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Events & Programs for All Ages

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Adult Program
Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, Apr 24, 2:00 pm

Do you need help with research or technology? We have specialists in the areas of Business Information, Consumer Health Information, and Government Research, plus staff that can answer computer and mobile device questions. Make an appointment so we can match you with the appropriate specialist.

Preregister.
Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, May 01, 2:00 pm

We have specialists in the areas of Consumer Health Information, Government Research, and Business Information, plus staff that can answer computer and mobile device questions. Make an appointment so we can match you with the appropriate specialist. (30 min.)

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ReferenceUSA!: What Is It and How Will It Help Me?
Main Library
Wed, May 07, 2:30 pm

ReferenceUSA is a leading provider of business and consumer research. This database can assist you in job searching, business, marketing, competitive analysis, fundraising and more. ReferenceUSA has information about over 20 million public and private businesses. Our Business Librarian will show you how to use ReferenceUSA and demonstrate how it can be of help to you. (60 min.)

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Introduction to Finding Funders for Nonprofits
Main Library
Thu, May 08, 1:00 pm

Learn to find funders for your nonprofit organization with the Foundation Center's comprehensive funding research tool, Foundation Directory Online. (60 min.)

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Making Profits During Hard Times!
Main Library
Thu, May 08, 2:00 pm

Mr. Jenkins, President of Management Solutions for Profit, will address the tools required in order to be successful in the small- and medium-sized business sector. He will share with you the steps to improve your sales and operations and will also demonstrate how to develop a workable budget that will propel your firm forward. Sponsored by the Small Business Development Center at PBSC. (2 hr.) Call the SBDC at 561-862-4726 to preregister.

Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, May 08, 2:00 pm

We have specialists in the areas of Consumer Health Information, Government Research, and Business Information, plus staff that can answer computer and mobile device questions. Make an appointment so we can match you with the appropriate specialist. (30 min.)

Preregister.
Dos and Don'ts of Résumé Writing
Belle Glade Branch
Sat, May 10, 10:30 am

Learn the answers to the most common résumé questions including: What goes on the résumé? Do I need to customize my résumé? What are the best ways to organize my information? And is a cover letter necessary? Let us help you make your résumé stand out.

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Bids and Business
Gardens Branch
Mon, May 12, 1:00 pm

Florida Small Business Development Center personnel will show attendees how to register their businesses and bid on government contracts. (60 min.)

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Career Transitions: What Is It & How Will It Organize My Job Search?
West Boynton Branch
Tue, May 13, 2:00 pm

Business Librarian Susan Berger demonstrates how the online career guidance center can assist you through the job-searching process. Creating résumés and cover letters, assessing career interests, finding job listings and interview preparation are included in this dynamic presentation. (90 min.)

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Proposal Writing Basics
Main Library
Thu, May 15, 10:00 am

This workshop will help nonprofits learn the key components of a proposal to a foundation. For those new to proposal writing, this class will cover how the proposal fits into the grant seeking process, what to include in a standard proposal to a foundation, and tips for making each section of your proposal stronger. (90 min.)

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Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, May 15, 2:00 pm

We have specialists in the areas of Consumer Health Information, Government Research, and Business Information, plus staff that can answer computer and mobile device questions. Make an appointment so we can match you with the appropriate specialist. (30 min.)

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FUNdamentals of Contracting
Main Library
Thu, May 15, 2:00 pm

Jackie Rule, CBA Regional Program Manager, from Small Business Development Center at PBSC will discuss the following topics: understanding the System for Award Management (SAM) & the SBA profile page, development of a 1 - 2 minute elevator speech, understand the NAICS system and its relationship to the SAM portal, and development of a capability statement. (60 min.) Call the SBDC at 561-862-4726 to preregister.

Marketing Your Firm After Certification
Gardens Branch
Mon, May 19, 1:00 pm

Small Business Development Center program attendees will learn how to determine suitable markets for their products and services, and will be given marketing tips to help their firms grow. (60 min.)

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Dos and Don'ts of Interviewing
Belle Glade Branch
Wed, May 21, 5:30 pm

Now that your résumé has gotten you an interview, what can you do to make sure the interview gets you the job? What can you wear to present yourself in the best light? How do you answer questions from your interviewers appropriately? Should you ask questions in return? How do you "sell" yourself as the best applicant for the job? Let us show you how you can do all this and more.

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Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, May 22, 2:00 pm

We have specialists in the areas of Consumer Health Information, Government Research, and Business Information, plus staff that can answer computer and mobile device questions. Make an appointment so we can match you with the appropriate specialist. (30 min.)

Preregister.
Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, May 29, 2:00 pm

We have specialists in the areas of Consumer Health Information, Government Research, and Business Information, plus staff that can answer computer and mobile device questions. Make an appointment so we can match you with the appropriate specialist. (30 min.)

Preregister.