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Adult Program
LinkedIn
Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Sep 22, 6:00 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.)

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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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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Introduction to Finding Funders for Nonprofit Organizations
Main Library
Wed, Oct 01, 2:30 pm

Learn how to find funders for your nonprofit organization with the Foundation Center's comprehensive research tool, Foundation Directory Online. (60 min.)

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Proposal Budgeting Basics
Main Library
Thu, Oct 02, 10:00 am

Learn to prepare and present a budget in a grant proposal. Some of the topics that we'll address are determining what to include in the personnel budget, how much detail is necessary, how to determine reasonable costs, what to include in overhead, and what financial documents funders will want you to provide. (60 min.)

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Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, Oct 02, 2:00 pm

Do you need help with research or technology? We have specialists in the areas of Business Information, Consumer Health Information and Government Research, plus staff that can answer computer and mobile device questions. Make an appointment so we can match you with the appropriate specialist.

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Responding to Government Solicitations
Greenacres Branch
Mon, Oct 06, 6:00 pm

Join J. M. Rule, Consultant with the Small Business Development Center/Palm Beach State College, and learn about RFP and RFQ, plus an introduction to the four common types of government contracts. Discuss tips for constructing a winning bid and marketing techniques for your organization. (90 min.) Call the SBDC at 561-862-4726 to preregister.

How to be Certified as a Disadvantaged, Minority or Woman-Owned Business
Main Library
Thu, Oct 09, 2:00 pm

Learn how to register your business as a provider of goods or services and to evaluate the options in order to become a "certified" supplier within the County, State and Federal levels. Speaker: Carole Hart, Consultant, Palm Beach State College's Small Business Development Center (SBDC). (2 hr.) Call the SBDC at 561-862-4726 to preregister.

Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, Oct 09, 2:00 pm

Do you need help with research or technology? We have specialists in the areas of Business Information, Consumer Health Information and Government Research, plus staff that can answer computer and mobile device questions. Make an appointment so we can match you with the appropriate specialist.

Preregister.
Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, Oct 16, 2:00 pm

Do you need help with research or technology? We have specialists in the areas of Business Information, Consumer Health Information and Government Research, plus staff that can answer computer and mobile device questions. Make an appointment so we can match you with the appropriate specialist.

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Learning Express - The New Version! And How Will It Help Me?
Main Library
Thu, Oct 16, 2:30 pm

Learning Express is an online database with skill-building exercises, test preparation materials, and practice exams. Our Business Librarian will show you how to use it to access practice tests for the new 2014 GED®, SAT®, FCAT, firefighter and postal worker exams, and many more. Also learn techniques using this database for job-searching, résumé-writing, interviewing, workplace skills and more. (90 min.)

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Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, Oct 23, 2:00 pm

Do you need help with research or technology? We have specialists in the areas of Business Information, Consumer Health Information and Government Research, plus staff that can answer computer and mobile device questions. Make an appointment so we can match you with the appropriate specialist.

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Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, Oct 30, 2:00 pm

Do you need help with research or technology? We have specialists in the areas of Business Information, Consumer Health Information and Government Research, plus staff that can answer computer and mobile device questions. Make an appointment so we can match you with the appropriate specialist.

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