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Director Connections

Library Administration and Planning

Stay connected

Join your peers in one or more of our series of quarterly virtual meetings.

Library Cooperative Directors: This meeting is intended for the directors of Florida's public library cooperatives, and attendance is by invitation only.

Information is forthcoming.

Municipal Directors: This meeting is intended for public library directors of the state’s municipal libraries to have a chance to meet, discuss the needs of your diverse communities, and share common challenges and opportunities.

We are working to reschedule this meeting.
Register now.

Directors of Small & Rural Libraries: This meeting is intended for directors of libraries in small or rural communities to discuss the unique challenges and opportunities facing their patrons and libraries.

Wednesday, June 26, 2024
2 - 3 p.m. Eastern
Register now.

New Directors: This meeting will allow new or transitioning library leaders to discuss issues that are unique to their libraries, and share ideas or challenges that come up as they assume their new roles as a public library directors.

Information is forthcoming.

New directors

Are you a new director learning the lay of the land in your community?

Are you trying to figure out what laws impact your library?

Here’s what you need to know today:

Division Orientation

New directors and DLIS staff at the 2023 Orientation

Get to know us better on Tuesday, December 10, 2024, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern at the Division Orientation

Marketing for busy library staff

Review recordings and supporting documents of three weeks of online meetings on how to market and promote your library. 

Contact us

To talk about library planning and administration and director connections, contact us at [email protected] or 850.245.6614.

For FY2023-24, the percentage of total costs for the Director Connections program financed with federal money is 67%; the federal dollar amount to be spent on the programs is $87,265. This program does not include any non-governmental funding.

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.