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Events & Programs for All Ages

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Adult Program
Small Business Start-up Adventure: How To Do It Without Going Mad or Broke
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Sep 02, 2:00 pm

Ted Kramer and Phil Scruton from the Small Business Development Center at Palm Beach State College explain the basics of starting an enterprise. These experts discuss the legal aspects, tax considerations, financing, marketing, and how to begin your small business adventure. (2 hr.)

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Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, Sep 04, 2:00 pm

We have specialists in the areas of Consumer Health Information, Government Research and Business Information, plus staff that can answer computer and mobile device questions. Make an appointment so we can match you with the appropriate specialist. (30 min.)

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Learn How to Job Campaign
Main Library
Thu, Sep 04, 2:30 pm

Our Business Librarian will show you how to create a high-impact, customized Job Campaign using library resources. Learn how to find websites, use databases, and optimize your social media to help you in your job search. (90 min.)

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There’s Gold in New Revenue Streams!
Main Library
Mon, Sep 08, 2:00 pm

Presented by Palm Beach State College's Small Business Development Center (SBDC). As entrepreneurs know, small businesses thrive on growth. Are there revenue streams you haven’t explored that might make your business more profitable and less reliant on just a few customers? Consider exporting your products and services and selling to government agencies. The SBDC's experts in these fields, along with financing expert Ted Kramer, will help you prospect for sales in areas you might not have considered. To preregister call the SBDC at 561-862-4726. (2 hr.)

Reference USA! What is it? How Will It Help Me?
Main Library
Tue, Sep 09, 2:00 pm

Presented by the Small Business Development Center at Palm Beach State College. ReferenceUSA allows for real-time access to more than 25 million businesses, 262 million consumers, U.S. New Businesses, U.S. New Homeowners and Movers. Susan Berger, Business Librarian, will show you how this database can help your business locate information regarding business plans, competitive information, sales and marketing facts, lifestyle searches, residential information, fundraising and more. An important feature of this database is that it can be accessed wherever you are - home or office! Call the SBDC at 561-862-4726 to preregister. (90 min.)

Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, Sep 11, 2:00 pm

We have specialists in the areas of Consumer Health Information, Government Research and Business Information, plus staff that can answer computer and mobile device questions. Make an appointment so we can match you with the appropriate specialist. (30 min.)

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Social Media for Entrepreneurs
Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Sep 15, 6:00 pm

Certified Business Analyst Sharon Geltner will focus on the practical and business aspects of "search and social". Learn how to measure real-time results, build your company and establish a crucial online identity. Also get a free one-page website. (90 min.)

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Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, Sep 18, 2:00 pm

We have specialists in the areas of Consumer Health Information, Government Research and Business Information, plus staff that can answer computer and mobile device questions. Make an appointment so we can match you with the appropriate specialist. (30 min.)

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LinkedIn
Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Sep 22, 6:30 pm

This fun, interactive class will show you how to get the most bang for your buck from LinkedIn. Discover "best kept secrets" and learn how to recruit clients and customers to your business. (90 min.)

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Career Transitions: What Is It & How Will It Organize My Job Search?
West Boca Branch
Tue, Sep 23, 2:00 pm

Business Librarian Susan Berger demonstrates how to use the Library's online center for career guidance to create résumés and cover letters, assess career interests, find job listings, and prepare for an interview. (90 min.)

Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, Sep 25, 2:00 pm

We have specialists in the areas of Consumer Health Information, Government Research and Business Information, plus staff that can answer computer and mobile device questions. Make an appointment so we can match you with the appropriate specialist. (30 min.)

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Proposal Writing Basics
Main Library
Thu, Sep 25, 2:00 pm

Learn about the key components of a nonprofit grant proposal to a foundation or corporation and get answers to your questions about the process of applying for a grant. (60-90 min.)

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