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South Mandarin Branch Library
Apr 8 2019 -
5:30pm to 7:30pm

Hiring Your First Employee

This workshop is designed to help you through the hiring process while avoiding mistakes that could leave you vulnerable to lawsuits. Designed for entrepreneurs who have not been through this process, anyone who is unsure of whether they are hiring correctly should benefit. Biz1,FinanciallyFit1

Main Library
Apr 9 2019 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm

Foundation Directory Online – Finding Funding for your Nonprofit Organization

Learn the basics of using and navigating the newly updated Foundation Directory Online Professional database, and identify potential grant-makers and sources of funding for your nonprofit organization. (biz1) (topics1)

Main Library
Apr 10 2019 -
4:30pm to 6:30pm

Small Business Administration Workshop

The Small Business Administration and the Jacksonville Public Library are conducting a free workshop for small business owners or potential owners. Topics will include planning & development, assistance from private and government agencies, financing from loans and incentives, and business research support. (biz1)

11/14/18 - Programs & Services
1/9/19 - Access to Capital
4/10/19 - Women-owned Small Business
7/10/19 - Programs & Services

South Mandarin Branch Library
Apr 13 2019 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm

Small Business Databases to Help Entrepreneurs

Thinking of starting a business? Want to know how the library can help? Join us for an informative program on databases to which the library gives you access. Learn how to start, finance and manage your small business. Also, obtaining demographics, finding sample business plans, how to guides, tips and strategies are covered.(Topics1 Biz1)

Main Library
Apr 16 2019 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm

Small Business Databases to Help Entrepreneurs

Search Small Business Resource Center to learn how to start, finance or manage your small business. Resources include sample business plans, how to guides, articles and websites. Let us be your guide to that dream of being your own boss! (Topics1) (biz1)

South Mandarin Branch Library
Jun 10 2019 -
5:30pm to 7:30pm

Where can I Find Financing for My Small Business?

Did you know that business loans are now available on-line and for as little as $1,000? We will discuss the various types of financing, their sources and what you need to qualify. Facilitated by SCORE. Biz1,FinanciallyFit1

Jacksonville Public Library