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 […]
Tricia Smith of the St. Petersburg Public Library System, and Chris Brackett of Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library presented a session titled “Queens, Kings, and ACE: LGBTQ+ Reader’s Advisory” at the 2019 FLA Conference. Both presenters were incredibly generous and allowed us to share their presentation with our members. This is an excellent reader’s advisory resource. […]
2019 Florida Library Association Award Winners Announced! The 2019 Florida Library Association Awards have been announced. Several TBLC member libraries have been honored: Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library Library of the Year Outstanding Business/Media Partner–WTTA News Channel 8 working with Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library Library Web Presence Citrus County Library System Outstanding New Librarian– Adam Chang […]
Elling Eide Center Research Library and Preserve We at TBLC are so excited to introduce our latest member library, the Elling Eide Center, a private research library and nature preserve overlooking Little Sarasota bay. The research library at the Elling Eide Center is a leading resource for Asian Studies in the southeastern United States. It […]