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  • State Representative Irv Schlossberg, Legislative Award

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  • 1.  
  • 2. Who are we?
    • The Florida Library Association is the state-wide membership association of libraries, their employees and supporters, and organizations and businesses providing services to libraries.
    Library Supporters Libraries & Library Service Organizations Library Employees of All Types Businesses
  • 3. What does FLA do?
    • Promotes Florida libraries of all types
    • Advocates for libraries, library funding, intellectual freedom and privacy rights
    • Acquaints the public and government officials with library issues
  • 4.
    • Builds relationships in the Florida library community
    • Provides members with
      • Information
      • Professional development
      • Continuing education
      • Collegial environment for sharing
      • Publications & guidelines
      • Platform for issues
      • Scholarships and recognition awards
      • Leadership opportunities
      • Networking/communication tools
  • 5. Promotes Libraries
  • 6. Advocates
    • Library Day event at the Florida Legislature
    • Professional Lobbyist
    • Library Day in Washington, D.C.
    • Legislative Committee
  • 7. Informs the Public & Government Officials State Representative Irv Schlossberg receiving an FLA award for his support of libraries
  • 8. Builds Relationships
    • Chapter of the American Library Association
    • Freedom to Read Foundation
    • Founding partner of the Florida Book Awards
    • Florida Association for Media in Education
    • Support legislative positions of:
      • College Center for Library Automation
      • Florida Center for Library Automation
      • Florida Association for Media in Education
  • 9. Provides members with…
    • Recognition at annual awards event
    Scholarships
  • 10. Professional Development & Continuing Education
    • Annual conferences
    • Mini Conferences in the Panhandle
    • Friends, Foundations & Boards workshops
    • Opportunities to learn from peers
  • 11. Collegial Environment for Sharing
    • Promoting resource sharing among libraries of all types
    • Coordinating with multi-type library cooperatives
  • 12. Publications & Guidelines
    • Florida Libraries – a peer-reviewed journal
    • Public Library Standards
    • Intellectual Freedom Manual
  • 13. Platform for Issues
    • Vamos a Cuba case – an intellectual freedom challenge
    • Privatization of public libraries challenge
    • Child Internet safety education – implementing state requirements
  • 14. Leadership opportunities
      • Executive Board and Committees
      • Member groups
      • Publications
      • Partnerships
  • 15. Networking/Collaborating with Others
    • Committee work doing the Association’s business
    • FLA’s Facebook page
    • Tweeting at the FLA Conference
    • Email lists
    • Member Groups
    • Continuing education & conference presentations
    • Poster sessions
  • 16. We’d love to see you at the 2012 Annual Conference!
    • Conference 2012 April 18 - 20, 2012 Wyndham Orlando Resort
                                   
  • 17. We invite you to join FLA today!
    • www.flalib.org