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Explore and ask questions about the library’s business and career resources (like Reference USA and LexisNexis). Bring a project that you're working on.  Laptop availability is limited, so feel free to bring your own. This is a great opportunity to set aside some time to create that mailing list or come up with a list of companies that you would like to apply for. Register Here.

Questions? Contact Ashley Booth or call at 847-382-1300 ext. 3050.

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Come join us on December 9 at 7 PM as Jennifer Laurence discusses Business Etiquette!

Jennifer Laurence is a butlering and household management consultant, sharing her love for etiquette and all things "hearth and home." A hospitality expert for over 17 years and a classically trained European butler, Laurence knows you only get one chance to make an impeccable first impression. From introductions to exchanging business cards and following up with new connections, she will walk you through the steps that put you ahead of the competition. Register Here!

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Ready to start a business? Start with this workshop on Monday, November 9! Mark Lieberman, SCORE mentor and presenter, helps you assess your prospects and provides you with the direction you need to get inspired and move forward with your dream. A light dinner will be provided. Co-sponsored with SCORE Chicago and Barrington Bank & Trust. Click here to register!

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Our newest video in the Business: It's Better in Barrington video series is Ayur~Jyoti Massage & Holistic Healing! Get to know more about this unique Barrington business by watching.

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What makes a business newsworthy? Learn how to generate media interest that attracts more customers to your business. Sue Masaracchia-Roberts of MASS! Communications demonstrates how to leverage current, high impact news in your business' media coverage. Come on over to the library on Wednesday, Oct. 7 at 6:30 PM! Register here!

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This Thursday, September 17, join us as Bonita Richter discusses how to find new customers with a marketing and sales system in her program Three Keys to Generating a Steady Stream of Business. This event runs from 7-8:30pm in the Zimmerman room at the library. Register here and we'll see you Thursday!

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On September 10, Michael Yublosky, a SCORE Chicago volunteer, will discuss developing online content to help you be found online! This even is co-sponsored by SCORE Chicago and Barrington Bank & Trust. To Register or get more information, click here.

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July 22, 2015-

 Welcome to Night School, where local business owners and professionals share their expertise in a fun, hands-on program. This July we hosted Night School at The Pink Geranium & Co. and had a great time learning about ways to repurpose furniture and accessories to make a unique environment in your home. Are you a local business that would like to host a library workshop or program at your place of business? Contact Liz Kirchhoff at lkirchhoff@balibrary.org for more information.

 

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July 21, 2015-

Calling local Barrington businesses: we want YOU to participate in Library Card Sign Up Month.

 

Throughout the month of September, the Barrington Area Library will hand out mini tote bags filled with coupons from local Barrington businesses to patrons who register or renew their Barrington Area Library Card. An additional 50 tote bags will be raffled off to current library card holders. A total of 250 tote bags will be distributed.

If you are interested in submitting a coupon, you can drop them off (250 total) at the Barrington Area Library for Kate Mills or email a master copy to kmills@balibrary.org and we can do the printing. It can be any coupon of your choice, so long as it is a deal or discount of some type. Coupons must be received by August 3rd.

 

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On Wednesday, July 22, Morningstar Investment Research Center will host a free educational workshop that will discuss the key components to be aware of when investing for your retirement. Register here and watch it on your computer.

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