July 18, 2014-
Nature's Select Pet Products will be giving a 5% discount on Saturday, July 19th from 9:00 am-1:00 pm. Additionally, 5% of proceeds will be donated to Read to Feed, which benefits Barrington food pantries.Add a comment
July 14, 2014-
On Wednesday, July 16, Bob Kaden, President of The Kaden Company, will teach you how to tap into the mind-set of your target market and make the right marketing, operational, and financial decisions that lead to success. The events begins at 7:00 pm at the Barrington Area Library. Registration is available here.
Questions? Feel free to get in touch with Barbara Alvarez, Business Liaison Librarian, at email@example.com or 847-382-1300 x3070
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July 11, 2014-
Barrington business owners: did you know that you can get a library card for your local business? With a Barrington Area Library card, you will have access to all of the same library privileges that an adult resident patron receives. This includes remote access to valuable business research resources, reservations for any of our brand-new meeting spaces and media:scape centers, usage of the latest technology in the Digital Studio, MakerLab, and ability to check out e-readers, cameras, and other circulating equipment.
To obtain your Barrington Area Library card, the business owner will need to produce a photo ID and a business lease or something that shows they own or rent the building where the business resides and fill out an application available at the library. The card will be issued in the name of the business for 1 year. These accounts expire annually and may be renewed with proper ID. The library card is not transferrable to family members of the business owner.
For other questions about the business card, please contact the Circulation Department at 847.382.1300 x3Add a comment
July 10, 2014-
Librarians Barbara Alvarez and Gwyneth Stupar taught a class on July 9th called Build Your Website with Weebly. If you missed the class, you can download the handout with detailed instructions here. If you have any questions while you're getting started with your website or at any step in the process, feel free to get in touch with Barbara or Gwyn at any time.
Weebly does not require computer programming knowledge. If you would like to learn HTML, CSS, PHP, and other coding languages, you can always take free, self-paced lessons with Atomic Training, Barrington Area Library's free computer training database. To access remotely, go to www.balibrary.org, click on the Research tab, choose "Business, Careers, Technology", and select Atomic Training. Enter your library card number and choose from a variety of classes.Add a comment
July 8, 2014-
Think Big, Go Local, a digital marketing agency in Chicago, offers free business education webinars. On July 10, they will be presenting a webinar on Reputation Management. You can learn more about the webinar and register here.Add a comment
July 7, 2014-
Visit Paul's Burrito Express today, July 7th. They will be donating 10% of proceeds throughout the day to Read to Feed, which benefits Barrington food pantries. Paul's Burrito Express is located at 402 N. Hough Street in Barrington.
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July 7, 2014-
Visit Paul's Burrito Express today, July 7th. They will be donating 10% of proceeds throughout the day to Read to Feed, which benefits Barrington food pantries. Paul's Burrito Express is located at 402 N. Hough Street in Barrington.Add a comment
July 3, 2014-
Visit Norton's USA on Saturday, July 5th. They will be donating 15% of proceeds to Read to Feed, which benefits Barrington food pantries. Make sure to stop by the library for a voucher. No other coupons permitted.
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July 1, 2014-
It's not too late to sign up for the Barrington Area Library's Summer Reading Club: Read to Feed. All you have to do is stop by the library and get your voucher booklet, then patronize these local businesses and help raise money for Barrington area food pantries. Anyone can participate.
Upcoming businesses are:
Norton’s USA – July 5, all day. 15% of proceeds. Must bring voucher provided by library. No other coupons permitted. 400 S. Lageschulte Street, Barrington.
Paul’s Burrito Express – July 7, all day. 10% of proceeds. 402 N. Hough Street, Barrington.
Nature’s Select Pet Products – July 19, 9 AM – 1 PM. Receive a 5% discount, an additional 5% of proceeds will be donated. 22272 N. Pepper Road, Lake Barrington.
Savory Salads – July 22, 1-8 PM. 10% of proceeds. 215 N. Hough Street, Barrington.
Calibrè Coffee – Week of July 27. Try Calibrè this week and they will make a generous donation. 100 W. Higgins Road, South Barrington (in The Arboretum).
Georgio’s Chicago Pizzeria and Pub – July 28, 4 – 9 PM. 15% of dine-in, 10% of carry-out. Must bring voucher provided by library. 100 W. Higgins Road, South Barrington (in The Arboretum).
Bear Family McDonald’s Restaurants - August 4, all day. 15% of their increase in sales that day. McDonald’s at 227 W. Northwest Highway, Barrington location only.
Cook Street Coffee – August 10, all day. 10% of proceeds. 100 E. Station Street, Barrington.
And to all of you readers, make sure that you register for the Summer Reading Club here. You can log any book that you've read since June 3rd until August 15.
You can read more about the Summer Reading Club here.
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June 30, 2014-
Coursera.org has created a new free class, Developing Innovative Ideas for New Companies: The First Step in Entrepreneurship, hosted by Professor James V. Green from the University of Maryland, College Park. The class runs from June 30- August 25 and is free to audit. Check it out here.Add a comment