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Meet the MakerLab: For Business

January 20, 2015-

Did you know that the Barrington Area Library has two 3D Printers, a Cameo Cutter, and a Laser Cutter? Learn the basics of using these new tools and how to put them to work for your business or startup. See some examples and learn how to get started on your own! Register here.

You can learn more about the MakerLab, including tutorials and inspiration here.

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Two more days until Gale Courses start!

January 19, 2015-

You still have time to register for the upcoming round of free classes offered through Gale Courses. Barrington Area Library cardholders can enroll in courses ranging from beginning drawing to accounting & finance. Courses are offered once a month, span 6 weeks, and are led by an expert instructor who will be responsive to each student's learning needs. Next session begins January 21.

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Business Podcast Series with Andrea Herran

January 15, 2015-

Meet Andrea Herran, owner of Focus HR. With over twenty years of experience in Human Resources both domestically and internationally, Andrea opened her own business nine years ago. Learn about the landscape of Human Resources, how businesses can create successful environments for their staff and clients, and advice on starting your own business.

 

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Learn to Etsy

January 13, 2015-

Calling business owners, entrepreneurs, hobbyists, and crafters: it's time to learn how to Etsy! On Thursday, January 15, the Barrington Area Library will host an Etsy for Beginners workshop. Etsy is an online marketplace where you can have fun and make money while indulging your passion for arts, crafts, vintage finds, fashion and more. See how to set up a business on the Etsy Web site, then showcase your treasures and start a viral sensation, build a customer base, and turn a hobby into an enterprise. View a number of successful Etsy businesses and learn their recipe for success. Register here.

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Reference USA Winter Webinar Schedule

January 9, 2015-

If you're a business owner or job seeker, you need to check out Reference USA, a database to create targeted business and consumer lists that will help you connect with potential employers and grow your business- all with your Barrington Area Library card. The experts are Reference USA are hosting regular webinars this winter so you can learn how this database can help you and your business. Check out the webinar schedule here.

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Reference USA Winter Webinars

January 9, 2015-

If you're a business owner and job seeker, you need to check out Reference USA, a database to create targeted business and consumer lists that will help you connect with potential employers and grow your business- all with your Barrington Area Library card. The experts are Reference USA are hosting regular webinars this winter so you can learn how this database can help you and your business. Check out the webinar schedule here.

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Free Reference USA Winter Webinars

January 9, 2015-

If you're a business owner and job seeker, you need to check out Reference USA, a database to create targeted business and consumer lists that will help you connect with potential employers and grow your business- all with your Barrington Area Library card. The experts are Reference USA are hosting regular webinars this winter so you can learn how this database can help you and your business. Check out the webinar schedule here.

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Barrington Entrepreneur Podcast with Eleanor Sweet

January 8, 2015-

Here is the latest addition to our Barrington Area Library's Entrepreneur Podcast Series: a conversation with Eleanor Sweet. Eleanor Sweet has started seven successful businesses and works with Corporate America in helping strengthen executive teams. Eleanor is a nationally recognized coach, author, speaker, trainer, recruiter, and consultant. Listen to Eleanor share her insight into adapting your business to a changing economy and the critical advice that entrepreneurs need to hear. Learn more about Eleanor at corporatesuccesspartners.com/

 

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Create Your Own Podcast Instructions

January 7, 2015-

We had a great night learning how to podcast! If you couldn't make it to the workshop, you can access the step-by-step directions here. Feel free to get in touch with Business Liaison Librarian, Barbara Alvarez at 847.382.1300 x3070 or balvarez@balibrary.org if you have any questions!

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Create Your Own Podcast

January 6, 2015-

Have you been enjoying the Entrepreneur Podcast Series? Then it's time to learn how to make a podcast of your own. You don't have to be a major radio personality to broadcast your message. Business Liaison Barbara shows you how to easily create audio recordings to promote your business, share your expertise, or talk about your favorite hobby- for free. No registration necessary- just drop in. Come to the Business & Technology Center tomorrow, January 7th at 6:00 pm.

 

 

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