News & Highlights
Fall Events 2017
New Public Library Directors Orientation
For new public library directors by invitation only
Public Library Directors Meeting
For public library directors and library leaders of Florida
Check out other events in our community that might be of interest.
During the first week of October, Sunshine State Library Leadership Institute Year 14 participants and mentors (PDF) gathered at their respective host sites in Niceville and High Springs for session one.
Together with their mentors, the participants:
- Created their own leadership definition.
- Identified areas for professional development.
- Charted out their mentoring partnership.
- Discussed their leadership projects.
IMLS Funding Reports
The Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS) has released detailed funding reports for the past six years. These documents:
- Provide a one-stop summary of publicly available data distributed across multiple databases.
- Include total dollars and counts of grants and awards.
- List all museums and libraries receiving IMLS grants.
- Describe the library Grants to States program projects.
Libraries and Disaster Recovery
When Florida is hard hit by storms and other disasters, libraries across the state respond by serving their communities in a variety of ways. They have helped prepare for and endure disasters and have worked to reassemble their communities after these events.