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FLA develops programs and undertakes leadership activities for all areas of librarianship. FLA works with other professional organizations facilitating productive links within the library community; provides opportunities for librarians and support staff to advance their skills so that they can maintain their effectiveness in the new information age; and continues its role as legislative advocate for excellence in all types of library service within the State of Florida and beyond.
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The Handheld Librarian Online Conference is excited to present nine hours of non-stop, blockbuster presentations on eBooks, social media, engaged users, mobile instruction, games, and technology tools. With keynotes from Lee Rainie & Ellyssa Kroski, and presenters from all over library land, and a second day of essential workshops on the state of the eReader lead by Sue Polanka & jQuery Mobile with Chad Mairn and Jason A. Clark.
Check out our jam-packed program including noted speakers Boyhum Kim, Iman Moradi, Robin Ashford, Bree Kirsch, Earnestine Adeyemoun, Willie Miller and David Lee King This is a not to be missed conference!
Can’t be there for the whole day? You will have access to the Archive to view after the conference. Individuals can Register for Conference Only (Aug. 15, 2012) - US $65, Register for Conference (Aug. 15, 2012) and Workshops (Aug. 16, 2012) (add $35 each workshop). Reduced pricing is available on the website for groups.
REGISTER NOW for the August 15 conference and August 16 workshops at: http://handheldlibrarian.org
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Florida Library Snapshot Day- Wednesday, November 2, 2011
Is your library ready?
Help us spread the word and ask your colleagues to participate!
Talk to your co-workers, supervisors, and friends about this initiative and get them motivated!
Be sure to register online!
All the information you need is available on the Florida Library Snapshot Day website.
Remember, you can pick ANY DAY to participate between October 30 and November 5. Statistics, photos and comments should be submitted by November 16.
Use the results to your Library’s advantage! Check out these 16 Easy Ways to Make Snapshot Success Work for Your Library!
Still have questions? The Florida Library Snapshot Day Committee is here to help you, so please contact us if you need any assistance.
The Florida Library Association and the Florida Department of State’s Division of Library and Information Services are organizing this event as part of a broader public relations campaign organized by the American Library Association.
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The Daniel A. Cannon Library at St. Leo University will host the documentary film by Hulia Haslett, "An Encounter with Simone Weil" on September 19 at 7pm at the Student Center.
Read more about Weil, political activist and advocate for the poor and disenfranchised, at
For questions about the film showing, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 352-588-8261.
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