Monthly Member Spotlight: March

Library Staff Member Spotlight Britney Hord Library Services Manager Largo Public Library My name is Britney Hord and I have worked for Largo Public Library for nine years. I became a librarian because I wanted to help people find resources and information that would...

Delivery RFP Questions

Thank you for your interest in the Florida Library Delivery Service. Below are responses to questions asked from potential vendors:   Examples of bags and totes used to deliver material:         Is technology something that the library consortia would be interested in...

Libraries and Food Insecurity

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...

TBLC Library Champion Awards

TBLC is pleased to announce that Manatee County Commissioner Larry Bustle and his wife Edie and Senator Jack Latvala who represents parts of Pinellas and Pasco Counties are the recipients of its 2016 Library Champion Awards. Mr. Bustle served on the Manatee County...

Harwood Public Innovators Lab

On September 21st through 23rd strong contingents of library 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...