News & Highlights
The Division hosts monthly, open discussions for Florida library staff that focus on a particular topic.
In April we will discuss hybrid programming. Please join us to share your ideas!
Monday, April 19, 2021, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. Eastern
No registration necessary. Join us from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
Contact us at 850.245.6622 or [email protected] if you have questions or to suggest a discussion topic.
Public Library Data Tables available
In 2018-2019, Florida's pubic libraries loaned more than 99.6 million items to more than 12.3 million borrowers.
Public library staff trained almost three million Floridians how to use computers and over 430,000 youth in internet safety.
Review these statistics and more on the 2018-2019 Public Library Statistics & Ranked Data Tables page.
We publish five years of these data tables on our Library Data and Statistics page.
Connection Creators Meeting
No registration needed.
Wednesday, June 9, 2021
2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Eastern
Join us for a quarterly, online meeting of the E-Government/Community Engagement Workgroup to discuss how to support and market the services libraries provide to their communities.
In June we'll discuss hurricane preparedness, but other topics are welcome.
Stars in the Sunshine State: Bike Checkout
Florida’s libraries do amazing things. We take a look at some of their special projects and achievements on our Stars in the Sunshine State pages.
In our latest feature, the Winter Park Public Library offers free bicycle checkouts to patrons and provides historical bike tours.