Business

Spanish Computer Classes and English Resume Formatting Class

Spanish Computer Classes are back! Sisi Medina, one of our Adult Reference Assistants, will be teaching two free computer classes in Spanish in March. Los Básicos de la Computadora will be held Monday, March 9th from 1-3 pm; Word en Español will be happen Monday, March 23rd from 1-3 pm. Both will take place in Room L-216, the public library computer lab. Registration is requested but not required. To register phone 832-559-4200 or click on this link for Los Básicos del la Computadora and this link for Word en Español and fill out the form.

We are also starting a series called Word for Business, and in March, Megan Hopwood, our Technology Training Assistant, will feature a free evening class on formatting resumes. She won’t teach you how to create your resume—that’s up to you—but she will show you how to make it attractive. That’s Monday, March 23rd from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Registration, requested but not required, can be completed by phoning 832-559-4200 or by clicking on this link to the Word for Business: Resumes registration form and filling it out. It also will take place in Room L-216, our computer lab. 

Work Like Google

How Google WorksIf you're starting a new business or managing one that needs the "refresh" button pushed, take a look at How Google Works by Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg.  They reveal the decisions and methods used from the beginning that's made Google the success that it is.  

Free Workshop: Create Your Business Plan

The fabulous Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE) crew will be back again this Saturday, this time with a free, hands-on workshop explaining and demonstrating How to make a Business Plan. A solid business plan is essential to truly understanding your business and to gaining access to capital.

Free Presentation: Social Media Marketing

Friends, SCORE Houston is back this Saturday with a free presentation in Simple Strategies for Social Media Marketing. Targeted for the beginner to comfortable small-business marketer who is looking to build marketing knowledge or reinforce current skills, this presentation will discuss:

 

Meet Representative John E. Davis & "How To Do Business with NASA" Workshop

Meet and greet Representative John E. Davis along with SCORE Representatives on Saturday, July 26 starting at 10 am in the Community Room.  

Adult Events this May @ Your Library

The Clear Lake City - County Freeman Branch Library is pleased to announce its events for Adults this May.  We will continue with TGIF Programs, various book clubs (mystery, great books, two science fiction/fantasy clubs, and YA Book Club for Adults (online)), Freeman Needlecrafters, Adult Crafts to Go, Clear Lake Area Writers (CLAW), SCORE Counseling, and Creator Space.

Business Success Seminars

business success seminar imageDon't miss the last Business Success Seminar for fall 2013.
Wednesday, 10/16, 8:00-9:15am

Partnering with the Community for Business Success
Presented by Mark Carruba, Marketing Director of Northwest Dodge
Learn how Northwest Dodge increased awareness and sales through effectively working within the community. Strategies to build your business through community volunteerism will be discussed.

Spring seminars will be announced at a later date.

This weekend: Business Seminar and Hispanic Dancers!

On Friday, October 4th, the library is hosting the second in the Business Success Seminar series. This month we are featuring Daniel Kainer, an LSC professor and small business owner who will be introducing Amazon.com’s Fulfillment sales program. Mr. Kainer will show you had you can create and build this program to sell your own products.

On Saturday, October 5th, as part of Hispanic Heritage month, the Tierra de Mis Raíces Dancers will perform dances from a number of Latin American countries—and then they will teach us how to dance with them. That’s at 1 p.m. in the library lobby. 

Business Success Seminars: The Fall Lineup

If you haven’t been to our free business seminars, consider this as advance notice of a good thing. HCPL, in partnership with Lone Star College Tomball and the Lone Star Small Business Development Center, are offering three more Friday sessions to improve profits in your business. This fall they will be held in the library’s meeting room, L 129, at 1:30 p.m. after the Chamber of Commerce lunch meeting the first Friday of September, October, and November. (The Chamber meets in the Beckendorf Center in the East Building of the College.) No registration is needed; just drop in and profit!
Here’s our exciting line up:

Social Media Marketing & Business Marketing/Branding Seminars

Join us in the Community Room at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 11th and Saturday, May 25th for two different business seminars.  On Saturday, May 11th, SCORE will be sponsoring a presentation entitled, "Social Media Marketing Made Simple", presented by Celina Enamorado.  She will discuss how Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn can be  used as powerful business marketing tools.  

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