The Plainfield Public Library has several sources for your business needs whether it is information about starting a business, learning a language so you can reach out to more customers, learning new updated office products or adding information about stocks and bonds to your information base. And there is even more. On the Library webpage click on Online Resources to browse categories or click on Business & Personal Finance Resources to find lots of useful resources and instructional subjects to advance your business. If you have questions, please contact the Library at (815) 327-2515 and help is available.
Gale Courses presents a wide variety of interactive six-week long courses that are led by an instructor and conducted completely online. This is free to Plainfield Library cardholders and is available 24/7 on the library website. You will discover courses in Quickbooks, grant writing, business communication, sales and marketing, and more. You need only follow the instructions for signing up. Whether you are looking for professional development or personal improvement this conveniently formatted way to learn may be just what you need. Click here to take a look.
Lynda.com is a free educational resource available through the Plainfield Public Library webpage. It offers a variety of video courses for software and business skills, photography and writing courses…and more. It is free to Plainfield Library cardholders, 24/7. If your or your organization are looking for a place to learn and improve skills, take a look at the available learning paths, design, software and popular topics. Click here to take a look.
Mango Languages recently released two new specialty courses: Business English for Spanish (Latin American) speakers and Business English for Chinese (Mandarin) speakers. English language learning business community members can aim for success and build their confidence by mastering business-related vocabulary, idioms and English language structure. Click here to find these language tools.
Welcome in the new year with renewed excitement for your business.
Find information on industry basics and how to start a business.
Plan to learn a new language that may help your organization thrive.
Look at ValueLine and Morningstar for financial and investment information.
Articles may give new insights or ideas.
JobNow can give you expert assistance.
Many Library resources are available 24/7/365 with your library card. Click here for lots of information.
“Improvisational acting is more than just entertainment. It’s a communication tool that builds positive relationships between customers and even coworkers. Business coach Richard Oberbruner teaches the Five Elements of Improv and how to apply them in your workplace. Get ready for some serious fun!”
Thursday, April 7, 2016
Plainfield Public Library
15025 S. Illinois St.
Plainfield, IL 60544
Lower Level Meeting Room
Register here or call 815.327.2515
Gale Courses is a valuable, accessible tool for online learning. This program offers 350+ classes focused on professional development, technology skills, test preparation and personal enrichment. Created by Ed2Go, each of the six-week long courses is taught entirely online by expert instructors. New sessions begin every month. You can link to Gale Courses from the Online Resources page at the Library website.
A Plainfield Public Library cardholder in good standing can access these courses for free. Each class provides an interactive learning environment with twice weekly lessons, assignments, quizzes, and a final exam. At the end of each session, you will receive an award of completion with a passing score.