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.
“The Plainfield Business Evolution Center reflects the Village’s continued commitment to creating a business friendly environment and the necessary infrastructure for businesses to grow. The business center is located at the Village Hall and contains approximately 4,000 square feet and provides new and home-based businesses with the opportunity to utilize office space. Included in a nominal fee is dedicated cubicle space, phone service, high speed internet, a copier, and access to a conference room.” For more information, please visit the Village website or contact the Village of Plainfield Planning Department at (815) 439-2824.
The Fox Valley Chapter of SCORE offers free mentoring sessions to small business owners and start-ups at the Plainfield Public Library, 15025 S. Illinois St., Plainfield, IL on the second and fourth Mondays of the month, 7:00 to 9:00 pm. Space is very limited, and registration is required. Go to foxvalley.score.org, click on Book Now! and follow the steps to register at the Plainfield Public Library. SCORE is a nationwide, non-profit organization dedicated to helping the owners of existing and start-up businesses assure that their businesses grow and prosper.
Whether you are looking for Business Resources, Investment Resources, Legal or Small Business and Entrepreneurial Resources and online training, the Plainfield Public Library has information that is available 24/7 right from your home. Your library card will help you access the information. Click here to find the information you may need. More questions? Please come to the Reference Desk or call 815-327-2515. Help is available.
Morningstar Investment Research Center can give information about stock companies, funds, ETFs, help you learn more about these subjects and more. It is all available from the Plainfield Library’s web page. Click here and sign in with your library card to get your questions answered.
Make sure you are giving customers the kind of service that keeps them coming to you. Rieva Lesonsky looks at what makes customers happy. Click here to see what she says.
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.