Get your geek on

Geek the Library is a community-based public awareness campaign designed to highlight the vital role of public libraries for individuals and communities, and raise awareness about the critical funding issues they face. The website, which uses “geek” as a...

WOMM: customer service counts!

Word-of-mouth marketing is the best and most powerful way for you to get your message to potential customers.  (Click here for more info about WOMM in your library.) The following post, courtesy of Alison Circle at LibaryJournal.com’s Bubble Room, explains how...

ResumeMaker offers discount and free trial

ResumeMaker is offering a group discount free trial period to TBLC members. See below for more details, and contact Vickie Frost at (813) 622-8252 (ext. 224) for more information. ResumeMaker helps job seekers write professional resumes and search millions of job...

Librarians now add social work to their resumes

By Will Van Sant, Times Staff Writer Librarians have an image problem — stern face, thick round glasses, “shush!” —- which they parody with Web sites like Warrior Librarian, Macho Librarians with Guns, Librarian Avengers. Now, harsh reality has swept...

What can TBLC do for you?

Florida libraries are going through a time of transition, and many of you are taking on more responsibilities in your job, or even taking on completely new roles that may require targeted training. Or perhaps budget restraints in your library have caused high tension...