Please join us at the Villa Park Library for this helpful workshop! For more information, call 630.834.1164 ext. 104
The Career Re-launcher Workshop (The CREW – trademark)
Saturdays, May 11, June 15, July 27, August 17 • 9:30 a.m.
Been laid off, reorganized or fired and interested in identifying new career opportunities? Bring a pen, paper, and an open mind as presenter, Tom Somora, shows you how to revive your old career or begin a new one. Join us for this Saturday morning workshop and explore the possibilities.
Limited to the first six people to sign up.
Are you a teenager or a twenty-something interested in starting your own business?
Young entrepreneurs can get tips and practical guidance about starting a business in the Small Business Administration (SBA) online course: Young Entrepreneurs – An Essential guide to Starting Your Own Business. Also check out SBA’s Young Entrepreneurs Guide for resources and programs to get you started.
Caron Beesley, Community Monitor of the SBA Blog, Small Business Matters, also gives lots of great advice in the post - There are 8 Things You Can Do to Be Taken Seriously as a Young Entrepreneur. She encourages you to be passionate about your ideas and offers tips ranging from how to create a business plan to finding a mentor and locating financing.
The Villa Park Library has many books in its business collection to help you develop and grow your business. Whether you are looking for new business ideas or want to improve your sales approach, marketing campaign, or social media strategy, we have something for you. To start, we recommend: The Start Your own Business Bible by Richard Walsh.
The Library also maintains a Small Business / Entrepreneur Corner which contains helpful information and a tablet computer which is pre-loaded with small business apps and may be used in the Library.
Need more assistance? Stop by the Adult Services Information Desk today or give us a call at 630.834.1164 ext. 104. See you at the Villa Park Library and good luck with your new business!
Please join us for a Resume Review Workshop on Wednesday, May 1 at 7 pm. An experienced job recruiter will show you how to strengthen your resume. After attending the workshop, you may sign up for an individual appointment with the presenter on Saturday, May 4.
To register, call the Check Out Desk at 630.834.1164.
Upcoming Take-Back Day —
When: Saturday, April 27 – 10 am to 2 pm
Where: Villa Park Police Department
40 S. Ardmore Avenue
Villa Park, Illinois 60181
The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has scheduled another National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day which will take place on Saturday, April 27, 2013, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. This is a great opportunity for those who missed the previous events, or who have subsequently accumulated unwanted, unused prescription drugs, to safely dispose of those medications.
The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposal, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of these medications.
Money Smart Week® is a public awareness campaign designed to help consumers better manage their personal finances. Find out what you can do to grow, and invest your money by visiting the Money Smart Week® website.
In conjunction with Money Smart Week®, Villa Park Public Library will be hosting a program, “The Difference Between Saving and Investing,” on Tuesday, April 23, at 7:00PM. Please join us for this informative event!
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