*** SWFLN is currently reviewing applications for the CE Coordinator and will be interviewing in October ***

Photos from our Annual Meeting are now posted on our Facebook page!

Big thanks to all our members, special guests and to the Fort Myers Beach Library staff.

Read the latest!

The monthly SWFLN Continuing Education Newsletter is also emailed to member institutions and to personal affiliates.

Helping Libraries Provide Better, Faster Service

The Southwest Florida Library Network (SWFLN) is one of the five regional consortia of multitype libraries in the State of Florida. SWFLN serves the counties of Charlotte, Collier, DeSoto, Hendry, Lee, and Monroe.

SWFLN Recognizes Support

We honor a member of the community who has demonstrated exceptional passion in the promotion of libraries (Library Advocate); we commend an elected or appointed official for demonstrating remarkable support for libraries (Library Champion).

SWFLN Map of Florida Multitype Library Cooperatives

Florida MLC's present cost efficient, ongoing technology and training for all types of libraries: public, academic, school, private, and special; and provide even the smallest libraries with immense resource opportunities.

WISH Upon a Shell Program

Do you have an idea for future training? Do you, or a co-worker, need to learn about a specific subject? Contact us to submit your ideas, we can’t wait to hear from you!

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Circulating Library

SWFLN has a selection of items as shown below, available for loan to SWFLN member libraries.  Most items can be borrowed for two weeks. Members are responsible for picking up and returning equipment to the SWFLN office in person during SWFLN’s normal business hours.  Members are also responsible for the replacement cost should the borrowed item become non-functional.  To request an item, please click on the link that says, “Click here to request this item” underneath that item’s detail.  You will then be prompted to send SWFLN staff an email requesting the item.  When the item is available for check-out, you will receive an email from SWFLN indicating that it has been reserved and is awaiting your pickup.

Items we have for check-out:

– Portable Screens (2)
      -Click here for details
      -Click here to request this item

-DVDs with Library Topics of interest
     -Click here for a complete list of DVDs we have 

– Projector
      -Click here for details
      -Click here to request this item

-STEM Kit's
      -Click here for details
      -Click here to request this item

-Book Repair Kit
      -Click here for details
      -Click here to request this item

Wednesday, July 9, 2014


The moment you’ve been anxiously awaiting has arrived!  The mechanics for posting YOUR CE Coordinator position at SWFLN have been completed!  Click to view the jobposting!

Please note that the job closes on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 . . . so, if you or anyone you know is interested in applying for this wonderful opportunity, please do not waste time and spread the word!

We look forward to being able to replace this important member of the SWFLN Staff very soon!

Thursday, June 12, 2014

CE Approved Minutes May 2014