Administration and Management

#PIC411: Saving the Day when the Manager’s Away

  • Gregory Pierce, Jacksonville Public Library
  • Tracy Pigott, Jacksonville Public Library
  • Michael T. Sullivan, Jacksonville Public Library

Creating Conversations: Staff Input as an engine for Change

  • Rebecca Berg, Palm Beach County Library System
  • Tom Cipullo, Palm Beach County Library System
  • Carol Groceman, Palm Beach County Library System
  • Courtney Poonaisingh, Palm Beach County Library System
  • Patricia Rawls, Palm Beach County Library System
  • Daniela Rodriguez, Palm Beach County Library System
  • Jessica Waters, Palm Beach County Library System

Creating Fundable Grant Proposals in Libraries (Without Harming Yourself or Others in the Process)

  • Bess de Farber, University of Florida Libraries

Grant Opportunities for Libraries with Florida Humanities

  • Lindsey Morrison, Florida Humanities 

The Influence of Library Spaces on Student Engagement

  • Dr. Sarah D. DeVille, Independent Researcher
Adult Programming or Services

Beyond Normal: Past, Present and Future of Virtual Programming

  • Matthew David, Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library

Empowering ESL Students to Lead: Starting A Business English Program for Minorities

  • Sukalaya Kenworthy, Broward County Library

Fantastic Five: Ways To Better Serve English Language Learners

  • Susan Mutschler, April Frazier

New Ways to Foster Public Library-Social Work Collaborations

  • Brittany Baum, University of South Florida School of Information 
  • Peter Cannon, University of South Florida School of Information 
  • Erin Jacobs, University of South Florida School of Information 
  • Kiara Pettus, University of South Florida School of Information 
  • Kati Scanlon, University of South Florida School of Information 
  • Colleen Segers, University of South Florida School of Information 
  • Denise Shereff, University of South Florida School of Information 
  • Etosha Taylor, University of South Florida School of Information 
  • Natalie Taylor, University of South Florida School of Information 

Metrics that Matter: Librarians Take the Lead to Connect Individualized Confidence & Student Success

  • Cristy Moran, Broward College
Children's Programming

A is for Access: Developing Early Literacy Services for All Families

  • Amy-Jane McWilliam, Lee County Library System

Character Storytimes: Connecting with the Community Through Diverse and Well-Loved Character

  • Lauren Gibaldi Mathur, Orange County Library System

Virtual Field Trips at Your Library

  • Laura Morton, Orange County Library System
  • Noraliz Orengo, Orange County Library System

#Ownvoices: Reader's Advisory and Programming Using Diverse Books

  • Ruben Cortes, Orange County Library System
  • Lauren Mathur, Orange County Library System

Elevating Paraprofessional Voices for a More Inclusive Library

  • Chris Bailey, HCPLC
  • Connie Siebold, HCPLC

Inclusive Community Outreach

  • Melissa Baker, Lee County Library System
  • Noelia E. Martinez Irizarry, Lee County Library System

President’s Panel- Leading Inclusively: BIPOC Library Workers Perspective 

  • Moderated by ALA Presdient Julius C. Jefferson
  • Kawanna Bright, PhD, College of Education, East Carolina University
  • Amelia N. Gibson, PhD, School of Library & Information Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Twanna Hodge, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Librarian, University of Florida

Using Florida Electronic Library Resources to Support Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Education

  • Tammi VanBuren, Gale (partnering with Florida Electronic Library)

When Libraries and Comics Collide

  • LaTasha Harrison,  Hillsborough County Public Library Cooperative
  • Gabrielle Thomas, Hillsborough County Public Library Cooperative

Working Together to Connect Readers with Inclusive Collections

  • Suzanne Brown, Marion County Public Library System
  • Asa Drake, Marion County Public Library System
  • Benjamin Hunter, Marion County Public Library System
Information Literacy

Empowering and Improving Patient Health

  • Jessica Daly, MLS, The Clifford E. Graese Community Library of Orlando Health

Using Peer Observation to Branch into STEM Curricula: Libraries Leading the Charge On Patent Education

  • Sandy Avila, University of Central Florida
  • Buenaventura Basco, University of Central Florida
  • Rachel Edford, University of Central Florida
  • Rebecca "Missy" Murphey, University of Central Florida

Design Thinking, Appreciative Inquiry and DEI: A Match Made in Heaven

  • Elaina Norlin Association for Southeastern Research Libraries

Leading holistically - Thoughtful strategies for empathetic leadership in good times and bad

  • Gricel Dominguez, Florida International University

Lessons Learned from the Sunshine State Library Leadership Institute (SSLLI) 


Ensuring Library Communications Reflect Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility

  • Cheryl Wolfe, Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library

Marketing Showcase

  • Lily Dubach, University of Central Florida

Reach your readers-Tips to make the most of your digital content

  • Andy Bucher, OverDrive
Personal Professional Development

"How do I get out of my head?" Using Mindfulness and Yoga to Reduce Stress and Prevent Burnout among Library Employees

  • Sarah J. Hammill, Florida International University
  • Barbara M. Sorondo, Florida International University

Collaborating for Change: Devoting Time for Diversity Discussions for your Library Staff

  • Lily Dubach, University of Central Florida
  • Sandy Avila, University of Central Florida

Truly Just-in-Time: Encouraging Faculty Adoption of OER During COVID-19 with Professional Development

  • Emilie Buckley, Valencia College
  • Ciara Hensley, Valencia College
  • Adam Johnson, Valencia College
  • Devika Ramsingh, Valencia College
Reference Services

Learning English in Unusual Ways: Lesser Known Materials and Resources for English Language Learners

  • Heidi Colom, Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library

LibChat with a Side of Zoom

  • Amy Harris, Saint Leo University
  • Doris Van Kampen-Breit, Saint Leo University

Virtual Reference as an essential library service: How a pandemic changed perception from extra to essential

  • Cathay Keough, Sarasota County Libraries and Historical Resources
  • Kelly McDonald, Tampa Bay Library Consortium
Special Collections and Digital Services

Digitization and Discoverability…Two Steps Forward

  • Maria Gonzalez, Barry University
  • Veronica Gonzalez, FIU
  • Ximena Valdivia, FIU

Inclusive Metadata and Conscious Editing for digital collections and archives. Leading inclusively toward more equitable and discoverable records.

Keila Zayas Ruiz, Sunshine State Digital Network
Jamie Rogers, Florida International University
Kelley Rowan, Florida International University

Tween, Teen or Young Adult

The Fearless, Mindful Youth & Resilient Communities Initiative

  • Marlon Moore, Miami-Dade Public Library System
  • Melanie Lorraine Zaskey, SEFLIN (South East Florida Library Information Network)