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.

Free Small Business Mentoring by SCORE at the Plainfield Library (IL)

scoreOn the second and fourth Mondays each month, 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, from 7:00 to 9:00 pm.  Space is very limited, and registration is required. Go to, 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.

18 Habits That Will Make You Smarter

laptop coffee“Some people are born smart, but most smart people do daily rituals to maintain their smartness. Whether they do it in leadership, business, the arts, or a different field, they push and challenge themselves daily.”  Lolly Daskal gives 18 habits that you can use to cultivate intelligence and grow into your smartest self possible.  Click here to find out what she says. A Learning Resource @ the Plainfield Library 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.