Gale Courses: Learning Opportunities @ the Plainfield Library

PrintGale 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.


February 7, 2013: Community Business Success Grant presentation at the Plainfield Library, IL

When: February 7, 2013, Noon to 1:00 PM

Where: Plainfield Public Library, 15025 S. Illinois St., Plainfield, IL 60544

Participate in a Business Success Grant and help your business and community. With training and education, your employees can help you reach business goals or provide qualified applicants open jobs.The Strictly Business Lunch & Learn Series is in partnership with the Plainfield Area Chamber of Commerce. Please bring your lunch, drinks and dessert will be provided. Click here to register or call 815-327-2515.

Introduction to Grant Writing workshop at Joliet Junior College (IL)

The Illinois Small Business Development Center at Joliet Junior College will offer a two-part Introduction to Grant Writing workshop on Mondays, October 29 and November 5, 2012, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM.  The cost is $44 and registration is required.  Learn how to prepare before writing the grant proposal. This workshop will provide the basics in the non-profit business sector of grant writing. Seminar topics will include effective research techniques, planning strategies, writing practices, and documentation procedures.  Click here to register.

Click here to view other workshops offered by the Illinois Small Business Development Center at JJC.