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Business Boost: Using Library Resources to Gain the Competitive Edge!


Business Boost: Using Library Resources to Gain the Competitive Edge!
Business Owners need an edge over their competition! Your Library has electronic databases that can be used to do just that. Attendees are welcome to bring their own electronic device for the workshop, as all library locations have free Wi-Fi access.

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Wednesday January 21, 2015, 6-8 p.m. Sylvania Branch
Friday February 27, 2015, 9-11 a.m. Holland Branch
Wednesday March 25, 2015, 6-8 p.m. Main Library, Huntington Room




LinkedIn


LinkedIn for those Thinking "Why Should I?"
This session is for you if: You’re 50+ You have a job. You’re happy right where you are. You want to know why you "should be doing LinkedIn."

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 7-8 p.m. Holland Branch
Monday, April 20, 2015 7-8 p.m. Sanger
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 7-8 p.m. Waterville


Taking LinkedIn Up a Notch
This session is for you if: You accept link requests from people you know, have a profile started and make your way around the newsfeed fairly well, but you’re not comfortable with the “whole LinkedIn thing” and really wonder what to do with it since you’re not looking for a new job right now.

Wednesday, February 4, 2015, Noon-1 p.m. Main Library, Huntington Room
Wednesday, May 20, 2015, 7- 8 p.m. Waterville Branch


Maximizing LinkedIn for Your Business
This session is for you if: You own or manage a business and have heard you can use it to help build your business but have no idea where to start. You are interested in knowing what the competition is up to and how you measure up.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 6-7 p.m. Main Library, Huntington Room


Trademarks 101: Owning Your Brand


Trademarks 101: Owning Your Brand
If you want to really own your brand, protect it from brand "genericide" like yo-yo, aspirin, and escalator by being proactive. To secure your business's intellectual property rights, trademark research may be in your future. Join us at the Library to learn why, as a business owner you may already have a brand worthy of trademarking. Attendees are welcome to bring their own electronic device for the workshop, as all library locations have free Wi-Fi access.

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Wednesday, March 18, 2015, 6-8 p.m. Heatherdowns Branch
Wednesday, May 6, 2015, 6-8 p.m. Main Library, Huntington Room



Ask a Patent/Copyright/Trademark Attorney


Ask a Patent/Copyright/Trademark Attorney – no registration required.
The first Tuesday of each month from 7 – 8:30 p.m. at Main Library, Attorneys will provide an overview of intellectual property, explain the differences between patents, trademarks and copyright, and be available to answer your questions. This service is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, 7-8:30 p.m., Main Library – Business Technology
January 6, February 3, March 3, April 7, May 5, June 2, July 7