TBLC 2017 Legislative Champion Awards Announced

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, […]

Clearwater Public Library System’s Collaborative Role in the City of Clearwater’s Economic Development Efforts

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 […]

TBLC produced “Clearwater Public Library System: A Century of Service” selected to screen at local film festival

“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: […]

Sarasota County Public Libraries Staff Day ft. R. David Lankes

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 […]

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