WELCOME TO TBLC!

 

The Tampa Bay Library Consortium, Inc. (TBLC) is a nonprofit Multitype Library Cooperative that assists and empowers over 120 libraries. All types of libraries – public, academic, school and specialized – are members. Since 1979, TBLC has worked with member libraries to provide better, faster service to the residents of central Florida.

PROGRAMS & SERVICES

TBLC provides ongoing programs and services for members and libraries through out Florida including:

Training & Workshops

With a regional focus on continuing education, TBLC offers training in the form of webinars, in-person workshops, conference-style events, and blended learning courses.

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Florida Library Delivery Service

All Florida libraries that are members of FLIN are eligible to participate in the Florida Library Delivery Service, which provides pickup and delivery of interlibrary loan materials among over 200 libraries throughout Florida.

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Florida Library Webinars

Florida Webinars is dedicated to bringing the most accurate, relevant and current training to staff working in Florida Libraries. We believe that a well trained library staff makes for an excellent service to its community.

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Ask A Librarian
Ask a Librarian provides Florida residents with virtual reference service via live chat and text messaging Sunday – Saturday. 
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Video Production

TBLC offers FREE video production services to member libraries. Our Award-Winning Media Content Producer is available to help you create media content for your library and staff.

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TRAININGS & UPCOMING EVENTS

Date/Time Event Type

12/03/2019 - 10/01/2020
12:00 am
Librarian’s Guide to Homelessness - Self Paced Online Training (Round 2)
Online, _______ Florida
Online
02/21/2020
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Intersections of Scholarly Communication & Information Literacy
The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art ~ Chao Lecture Hall in the Center for Asian Art, Sarasota FL
FacetoFace
02/25/2020
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Networking Experience
Sheraton Tampa Brandon Hotel – Palm Room, Tampa FL
FacetoFace
02/28/2020
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Census 2020 in-person
Gulf Gate Public Library, Sarasota FL
FacetoFace
03/05/2020
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Train the Trainer: A Roadmap to Maximizing Learning Resources in Your Library Course
TBLC Training Facility, Tampa FL
FacetoFace, Online
03/10/2020
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Managing Library Trustees and The Library Governing Board
Online, _______ Florida
Online
03/12/2020
9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Word of Mouth, Word of Mouse – Getting People Talking, Sharing and Influencing for Your Library
Oldsmar Public Library, Oldsmar FL
FacetoFace
03/27/2020
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Efficient Librarian: Productivity Strategies for Workplace Success
Cooper Memorial Library, Clermont FL
FacetoFace
04/03/2020
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
MarcEdit for Complete Beginners
Florida Southern College – Christoverson Humanities Building – Room CH111, Lakeland FL
FacetoFace
03/30/2020
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Programs and services for Aging Populations in libraries
Online, _______ Florida
Online
03/31/2020
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Managing the Friends Group and Library Foundation
Online, _______ Florida
Online
04/07/2020
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Copyright 101: Helping Patrons Understand Copyright (2 Part)
Online, _______ Florida
Online
04/10/2020
11:00 am - 1:30 pm
TBLC Lunch and Learn: Bok Tower Gardens
Bok Tower Gardens, Lake Wales FL
FacetoFace
04/16/2020
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Trends in Digital Privacy: Is There Even Such a Thing?
Online, _______ Florida
Online
04/22/2020
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Intermediate Imaging: Scanning Essentials
Polk County History Center, Bartow FL
FacetoFace
05/05/2020
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Libraries For All: Serving People with Disabilities At Your Library
Online, _______ Florida
Online
05/07/2020
9:30 am - 3:30 pm
The ABCs of Great Customer Service
James Weldon Johnson Community Library, St. Petersburg Fl
FacetoFace
05/20/2020
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Technology Conference - 2020
HCC Plant City Campus – John R. Trinkle Center, Plant City FL

06/01/2020
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Reducing Implicit Bias in Reference Interviews and Literature
Online, _______ Florida
Online
06/04/2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Grant Writing
Online, _______ Florida
Online
07/14/2020
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Transform Your Stacks
Online, _______ Florida
Online
08/20/2020
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Collection Management Basics
Online, _______ Florida
Online
09/17/2020
9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Generations in the Workplace
Robert W. Saunders, Sr. Public Library – Ada T. Payne Community Room A, Tampa FL
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CONTACT US

Give us a call, send us an email us, or fill out our form at:
813-622-8252 | info@tblc.org

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