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Library Development



Continuing education, SSLLI, meetings



LSTA, State Aid, Construction Grants, E-Rate



Data tables, data displays, Annual Statistical Report Form



FEL, SDI, Florida Memory, State Library



Stars in the Sunshine State, Florida Libraries As...



About BLD, Programs list

News & Highlights

Public Library Data Tables available

In 2022-2023, Florida public libraries:

  • Were visited more than 42 million times, 6 million more visits than the year before.  
  • Held more than 190,000 programs for more than 4 million Floridians.
  • Instructed almost one and a half million users in how to better use technology.

Review these statistics and more: 2022-2023 Public Library Statistics & Ranked Data Tables.

DLIS Discussions

We host monthly, open discussions for Florida library staff that focus on a particular topic. 

In July we will talk about community outreach.  

Register now
Monday, July 15, 2024
3:00 - 4:00 p.m. Eastern

Explore other topics we've covered

Suggest a discussion topic: [email protected].


Data Displays

We've created new data displays about how Florida libraries serve Florida's children, young adults, adults, and Hispanic patrons

Visit our Data & Statistics webpage to download these colorful PDFs to help tell your library story. 

If you work for a Florida library, we work for you!

E-Rate in Disaster Areas

How has E-Rate been affected in counties damaged by Hurricane Ian and designated as Affected Disaster Areas by FEMA? 

Deadlines have been extended, service substitutions can help replace damaged or destroyed equipment, document retention guidelines have changed and more. 

Read the specifics on our E-Rate page.


    imls180.for.panel.jpgMany of these resources and programs are funded under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Florida's LSTA program is administered by the Department of State's Division of Library and Information Services.