Library to Business

Library to Business
L2B (Library to Business) connects you with local and regional economic development agencies to learn new skills and create a business network.
In addition to monthly classes, L2B offers:

 


Upcoming Events

Introducing the *New* Foundation Directory Online (FDO)!
January 2 – 31, Library Hours

It’s a new year and your non-profit will need to find new funding.  Discover all of the features on the FDO updated interface:

  • Search over 140,000 grantmakers
  • Access over 8.5 million grant profiles
  • Use easy-to-read and interactive charts for enhanced insights on specific fields of work
  • Review data on peer recipients to find new prospects
  • Build a funding and career prospect network through FDO’s LinkedIn tool

Come in and take a self-guided tour or schedule a one-on-one tutorial with the Library 2 Business Coordinator.  Call 307.773.7200 or email L2B@LCLSonline.org to make an appointment. 2018 is the year to diversify your funding – we can show you how to reach your goals!
(Adults; L2B Room)

Start Your Own Business
Thursday, February 15, 6  –  7 pm
Learn the basic steps to starting a small business in Wyoming, including evaluating the feasibility of your business concept and preparing a business plan.

Presented in partnership with Wyoming Entrepreneur’s Small Business Development Center, the Small Business Administration, and L2B. (Adults & Teens; Sunflower Room)

The ABCs of Investing:  Bonds
Tuesday, February 20, 5:30 – 6:30 pm
Come discuss the basics of investing in bonds, how they work, what you could expect from bond markets going forward, and what options investors have for fixed income investing. Interest rates are near historic lows and investors seeking income are faced with the risk of rising rates over time.  Presented in partnership with Jess Ryan, CFP, and L2B.

(Adults & Teens; Sunflower Room)


Online Resources
business Starting a business? NewJob Looking for a new job?
First Research Business Source Premier
Small Business Resource Center Zinio Digital Magazines
Mergent Intellect  Learning Express Library’s Career Center
NonProfit Helping a non-profit? Money Managing your money?
Cloud Library ProQuest Business
GrantSpace Mergent InvestorEdge 
Giving USA 2017 Report FINRA’s Market Data Center
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