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

Matchmaking Event: Small Business Opportunities with the Government
Tuesday, November 13
1:30 – 3:30pm
Last year, the federal government spent millions of dollars right here in Wyoming! If you want to sell your products and services to the federal government, don’t miss this rare opportunity to meet with government contracting personnel face to face. Drop in to speak with representatives from: F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Bureau of Land Management, General Services Administration, the U.S. Forest Service, Wyoming Army National Guard, USDA, Procurement Operations Division, Office of Procurement and Property Management, and the National Park Service.  Western Area Power Administration and the Veteran’s Administration have also been invited.

Presented in partnership with the Small Business Administration, WY SBDC Procurement Technical Assistance Center and L2B.
(Adults; Cottonwood Room)

SCORE Small Business Networking
Wednesday, November 14
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)

Maintaining Control in Estate Planning
Thursday, November 15
5:30 – 6:30pm
Estate planning involves a unique opportunity to address the two things people fear most, death and taxes. This class will cover how to transfer what you want, to whom you want, when you want, and how you want, while, if possible, saving money on taxes and fees. We will cover the basics of probate and what you need to know to avoid costly mistakes, the types of trusts and when they could be appropriate, how to pick a trustee, estate taxes, and life insurance. You have worked long and hard to build your estate. Avoid the mistakes that could leave your wealth unprotected.

Presented in partnership with Jess Ryan, AIF®, and L2B. (Adults; Cottonwood Room)

Start Your Own Business
Tuesday, November 27
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 Small Business Development Center and L2B. (Adults; Sunflower Room)

Give Now, Give Later, and Give & Receive
Thursday, December 6
12 – 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; Windflower Room) 

SCORE Small Business Networking
Wednesday, December 12
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)


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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