Library to Business

Library to BusinessL2B (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:

Video from Blockchain panel at LCLS on October 4th 


Upcoming Events

Small Business Loan Programs from $500 to $5M!
Thursday, March 21
6-7:30pm
Come and learn about different ways to finance your small business dream! We will cover small home-based business loans to purchasing a new building.
Discussion will include what banks need in order to process business loans including credit, cash flow and down payments. Learn about a variety of small business loan programs available through different organizations including WIDC Frontier CDC.  Discussion will address loan size, eligibility, and the application process. Lender Relations Specialists from the Small Business Administration will also discuss SBA small business loan programs. Presented in partnership with the Small Business Administration and L2B.
(Adults; Sunflower Room)

Introduction to Finding Nonprofit Grants
Tuesday, March 26
6-7pm
Are you new to the field of grantseeking? Discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders in this introductory course.
You will learn the 10 most important things you need to know about finding grants, including:

  • Who funds nonprofits and what are their motivations.
  • What funders really want to know about the organizations they are interested in funding.
  • How to identify potential funders and make the first approach.

Presented in partnership with the Funding Information Network and L2B.

*Note: This orientation is not intended for individuals seeking grants for their own use. (Adults; Sunflower Room)

Free Legal Services for Seniors
Monday, April 1
3-5pm
Discover the free civil legal services available for Wyoming seniors. We will review the specifics of documents such as power of attorney, wills, and heath care directives. We will also discuss topics including estate planning, simple wills, probate, and public benefits. There will be time for Q&A and an opportunity to sign up for some civil legal services. Presented in partnership with Equal Justice Wyoming, University of Wyoming Estate Planning Practicum, and L2B.
(Adults; Cottonwood Room) 

SCORE Small Business Networking
Wednesday, April 10
5:15 – 7:15pm
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)

Social Security: Timing is Everything
Thursday, April 18
12pm, 3pm, and 5:30pm
As you approach retirement, it’s time to determine how you’ll support yourself. Find out how you can optimize Social Security and know how much you can expect to receive from other income sources. Join us for an hour with a light snack and great information at noon, 3pm, or 5:30pm. Presented in partnership with Thrivent Financial and L2B.
(Adults; Windflower Room)


Online Resources

Need help accessing the Online Resources? Please call the Reference Desk at 307.635.3461

business Starting a business? NewJob Looking for a new job?
First Research Business Source Complete
Small Business Resource Center RBdigital Audiobooks, eBooks, & Magazines
Mergent Intellect  Learning Express Library’s Career Center
Wyoming Business Council’s Permitting and Licensing Booklet  
NonProfit Helping a non-profit? Money Managing your money?
Cloud Library ProQuest Business
GrantSpace  FINRA’s Market Data Center
Giving USA 2018 Report  
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