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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

08/16/2022
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Bystander Intervention In Public Spaces Training
Online, _______ Florida
Online
08/18/2022
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Hot Hot Hot: Neutrality and Trust in the Public Library
Online, _______ Florida
Online
08/23/2022
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Designing Effective Library Signage : Best Practices, Tips, and Guidelines
Online, _______ Florida
Online
09/01/2022
9:30 am - 3:30 pm
VIP 2022 - Work: In Progress
RP Funding Center – Lakeland, Lakeland Florida

09/08/2022
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Engaging Library Outreach to Underserved Communities
Online, _______ Florida
Online
09/14/2022
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
What Customers Really Want: Getting Back to Basics
West Osceola Branch Library – Multi Purpose Room, Kissimmee FL
FacetoFace
09/20/2022
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cataloging 101
Online, _______ Florida
Online
09/23/2022
9:30 am - 2:30 pm
TBLC 2022 Annual Membership Meeting
Florida Southern College, Lakeland FL

09/28/2022
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cataloging 102 (New Date)
Online, _______ Florida
Online
10/19/2022
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sensory Storytime and Supporting Neurodivergent Children at Your Library
Online, _______ Florida
Online
10/20/2022
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Getting Started with Digitizing Your Special Collections Online
10/25/2022
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Working Out : Building Your Confidence Muscle
Online, _______ Florida
Online
11/03/2022
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Strategic Planning When You Can’t Afford a Consultant
Online, _______ Florida
Online
11/29/2022
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Denied! Why 90% of Grant Proposals Don't Get Funded Online
11/30/2022
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Communication Skills for Library Staff
Online, _______ Florida
Online
12/01/2022
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Advanced Canva
Online, _______ Florida
Online
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
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
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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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