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

Effective Volunteer Management
Tuesday, September 25, 6 – 7pm
How can you attract the volunteers that are right for your organization? How do you keep great volunteers from reaching burnout? Is it ever okay to “fire” a volunteer? Learn from community nonprofit experts how to manage one of your greatest assets, with less stress. Come with your questions for our panel! Moderated by Jody Shields, ALIGN, in partnership with L2B. (Adults; Cottonwood Room)

The Way We’ll Work: Blockchain
Thursday, October 4
6:30 – 8pm
Have you heard about blockchain? Learn all about it from state and international experts as they explain blockchain technology and how Wyoming is leading the way in applying it to our resources and the way we work. We’ll have time for Q&A following the presentation. Presented in partnership with the Wyoming State Library and L2B. (Adults; Cottonwood Room)

SCORE Small Business Networking
Wednesday, October 17
4:30 – 6:30pm
Meet with a small business mentor from Cheyenne SCORE and other small business owners from our community. Get your questions answered while visiting with like-minded entrepreneurs. SCORE is a national service organization that provides free one-on-one confidential business mentoring, business-focused workshops, and a variety of other services. Presented in partnership with Cheyenne SCORE and L2B. (Adults; Sunflower Room)

Give Now, Give Later, and Receive
Wednesday, October 17
Noon – 1pm, 3 – 4pm, 5:30 – 6:30pm
Be a good steward of the gifts you’ve been given! Learn how to make giving an act that benefits you and the people and causes you care about. Presented in partnership with Thrivent Financial and L2B. (Adults; Willow Room)

Start Your Own Business
Thursday, October 25
6 – 7pm
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; Sunflower Room)

Social Security: Seven Keys to Enhancing Benefits
Tuesday, October 30
6 – 7pm
Social Security continues to play a critical role in a retirement strategy. Are you taking full advantage of what Social Security offers? Here’s a seminar to help you make the right decisions. A light dinner will be provided. Presented in partnership with CFS*, Western Vista Wealth Management, and L2B. (Adults; Cottonwood Room)

*Non-deposit investment products and services are offered through CUSO Financial Services, L.P. (“CFS”), a registered broker-dealer (Member FINRA/SIPC) and SEC Registered Investment Advisor. Products offered through CFS: are not NCUA/NCUSIF or otherwise federally insured, are not guarantees or obligations of the credit union, and may involve investment risk including possible loss of principal. Investment Representatives are registered through CFS. The Credit Union has contracted with CFS to make non-deposit investment products and services available to credit union members.


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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