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

Please RSVP!

SCORE Small Business Networking
Wednesday, April 12
4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
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; Windflower Room)

Small Business Loan Programs from $500 to $5M
Wednesday, April 12
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Learn about financing your small business dream from a panel of professionals! The program will cover small home-based business loans to purchasing a new building. Karen Isley, vice-president of commercial banking at Security First Bank, will review what banks need in order to evaluate business loan applications. Waldo Smith, business counselor and micro-loan specialist, will discuss micro-loans from the Wyoming Women’s Business Center. Mary Doherty, president of WIDC-Frontier CDC, will present information about the company’s small business loan programs. Steve Immel and Susan Rezanina, lender relations specialists from the Small Business Administration, will talk about SBA small business loan programs. (Adults; Cottonwood Room)

Creating Personal Financial Statements
Thursday, May 4
6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Learn to create a personal financial statement and discover how to look objectively at what you own and what you owe. We will provide an example or you may bring copies of your most recent pay stubs, utility bills, credit card bills, and other recurring income or expenses. This workshop will prepare attendees for our June program on eliminating debt. Presented in partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration and L2B. (Adults; Sunflower Room)

SCORE Small Business Networking
Wednesday, May 10
4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
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)

Start Your Own Business
Wednesday, May 24
6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
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)

Co-sponsorship Authorization #15-0897-176 SBA’s participation in the cosponsored activity is not an endorsement of the views, opinions, products of services of any cosponsor or other person or entity. All SBA programs and services are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis.


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 
FINRA’s Market Data Center
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