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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

03/09/2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FHSLA /TBLC Sleep Awareness
Online, _______ Florida
Online
03/16/2021
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sustaining Access Responsibly with Controlled Digital Lending
03/25/2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
“Let’s Try It!” Library Outreach in a Culture of Yes
Online, _______ Florida
Online
03/26/2021
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Organization and Time Management
Online, _______ Florida
Online
03/29/2021
All Day
Advanced Genealogy Research Techniques for Librarians - ALA eCourse
04/01/2021
All Day
Nibbles of Knowledge: Dealing With Difficult People
04/01/2021
All Day
Nibbles of Knowledge: What the World Needs Now…Is Patience!
04/06/2021
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free Online Tools to Increase Your Workflow & Productivity
Online, _______ Florida
Online
04/13/2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FHSLA/TBLC ~ National Autism Awareness Month
Online, _______ Florida
Online
04/14/2021
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Re-Discover the Florida Digital Newspaper Library
Online, _______ Florida

04/15/2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Autism 101 for Libraries: What is Autism Spectrum Disorder and How Can We Help Students and Families at the Library?
Online, _______ Florida
Online
04/29/2021
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Tools for Tense Situations: Reducing Conflicts With Patrons As Libraries Return to the New Normal
Online, _______ Florida
Online
05/01/2021
All Day
Nibbles of Knowledge: The Art of Saying No to Customers
05/04/2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Teaching Better Online Privacy
Online, _______ Florida
Online
05/13/2021
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Excel for Technical Services
Online, _______ Florida
Online
05/14/2021
9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Go for the GOALS
Online, _______ Florida
Online
05/25/2021
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cross-Training for a Flexible Workforce
Online, _______ Florida
Online
06/08/2021
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Negotiation and Cost Containment for eCollections
Online, _______ Florida
Online
06/09/2021
10:00 am - 11:30 am
RDA Cataloging ~ Construction and Use of Relationships
Online, _______ Florida
Online
07/08/2021
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Bookclub Reboot
Online, _______ Florida
Online
07/20/2021
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Video Captioning
Online, _______ Florida
Online
08/12/2021
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Social Media Content Trends
Online, _______ Florida
Online
08/24/2021
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
How Do We S.E.R.V.E. Our Customers?
Online, _______ Florida
Online
09/09/2021
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Media Literacy in Libraries
Online, _______ Florida
Online
09/21/2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
First Impressions Matter: How to Win Friends in Admissions and Influence Prospective Students
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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