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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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TRAININGS & UPCOMING EVENTS

Date/Time Event Type

12/12/2022
9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Emotional Intelligence: What It Is and Why It Matters in Your Workplace
Bruton Memorial Library, Plant City FL
FacetoFace
12/13/2022
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Advanced Canva - New Date
Online, _______ Florida
Online
12/15/2022
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Advanced Canva Online
01/10/2023
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Denied! Why 90% of Grant Proposals Don't Get Funded - New Date
Online, _______ Florida
Online
01/12/2023
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
PDA: Collection Love through Patron Driven Acquisition
Online, _______ Florida
Online
01/25/2023
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cutting Edge Libraries: Innovative Leadership From the Front Lines-To the Boss's Office
Barbara S. Ponce Public Library, Pinellas Park FL
FacetoFace
01/31/2023
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Bilingual Storytime
Online, _______ Florida
Online
02/01/2023
9:00 am - 11:00 am
End of MARC Planning for Transition to BIBFRAME
Online, _______ Florida
Online
02/06/2023
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Intermediate Book Repair Workshop
Oldsmar Public Library, Oldsmar FL
FacetoFace
02/07/2023
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Intermediate Book Repair Workshop
Oldsmar Public Library, Oldsmar FL
FacetoFace
02/09/2023
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Compassionate Patron Engagement: Homelessness, Mental Health and Challenging Situations at Our Libraries
Online, _______ Florida
Online
02/16/2023
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Mindfulness at Work
Online, _______ Florida
Online
03/01/2023
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Tools to Tackle Digital Literacy Skilling
Online, _______ Florida
Online
03/23/2023
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Respond vs. React
Online, _______ Florida
Online
03/28/2023
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Cranky Co-Workers ~And Other Difficult Behaviors!
Online, _______ Florida
Online
04/12/2023
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bouncing Back: Developing Resilience Amid Challenges And Change
Online, _______ Florida
Online
04/18/2023
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Challenging Patron Workshop: Library Security, Safety, and Service at the Moments of Truth
Bartow Public Library, Bartow, FL 33830 FL
FacetoFace
04/20/2023
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Programming for Adults with Developmental Disabilities: Why and How
Online, _______ Florida
Online
04/25/2023
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Color Me Digital: Color Theory in Online Marketing and Social Media
Online, _______ Florida
Online
05/02/2023
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Best Practices for Recording and Archiving using Zoom and Youtube
Online, _______ Florida
Online
05/04/2023
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Supporting a Dementia Friendly Library and Community
Online, _______ Florida
Online
05/10/2023
10:00 am - 11:30 am
The Secrets of Stellar Readers' Advisory Service
Online, _______ Florida
Online
05/24/2023
10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Metaverse: What Is It and Should Libraries Care?
Online, _______ Florida
Online
06/01/2023
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Three-Dimensional and Naturally Occurring Objects
Online, _______ Florida
Online
06/06/2023
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Users at the Center of Everything: Service Design in Rapidly Changing Libraries
Online, _______ Florida
Online
07/11/2023
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
We're All Technology Librarians Now Online
07/27/2023
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Understanding the Needs of Library Users with a Personality Disorder
Online, _______ Florida
Online
08/03/2023
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Thinking Forward-Revitalizing Your Keeping Up Habits
Online, _______ Florida
Online
08/11/2023
9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Tech Petting Zoo
Dunedin Public Library, Dunedin FL
FacetoFace
09/20/2023
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tension & Friction & Conflict – Oh, MY!
Online, _______ Florida
Online
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813-622-8252 | info@tblc.org

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