Fairview Park Branch Library Happenings

June 1 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.   Take the stress out of planning your next event. Come to Celebrations:  Event Planning.  A professional event planner will share tips and techniques to keep you on track so that your event is successful.  Registration required.

June 2 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.   Back in the 1800s, farmers gardened by moon and relied on the wisdom of the Farmer’s Almanac.  Join us Gardening by the Moon and learn which days are best for planting leafy crops, controlling pesky weeds with less work, and much more.  Registration required. 

June 11 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.   Enjoy a live music concert of the Great American Songbook. The duo Mike & Mary will entertain with jazz and pop music from the early 20th century to present.  Registration required.

June 18 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.   In our Technology Learning Center, located on the second floor, learn the essentials of Digital Scrapbooking. Presented by GigaLearn Inspired Thinking, learn how to import images, create title slides and add music to video presentations using Windows Movie Maker.  Spaces limited.  Registration required.

June 16 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.   Join us for Week 1—Concept2Business of our six-week series Encore Entrepreneurs.  In this workshop, learn how to generate and cultivate your business ideas and develop your business concept.  Take the challenge and see if you are ready to be an entrepreneur.  Registration required.

June 23 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.   You have a business concept—now you need to create a business plan.  Learn how at Week 2—Business Basics. You will find out how to write an effective business plan and determine your mission, vision and values.  This workshop will use an online business plan template to get started.  Registration required.

June 30 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.   Join us for Week 3—Small Business Legalese.  This workshop will explore the many legal aspects of owning a business.  Topics will include the following: naming your business, licenses, registration, patents, copyrights, trademarks and government regulations.  The goal is to help determine the appropriate legal structure for your business.  Registration required.

July 7 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.   Is there a demand for your business?  Who is your target audience?  Week 4—The Customer—Your Boss! will examine market segmentation and how to develop a marketing plan that distinguishes your brand.  It will also explore how to use social media to market your business strategically.  Registration required. 

To register, call the Fairview Park Branch Library at 440-333-4700 or visit www.cuyahogalibrary.org

Bridget Lavelle

Librarian who writes and submits press releases to local newspapers about upcoming adult deparment library programs at Fairview Park Branch Library of Cuyahoga County Public Library.

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