NEFLIN Black Belt Librarians: Real World Library Security


Real World Library Security is the original security and safety training for Black Belt Librarians.  During this six hour workshop, library staff will learn:

  • The essential elements of a real world security program
  • The correct mindset all staff should have on a daily basis
  • How to approach patrons to advise them of rules in the safest way possible
  • How to recognize different levels of patron emotion and the best strategies to use

                                 Trainer:  Warren Graham, Warren Davis Graham Training and Consulting, Author, The Black Belt Librarian:   Real-World Safety & Security 

A security professional for more than 25 years, including 17 years as the security manager of the Public Library of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, Warren Graham left the library in 2006 to establish Warren Davis Graham Training and Consulting. Graham has made countless presentations and is a leading speaker internationally on practical day-to-day library security procedures.


Cost: NEFLIN events are open to library staff in Florida only.  NEFLIN’s Expert Series is free of charge for Florida library staff.  Registration is required.

Cancellation Deadline is 9 am on June 9.

Otherwise, no show fees may apply. See all NEFLIN CE policies at

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