image/svg+xml image/svg+xml General information from the CDC about Coronavirus (COVID-19) https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/ image/svg+xml image/svg+xml What’s the proper way to wash your hands? https://www.cdc.gov/handwashing/ image/svg+xml image/svg+xml Where can I track the known cases of Coronavirus? https://systems.jhu.edu/research/public-health/ncov/
It is with sad hearts that we announce the passing of Florida Division of Library and Information Services family member Sandy Newell. She has been a passionate supporter of Florida’s library staff over the 28 years she has been with the Division. She will be greatly missed.
What is 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. […]
Dr. Barbara J. Stites, Interim Dean of the Wilson G. Bradshaw Library at Florida Gulf Coast University, Ft. Myers, Florida is retiring on December 24, 2019 concluding a 44-year career in education and libraries. Barbara began her career as an elementary school teacher, moving to management of high school library media centers, then business and […]
National Friends of Libraries Week Casey McPhee and Geri Remming It’s time to honor some of the hardest working volunteers in libraries – Friends of Libraries groups. United for Libraries will coordinate the 14th annual National Friends of Libraries Week which takes place Oct. 20-26, 2019. Many libraries take this opportunity to put forward community […]
The Mark Mazurek Gaming Center opened Friday, September 27th, at the Palm Harbor Library. There was a large crowd of approximately 200 people in attendance as the brightly colored new center was unveiled. Bill Mazurek, father of Mark Mazurek a beloved young library staff member who died in 2017 for which the center was named, […]
805 Lit + Art, an award-winning literary journal published by the Manatee County Public Library System, is honored to announce the inclusion of a short story in The Best Small Fictions 2019. The short story, “Whatever They Told You Not to Be” by writer Natalie Hernandez, will appear in addition to short fiction by Carmen […]
STARLAB portable planetariums are now working with libraries to provide an immersive and interactive research and learning tool. During June and July, STARLAB will be offering special discounts for libraries as well. For more information, please contact Stephan Karnauch. View PowerPoint here: StarLab Presentation StarLab is the first truly portable planetarium. Invented in 1977 by […]