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The Los Angeles Public Library is offering Money Matters, a series of events to help you get your finances in shape.


Be sure to also explore our  Financial Resource Guide for library and online resources providing information, education, and tools covering savings, credit, investments, budgeting, financial planning, and consumer protection.

 

July 11, 2015 9:30AM to 11:30AM

This free workshop will teach the basics of small business entrepreneurship, how to legally start a business in Los Angeles, and introduce resources provided by the City of Los Angeles and regional partners that assist with small business development.

This event features keynote speaker Frank Aguirre, Small Business Development Specialist in the Mayor's Office of Economic Development. 

July 14, 2015 5:30PM to 7:30PM

One of the keys to a successful marketing strategy is having a long term vision of what you want your business to become and build a plan to meet that vision. This workshop will be an interactive experience in building a strategy for the long term success of your business. You will also be introduced to the resources offered by the City of Los Angeles and regional partners that assist with small business development.

July 20, 2015 4:00PM to 5:00PM

Come and join us for a free financial education class where you will learn :

  • Why Credit is Important
  • Describe Three Types of Loans
  • Distinguish between Secured and Unsecured Loans
  • Determine if You Are Ready to Apply for Credit
July 23, 2015 5:30PM to 7:30PM

This free workshop will teach the basics of small business entrepreneurship, how to legally start a business in Los Angeles, and introduce resources provided by the City of Los Angeles and regional partners that assist with small business development.

This event features keynote speaker Frank Aguirre, Small Business Development Specialist in the Mayor's Office of Economic Development. 

July 28, 2015 5:30PM to 7:30PM
Make sense of the Chaos! Learn how to compare loan programs and figure out what type of loan is right for you and your business.
 
Join us for an evening discussion on different methods and platforms which will assist entrepreneurs in gaining access to capital. Additonally, we will highlight how small business owners in Los Angeles can obtain funds to help with purchasing inventory and equipment, hiring additional employees, expanding your space, and more.
August 13, 2015 1:00PM to 4:00PM
The Harbor City-Harbor Gateway Branch Library is proud to host a LA Youth at Work [LAYAW] Job Skills Workshop on Thursday, August 13 in the afternoon. This workshop will be for 3 hours, 1:00 and 4:00pm. 
 
Participants must 1) ENROLL and 2) REGISTER for a specific event.
Below is the link to the registration table. 
 
 
Our Workshop will help you prepare a professional resume, which is a document used to present your background and skills to possible employers.  Bring a copy of your current resume and/or complete our Resume Template. The Workshop facilitator will help make that resume your best introduction to an employer. 
 
The Job Skills Workshop will also help you prepare for your job search by answering questions about;
 
•Your resume - Resume Template
•Interview questions
•Employment applications
•Phone/email and social networking etiquette
•Searching for a job
 
December 19, 2015 10:00AM to 12:00PM

The Neighborhood Housing Services of LA County will be hosting a free workshop, designed to inform about NHS services, the steps to homeownership, and resources available to the community.

This educational workshop is helpful for those interested in learning more about how to begin the process of purchasing your first home.


 

 

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