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Services for Libraries

Save the Date

2019 Division Orientation
Monday, November 18 

2019 Annual Public Library Directors Meeting
Tuesday – Wednesday, November 19 – 20 

Municipal Public Library Assembly
Wednesday – Thursday, November 20 – 21 

Tallahassee, Florida

News & Highlights

Apply for the SSLLI

The Sunshine State Library Leadership Institute prepares individuals to lead libraries today and into the future. The Institute includes:

  • 10 face-to-face learning sessions.
  • Online learning resources.
  • Self-selected, goal-based mentoring partnerships.

If you are a dynamic, creative and achievement-oriented individual who is interested in increasing and improving your library leadership knowledge and skills, apply today.

STEM/Space Activities

Inspired by the [email protected] My Library event, we've gathered resources to help you create programs and activities for summer and beyond. 

Explore the sun moon and stars, planets and the universe, rockets and space life, and STEM. 

Check out our STEM page and feel free to share your own space-related activities with Jana Fine at [email protected]

Stars in the Sunshine State: Revamping Summer Reading

Florida’s libraries do amazing things. We take a look at some of their special projects, achievements and awards on our Stars in the Sunshine State pages

Heading into summer 2018, a staff shortage meant that Fort Walton Beach Public Library had to do things differently since the program would rely entirely on a single librarian. 

Read about their community partnerships, library events, take-home activities and the results of their experiment.


Florida Libraries As: LUPD as Publisher

Florida libraries go beyond books. Check out our story on Lynn University Digital Press

Lynn University didn't stop at instituting tablet-based learning, they created LUPD, run by the library, to publish faculty-written iBooks that students get for free. 

You can watch videos on iPad learning as well. 

We have stories on Florida Libraries As disaster relief centers, workforce recovery centers, galleries and more. 

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    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.