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July 22, 2014-

On Wednesday, July 23 Sasha Berson. CEO and Founder of Berson Business Development, will show you how to create your action plan in an 8-step systematic process that generates new and repeat business. The event begins at 7:00 pm at the Barrington Area Library. Registration is available here.

Questions? Feel free to get in touch with Barbara Alvarez, Business Liaison Librarian, at balvarez@balibrary.org or 847-382-1300 x3070

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July 18, 2014-

Nature's Select Pet Products will be giving a 5% discount on Saturday, July 19th from 9:00 am-1:00 pm. Additionally, 5% of proceeds will be donated to Read to Feed, which benefits Barrington food pantries.

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July 14, 2014-

On Wednesday, July 16, Bob Kaden, President of The Kaden Company, will teach you how to tap into the mind-set of your target market and make the right marketing, operational, and financial decisions that lead to success. The events begins at 7:00 pm at the Barrington Area Library. Registration is available here.

Questions? Feel free to get in touch with Barbara Alvarez, Business Liaison Librarian, at balvarez@balibrary.org or 847-382-1300 x3070

 

 

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July 11, 2014-

Barrington business owners: did you know that you can get a library card for your local business? With a Barrington Area Library card, you will have access to all of the same library privileges that an adult resident patron receives. This includes remote access to valuable business research resources, reservations for any of our brand-new meeting spaces and media:scape centers, usage of the latest technology in the Digital Studio, MakerLab, and ability to check out e-readers, cameras, and other circulating equipment.

To obtain your Barrington Area Library card, the business owner will need to produce a photo ID and a business lease or something that shows they own or rent the building where the business resides and fill out an application available at the library. The card will be issued in the name of the business for 1 year. These accounts expire annually and may be renewed with proper ID. The library card is not transferrable to family members of the business owner.

For other questions about the business card, please contact the Circulation Department at 847.382.1300 x3

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July 10, 2014-

Librarians Barbara Alvarez and Gwyneth Stupar taught a class on July 9th called Build Your Website with Weebly. If you missed the class, you can download the handout with detailed instructions here. If you have any questions while you're getting started with your website or at any step in the process, feel free to get in touch with Barbara or Gwyn at any time.

Weebly does not require computer programming knowledge. If you would like to learn HTML, CSS, PHP, and other coding languages, you can always take free, self-paced lessons with Atomic Training, Barrington Area Library's free computer training database. To access remotely, go to www.balibrary.org, click on the Research tab, choose "Business, Careers, Technology", and select Atomic Training. Enter your library card number and choose from a variety of classes.

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July 8, 2014-

Think Big, Go Local, a digital marketing agency in Chicago, offers free business education webinars. On July 10, they will be presenting a webinar on Reputation Management. You can learn more about the webinar and register here.

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July 7, 2014-

Visit Paul's Burrito Express today, July 7th. They will be donating 10% of proceeds throughout the day to Read to Feed, which benefits Barrington food pantries.  Paul's Burrito Express is located at 402 N. Hough Street in Barrington.

 

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July 7, 2014-

Visit Paul's Burrito Express today, July 7th. They will be donating 10% of proceeds throughout the day to Read to Feed, which benefits Barrington food pantries.  Paul's Burrito Express is located at 402 N. Hough Street in Barrington.

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July 3, 2014-

Visit Norton's USA on Saturday, July 5th. They will be donating 15% of proceeds to Read to Feed, which benefits Barrington food pantries. Make sure to stop by the library for a voucher. No other coupons permitted.

 

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