“Winning Grants” and “The Internet of Things” -2 free webinars

Thanks to TBLC, check out (and register) for these upcoming webinars, open to all Florida Library personnel.

Winning Library Grants
June 4th, 2015 — 2:00 – 3:00 pm ET.
Wondering how to get started writing grants for your library? Grants can support the changing needs in your community while your budget is flat or shrinking and provide many benefits (in addition to funding!). Stephanie Gerding’s grant webinars are known for being easy to understand, motivating, fun and full of valuable tips. Learn how to quickly locate grant opportunities through free resources, find out what funders are looking for in a successful grant proposal, and discover real library grant success techniques from librarians just like you. Practical advice, easy grants for beginners, partnership ideas, and valuable resource lists will be shared. You’ll be excited, motivated, and ready to win grants for your library!

Instructor: Stephanie Gerding Register Today for the Live Webinar Can’t attend the live webinar on June 4th? Register here for access to the recording, available within 5 days of the live event.

What Is The Internet of Things and How Can We Use It?
June 8th, 2015 — 12:00 – 1:00 pm ET.

Mobile technology has made the Internet of Things (IoT) possible. With wifi powered light bulbs, thermostats we can control from our phone and devices that tell us how much energy we’re using in our homes/businesses the sky’s the limit. In this session Nicole Engard will walk you through what technologies are out there for your home and library. She will cover how to keep yourself secure and discuss future design ideas for the Internet of Things’ usefulness in our libraries.

Instructor: Nicole Engard.   Register Today for the Live Webinar .  Can’t attend the live webinar on June 8th? Register here for access to the recording, available within 5 days of the live event.