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Broward County Libraries Mean Business during Small Business Month
  
  
DATE: April 27, 2015
MEDIA CONTACT: Catherine McElrath
Libraries Division
EMAIL: cmcelrath@Broward.org
PHONE: 954-357-7402


BROWARD COUNTY, FL  - It's time to get down to business with free classes, seminars and workshops from Broward County Library. Learn how to start your own business or find financing for a start-up. Discuss a business-related book or attend a computer class that can help you kick start a career. All events/resources are free and open to the public.

Business Coaching and Consultation

-May 5, 12, 19, 26 - Hispanic Business Initiative Fund One-on-One Business Counseling, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Hollywood Library, 2600 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, FL 33020 954-357-7760

-The Small Business Resource Center: Located inside the African-American Research Library and Cultural Center, it provides online and in-person help, is open six days a week and offers both day and evening hours. The Center provides, business plan and marketing resources, small business databases, financial info for small businesses, local business directory, business videos Visit Broward.org/Library/AARLCCSRBC for more information.

Computer Classes in Español

-May 12 - Microsoft Word I in Spanish, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Southwest Regional Library, 16835 Sheridan Street, Pembroke Pines, FL 33331, 954-357-6580

-May 26 - Microsoft Word III in Spanish, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Southwest Regional Library, 16835 Sheridan Street, Pembroke Pines, FL 33331, 954-357-6580

-May 30 - Microsoft PowerPoint I in Spanish, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Southwest Regional Library, 16835 Sheridan Street, Pembroke Pines, FL 33331, 954-357-6580

Computer Literacy Classes

-May 12 - Computer Literacy I, 12:30 to 2 p.m., Main Library, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, 954-357-7444

-May 12 - Computer Literacy II, 2:30 to 4 p.m., Main Library, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, 954-357-7444

Microsoft Excel Classes

-May 2 - Microsoft Excel I, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Southwest Regional Library, 16835 Sheridan Street, Pembroke Pines, FL 33331, 954-357-6580

-May 5 - Microsoft Excel II, 12 to 2 p.m., Main Library, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, 954-357-7444

-May 5 - Microsoft Excel III, 2:30 to 4 p.m., Main Library, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, 954-357-7444

-May 9 - Microsoft Excel II, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Southwest Regional Library, 16835 Sheridan Street, Pembroke Pines, FL 33331, 954-357-6580

-May 16 - Microsoft Excel III, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Southwest Regional Library, 16835 Sheridan Street, Pembroke Pines, FL 33331, 954-357-6580 

-May 26 - Microsoft Excel I, 2:30 to 4 p.m., Main Library, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, 954-357-7444

-May 26 - Microsoft Word III, 12 to 2 p.m., Main Library, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, 954-357-7444

Microsoft Word Classes

-May 19 - Microsoft Word I, 12:30 to 2 p.m., Main Library, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, 954-357-7444                                            

-May 19 - Microsoft Word II, 2:30 to 4 p.m., Main Library, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, 954-357-7444

-May 19 - Microsoft Word II in Spanish, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Southwest Regional Library

Business-to-Go

-May 6 - Small Business Apps for Your Tablet, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Pompano Beach Library, 1213 E Atlantic Blvd., Pompano Beach, FL 33060, 954-357-7595  

Broward County Library Means Business - Online!
Visit Broward County's online business center at Broward.org/Library/Business to access these valuable resources for free:

Careers
-Live Job Coaching & Resumé Assistance
-Online Classes (Universal Class)
-Computer Classes
-Broward County Career Opportunities
-Complete Education & Jobs Directory

Small Business Resources
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Business Events Calendar
-Business Insights: Essentials
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Morningstar Investment Research Center
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Small Business Resource Center

The award-winning Broward County Libraries Division, founded in 1974, is the largest library system in Florida by square footage and one of the busiest, with more than nine million walk-in customers visiting its 37 locations annually. Broward County Libraries Division provides convenient access to a full range of innovative and cost-effective services that satisfy the changing needs of the people of Broward County for information, education and recreation. Visit our web site, Broward.org/Library or follow Libraries on Facebook and Twitter 

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