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November 26, 2014-

This Saturday, November 29th support Barrington businesses by shopping locally for Small Business Saturday. As described on the Barrington Village website, "Small Business Saturday is a national movement that marks a day to support the local businesses that create jobs, boost the economy, and preserve neighborhoods around the country."  Make sure to check out our Business: It's Better in Barrington video series for information on local Barrington businesses!

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November 21, 2014-

Harper College's Workforce and Economic Development Center is providing free workshops this December for professionals. Registration is required for all events and no on-site registration will be available. You can look at upcoming programs and workshops here.

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November 20, 2014-

In the latest addition to our Business: It's Better in Barrington series, Insignia Kitchen & Bath Design share their showroom and discuss their design possibilities!

 

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November 16, 2014-

Tomorrow, November 17 at 7:00 PM, the Barrington Area Library will be hosting the invaluable workshop Business Plan: Essential Roadmap, co-sponsored with SCORE Chicago. This workshop covers the essential elements of business plan development, including setting goals and objectives, preparing marketing and financial plans and defining action steps to attain your goals. Register here.

 

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November 11, 2014-

Think Big, Go Local, a digital marketing agency based in the Chicago area, is offering a free webinar on Wednesday, November 12 at 3:00 PM CST. Reputation Marketing: Is Your Reputation Helping or Hurting Your Business? will discuss how you can use your online ratings to get more customers, boost your SEO, and improve existing relationship with clients. Register here.  

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November 8, 2014-

Georgio's Pizzeria & Pub will be hosting a lunch and learn: Five Keys to a Healthy Life on November 11th at 11:30 am. The cost is $15 for pizza, salad, non-alcoholic beverage and conversation. Register here.

 

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November 6, 2014-

Did you know that you can subscribe to email alerts for the latest business books that the library orders? It's easy- just fill out the form here. You can also see what are the latest business book arrivals here.  

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November 5, 2014-

There's still room to join tonight's workshop: Connect Using Google+ Hangouts. Learn to "Hangout" online with your most important connections. Google+ Hangouts is completely free, and you can chat live with up to 10 people at a time. Librarians Gwyn and Barbara show you how to set up an account, find connections, and improve your Hangout with provided features. Register here.

Meet in the Zimmerman Room at 7:00 PM tonight!

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November 3, 2014-

On November 4th at 11:00 am CST, Victoria Cook of The Center for Guilt-Free Success and Barry Schimmel of MicroShare International will discuss how you can jumpstart your business' marketing strategy. Click here to register for this free webinar.

 

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October 28, 2014-

Did you know that you can gain access to your favorite business periodicals like Bloomberg BusinessWeek, Investor's Business Daily, Fortune, Forbes, Fast Company, Money, and more? With your Barrington Area Library card, you can read and subscribe to these publications by using Business Source Complete. See step-by-step directions below.

 

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