Have a Tough Business Question: Ask the SBA Administrator

Want to learn how the SBA can help you start and grow your business? Ask the SBA Administrator.

Join a Live Online Event with Google Small Business Community

SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet will be answering your questions live during a Hangout on Air in the Google Small Business Community. Join us to find out on Wednesday, August 27 at 3:30 PM Central Time

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August Business Events @ Skokie Public Library

Find resources, make connections, and get results through Skokie Public Library’s Business Center. This month we have three can’t miss programs to get you started:

Ask a Business Librarian

Need help starting or running your business? Drop by and talk to our business librarian. Whether it’s help with your business plan, creating prospect lists, or tackling your marketing dilemmas, no question is too large or too small.

Down to Business Book Discussion: 21.5 Unbreakable Laws of Selling by Jeffrey Gitomer

Learn the secrets of find new customers and boosting sales with business guru Gitomer’s newest book. You’ll have a chance to discuss the book and trade tips and techniques with other professional during this casual, librarian-led discussion. Copies of the book are available at our Readers Services desk.

Visit events.skokielibrary.info for more details. Have a Skokie business? Come use the Business Center as a meeting space complete with free Wi-Fi, SMART board, and laptop projection. Call 847-673-7774 to learn how.

Upcoming Business Events @ Skokie Public Library

Skokie Public Library’s Business Center is your hub for finding resources, making connections, and getting results. Here’s what’s on tap this summer:

Understanding Your Property Taxes  Thursday, July 10 7-8:30 p.m.

Would you like to find out more about your property tax bill? Join Niles Township Assessor Scott Bagnall as he discusses factors affecting your property taxes.

Ask a Business Librarian

Can’t afford a research department? No problem. Come to a drop-in session with specialty librarians who’ll connect you to resources, information, and support.

Reference USA: Your Small Business Development Tool  Monday, July 21 7-8:30 p.m.

Learn how to create marketing plans, identify sales prospects, and research companies—all for free—using the library’s Reference USA database.

Down to Business Book Discussion: 21.5 Unbreakable Laws of Selling by Jeffrey Gitomer Tuesday, August 19 at 7 p.m.

Join us for a lively discussion of this bestseller by sales guru Gitomer. Pick up a copy of the book at the Readers Services desk on the first floor.

Visit events.skokielibrary.info for details. Have a Skokie business? You can use the Business Center as a meeting and seminar space complete with free wifi, SMART board, and laptop projection. Call 847-673-7774 to learn more.