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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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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

08/06/2020
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
TBLC Virtual Member Meetup: Academic Library Focus
Online, _______ Florida
Online
08/12/2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FHSLA and TBLC Webinar: Back to School During COVID-19
Online, _______ Florida
Online
08/14/2020
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
VIP 2020- Find Your Spark
Online, _______ Florida

08/17/2020
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Inclusive Customer Service for People with Disabilities
Online, _______ Florida
Online
08/18/2020 - 09/29/2020
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Library Tech Planning for Today and Tomorrow - Course
Online, _______ Florida

08/19/2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Virtual Member Meetup: Q&A on All Things COVID-19 and Libraries with Anne Shepherd
Online, _______ Florida
Online
08/20/2020
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Collection Management Basics
Online, _______ Florida
Online
08/21/2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
De-escalating Potentially Violent Situations
Online, _______ Florida
Online
08/26/2020
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mysteries of MARC
Online, _______ Florida
Online
08/27/2020
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The ABCs of Great Customer Service - 2 Part Webinar
Online, _______ Florida
Online
09/08/2020
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Basic Book Repair for Libraries
Online, _______ Florida
Online
09/10/2020
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Shelflisting 101: All about LC Call Numbers
Online, _______ Florida
Online
09/16/2020
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Emotional Intelligence: What It Is and Why It Matters in Your Workplace - 2 Part Webinar
Online, _______ Florida
Online
09/18/2020
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
TBLC Annual Membership Meeting 2020
Online, _______ Florida
Online
09/22/2020
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Creating Records in BIBFRAME
Online, _______ Florida
Online
09/24/2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Grant Writing
Online, _______ Florida
Online
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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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