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Director Connections

Library Administration and Planning

Stay connected

Join your peers in one or more of our series of quarterly virtual meetings.

Library Cooperative Directors: This meeting is intended for the directors of Florida's public library cooperatives, and attendance is by invitation.

Information on the next meeting is forthcoming.

Municipal Directors: This meeting is intended for public library directors of the state’s municipal libraries to have a chance to meet, discuss the needs of your diverse communities, and share common challenges and opportunities.

Information on the next meeting is forthcoming.

Directors of Small & Rural Libraries: This meeting is intended for directors of libraries in small or rural communities to discuss the unique challenges and opportunities facing their patrons and libraries.

Information on the next meeting is forthcoming.

New Directors: This meeting will allow new or transitioning library leaders to discuss issues that are unique to their libraries, and share ideas or challenges that come up as they assume their new roles as a public library directors.

Information on the next meeting is forthcoming.

These meetings are not recorded.

New directors

Are you a new director learning the lay of the land in your community?

Are you trying to figure out what laws impact your library?

Here’s what you need to know today:

Division Orientation

The next Division Orientation will be held in early 2022.

Marketing for busy library staff

Review recordings and supporting documents of three weeks of online meetings on how to market and promote your library. 

Contact us

To talk about library planning and administration and director connections, contact us at [email protected].

For FY2021-22, the percentage of total costs for the Director Connections program financed with federal money is 66%; the federal dollar amount to be spent on the programs is $50,607. These programs do not include any non-governmental funding.

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.