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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

09/22/2021
10:00 am - 11:30 am
From Fear to Fortitude – the steps needed to move forward
Online, _______ Florida

09/28/2021
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Find Your Bliss @ Work ~ Really
Online, _______ Florida
Online
10/05/2021
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Making Your Images Ready For The Web
Online, _______ Florida
Online
10/12/2021
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Designing the Post-Pandemic Library 
Online, _______ Florida
Online
10/12/2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FHSLA/TBLC ~ Literacy from A to T: Accessing and Utilizing Technology to Manage Your Health
Online, _______ Florida
Online
10/28/2021
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Self-Care During Stressful Times
Online, _______ Florida
Online
11/03/2021
9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Digital Promotion
Oldsmar Public Library, Oldsmar FL
FacetoFace
11/10/2021
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Cross-Training for Happier Staff & Happier Patrons
Online, _______ Florida

11/16/2021
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Introduction to OpenRefine
Online, _______ Florida
Online
11/18/2021
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Building Great Programs for Seniors
Online, _______ Florida
Online
12/02/2021
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Getting Digitally Organized
Online, _______ Florida
Online
12/13/2021
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Introduction to Cricut
Oldsmar Public Library, Oldsmar FL
FacetoFace
12/16/2021
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Stories by Hand with Kathy MacMillan
Online, _______ Florida
Online
12/17/2021
10:00 am - 11:30 am
A Universal Design Approach to Creating Accessible Library Experiences
Online, _______ Florida
Online
01/06/2022
9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Effective Presentation And Facilitation Skills
Gulf Gate Public Library, Sarasota FL
FacetoFace
01/18/2022
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Motivation From The Inside Out
Online, _______ Florida
Online
01/20/2022
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Web Mythology: What People Believe About Websites and Why They’re Wrong
Online, _______ Florida
Online
01/27/2022
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Welcoming and Celebrating LGBTQ+ Voices in Library Services, Collections, and Programs for All Ages
Online, _______ Florida
Online
02/03/2022
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Strategic Storytelling as Library Marketing and Advocacy
Online, _______ Florida
Online
02/07/2022
9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Basic Book Repair Workshop
Oldsmar Public Library, Oldsmar FL
FacetoFace
02/10/2022
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Avoid Programming Burnout Tap into Your Interests to Stay Engaged
Online, _______ Florida
Online
02/11/2022
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Getting Hit on by Customers: Women (and men) share their tools for stopping unwanted attention
Online, _______ Florida
Online
02/15/2022
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Information Literacy Across the Content Areas
Online, _______ Florida
Online
02/18/2022
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Don’t Step in the Leadership
Online, _______ Florida
Online
03/03/2022
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
The Library Leadership Clinic: Taking Your Skills to the Next Level
Barbara S. Ponce Public Library, Pinellas Park FL
FacetoFace
03/25/2022
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Programming with Python and PyMARC
Online, _______ Florida
Online
04/28/2022
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Beyond the Basics: Next Level Readers’ Advisory - 2 Part
Online, _______ Florida
Online
05/04/2022
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Linked Data & Bibframe in Context
Online, _______ Florida
Online
05/05/2022
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
How to Create Accessible PDFs
Online, _______ Florida
Online
05/12/2022
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Can’t We All Just Get Along?
Online, _______ Florida
Online
05/18/2022
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Controlled Digital Lending
Online, _______ Florida
Online
06/03/2022
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Stuck in the Weeds
Online, _______ Florida
Online
06/14/2022
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Intentional Blind Spots: Are You Seeing Only What You Want To See?
Online, _______ Florida
Online
06/21/2022
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Intellectual Freedom and Social Justice
Online, _______ Florida
Online
07/20/2022
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
The Art of Communication
Rocky Bluff Library, Ellenton FL
FacetoFace
09/08/2022
10:00 am - 11:00 am
TBLC - Engaging Library Outreach to Underserved Communities
Online, _______ Florida
Online
09/20/2022
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cataloging 101
Online, _______ Florida
Online
09/23/2022
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cataloging 102
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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