The 3 Education Trends Preparing the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs

Traditional learning models are changing, so how best can educators prepare future entrepreneurs in this rapidly evolving technological environment?  Click here to read what Jon Phillips says.


Gale Courses for You and Your Business

PrintDo you want to learn about a new business tool, prepare for a career exam, or discover a new field? Gale Courses is a great place to start for you and your business.

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.

Business Owners: Help is at Your Library

PrintFor Business owners: Your public library has various business resources, services and tools to help support and develop your business.

If your staff need computer training for Microsoft Office, social media and programming we schedule free computer classes every month, and have access to online tutorials from Learning Express which are free with your Plainfield Public Library card.

For your market research needs we have an online database called AtoZdatabases that can help and is free to use with your Plainfield Public Library card.

Investment information may be what you need.  If so,  Morningstar Investment Research Center can help you find what you need and is free with your Plainfield Public Library card.

The Library offers all this and more!  Click here for more details and to contact the library:

Strictly Business Lunch & Learn Series at the Plainfield Public Library


“A representative from Illinois Small Business Development Center will be presenting LinkedIn for Professionals.”

Thursday, February 4, 2016
12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Plainfield Public Library
15025 S. Illinois St.
Plainfield, IL 60544
Lower Level Meeting Room

Register here or call 815.327.2515