Broward County Libraries Mean Business!
  
- Free business workshops, seminars and events at your library -
  

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Brush up on your business skills at Broward County Library.

DATE: January 27, 2014
MEDIA CONTACT: Catherine McElrath
Libraries Division
EMAIL:
cmcelrath@Broward.org
PHONE: 954-357-7402

BROWARD  COUNTY, Fla. - Broward County Libraries (BCL) is always a great business resource, but 2014 will be something special. Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief has declared that in 2014 the emphasis for Broward County agencies will be on business in Broward – and Broward County Libraries is ready!

In addition to the wide range of business assistance and support services that Broward County Libraries currently provides, 2014 will bring a host of business-related programs workshops and seminars throughout the year, as well as special events in celebration of Small Business Month in May and Women’s Small Business Month in November.

February and March "Libraries Mean Business" Events

  • February 6 - The Job Search Online, 10:30 a.m. to noon, Northwest Regional Library, 3151 University Drive, Coral Springs, FL 33065, 954-357-7990
  • February 8 - S.C.O. R. E., 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Southwest Regional Library, 16835 Sheridan St., Pembroke Pines, FL 3331, 954-357-6580
  • February 10 - Reducing Stress at Work and at Home through Meditation, noon to 1 p.m., Main Library, 100 S. Andrews Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 954-357-7444
  • February 18 - Reducing Stress through Meditation with William Smith, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Northwest Regional Library, 3151 University Drive, Coral Springs, FL 33065, 954-357-7990
  • February 20 - Business Development Workshop Series: Building a Stellar Team - Prime Selection Process and Sub Success Stories, 6 to 7:30 p.m., North Regional/Broward College Library, 1100 Coconut Creek Blvd., Coconut Creek, FL 33066, 954-201-2600
  • February 26 - Social Collaboration for Dummies: Meet author David F. Carr, writer of How to Use Social Networks for Collaboration between Individuals and within Organizations., 6 to 7:45 p.m., Book will be available for sale and signing. Northwest Regional  Library, 3151 University Drive, Coral Springs, FL 33065, 954-357-7990
  • February 26 - How to Improve My Credit Score. Florida Community Support, 6 to 7:45 p.m., Pompano Beach Library, 1213 E. Atlantic Blvd., Pompano Beach, FL 33060, 954-357-7595
  • March 8 - S.C.O.R.E., 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Southwest Regional Library, 16835 Sheridan St., Pembroke Pines, FL 3331, 954-357-6580
  • March 15 - S.C.O.R.E. Workshop - Starting a Small Business, 10:15 a.m. to 1 p.m., Northwest Regional Library, 3151 University Drive, Coral Springs, FL 33065, 954-357-7990
  • March 15 - Business Development Workshop Series: Health and Social Services Vendor Opportunity Expo, 10:30 a.m. to noon, Northwest Regional Library, 3151 University Drive, Coral Springs, FL 33065, 954-357-7990
  • March 18 - Social Collaboration for Dummies: Meet author David F. Carr, writer of How to Use Social Networks for Collaboration between Individuals and within Organizations., 2 to 3:30 p.m., Book will be available for sale and signing. North Regional/Broward College Library, 1100 Coconut Creek Blvd., Coconut Creek, FL 33066, 954-201-2600
  • March 18 - 10 Proven Marketing Tips to Grow Your Business. Presented by Florida Community Support Organization, Inc., 6 to 7:45 p.m., Imperial Point Library, 5985 N. Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308, 954-357-6530
  • March 26 - How to Receive a Loan or a Grant. Florida Community Support, 6 to 7:45 p.m., Pompano Beach Library, 1213 E. Atlantic Blvd., Pompano Beach, FL 33060, 954-357-7595 

Visit Broward County Libraries' Online Business Calendar and check out events and happenings 24/7.

The award-winning Broward County Libraries Division, founded in 1974, is the ninth largest library system in the nation by population served and one of the busiest, with more than 9 million walk-in customers visiting its 40 locations annually. The library has more than 3.4 million items and 2,000 computers for public use, and offers hundreds of events and programs to meet the needs of Broward County's diverse community. Broward County Libraries Division continues its strong emphasis on literacy, after-school programs and electronic access. In addition to our comprehensive Web site, Broward.org/Library which provides information about library activities, links to online catalogs, reference information and databases, customers can visit BCL WoW - Broward County Library Without Walls – for free eBooks, music, audiobooks, apps and more. Customers may also follow Libraries on Facebook and Twitter. Libraries Division also administers the services, programs, collections and exhibits of the Broward County Historical Commission.

 
 
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