Orientation
When and Where
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.
Attendees are new public library directors from across Florida.
The purpose of the meeting is to provide an opportunity for new library directors from across the state to:
- Learn about DLIS programs, resources and services.
- Gain new insights and skills from contemporaries and leaders within Florida's library community.
- Network with colleagues and build working relationships.
- Tour the State Library and Archives, Capitol Branch and Capitol Building.
Benefits to Attendees
Orientation attendees will be provided with information and materials on ways to:
- Expand services for learning and access to information and educational resources in a variety of formats, in all types of libraries, for individuals of all ages.
- Develop library services that provide all users access to information through local, state, regional, national, and international electronic networks.
- Provide electronic and other linkages between and among all types of libraries.
- Develop public and private partnerships with other agencies and community-based organizations.
- Target library services to individuals of diverse geographic, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds; to individuals with disabilities; and to individuals with limited functional literacy or information skills.
- Target library and information services to persons having difficulty using a library and to underserved urban and rural communities, including children from families with incomes below the poverty line.
If you are a new public library director, we will email you an Orientation invitation.
For more about this meeting, contact Sandy Newell at email@example.com or 850.245.6624.