The Tampa Bay Library Consortium is pleased to announce that Sarasota County’s Shannon Staub, Senator Jeff Brandes from Pinellas County, and Senator Jack Latvala who represents parts of Pinellas and Pasco Counties as the recipients of its 2017 Library Champion Awards. TBLC Library Champion Awards are granted to recognize elected or appointed officials who have demonstrated exceptional support for, […]
It is common knowledge that libraries are on the front lines facing a lot of things, but a major issue that libraries are starting to address is hunger. We surveyed libraries in our region to find out what they were doing to address this issue. We have compiled the findings here. If your library is participating […]
Shortly before her recent retirement, Barbara Pickell, then Director of the Clearwater Public Library System, wrote a description of the collaborative role the library played and continues to play in the City of Clearwater’s Economic Development efforts. She described how the library was a major collaborator and partner in advancing the City’s vision, particularly in […]
“Clearwater Public Library System: A Century of Service”, a short documentary produced by TBLC’s Media Content Producer, Tobias Riesterer, has been selected to screen at the Silver Screen for Short Films Festival! The film will screen on Wednesday, April 12 from 7-9 pm at the AMC Sundial 20 in St. Pete! Tickets can be purchased here. UPDATE: […]
On February 17, Sarasota County Public Libraries hosted a staff day event and invited library professionals from all over the state to attend. The keynote speaker at the event was R. David Lankes, a nationally renowned speaker and author, and Director of the University of South Carolina School of Library & Information Science. He is […]
Staff from the Manatee County Public Library System and Sarasota County Libraries completed a two and a half day Harwood Institute for Public Innovation lab sponsored and coordinated by the Patterson Foundation.
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Now that summer reading has come to an end, take a few moments to reflect on what you have accomplished.
Thanks to Andrew Breidenbaugh and Laura Doyle from Hillsborough County Public Library Cooperative for sharing their insight