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The following list contains programs that matched your search, sorted by program types and date from 9/17/2014 to 12/16/2014.

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Books/Literature/Writing     Business/Finance/Taxes     Computer Skills/Technology     Education Support     


Books/Literature/Writingback to top

Independence Writers Group
An open discussion of the art and business of writing short stories, poems and novels. Critiques are available if ten copies of materials to be critiqued are provided. The group meets twice a month on the first and third Saturday. Audience: Adults

Independence Writers Group
An open discussion of the art and business of writing short stories, poems and novels. Critiques are available if ten copies of materials to be critiqued are provided. The group meets once a month on the second Saturday. Audience: Adults

Business/Finance/Taxesback to top

Back to Basics: Business Organization and Recordkeeping – What You Need to Know
Learn about filing requirements as they relate to various business structures. Find out what expenses may be deducted. Learn to define independent contractors vs. employees and the importance of knowing the difference when hiring and filing taxes. Audience: Adults, Seniors

Starting & Growing Your Small Business: Main Library & SCORE
Hear about business plans, lessons learned about developing your business,and free SCORE support services. Be aware of the free library research services for collecting reliable information on competitors, prospects, suppliers, market area and more. Audience: Adults

IRS Small Business Workshop: Employment Taxes and Business Expenses
Gwen Moore, tax specialist, will discuss the filing requirements as they relate to business organizations, including sole proprietors, partnerships and corporations. Also learn how some business expenses may be deducted during course of business. Audience: Adults, Seniors

Back to Basics – Starting, Operating & Maintaining A Successful Business
Workshop will discuss difference between sole proprietor, partnership and corporation; the importance of record keeping; what you should keep and for how long. Participants will also get an overview of their tax responsibilities as a small business. Audience: Adults

Developing Your Business Funding Proposal
Learn to develop a business funding proposal. Presented by a volunteer from SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to helping small businesses in the United States get started, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentor ship. Audience: Adults

Operating & Maintaining A Successful Business: Employees, Payroll, & Taxes
Workshop will explain filing requirements as relates to various business organizations, including sole proprietors; partnerships & corporations. Various business expenses that may be deducted in the course of business will be discussed. Audience: Adults

Simple Steps to Starting Your Business-#1
This introductory workshop focuses on the basics of testing your business idea and identifying the key factors that influence start-up success. Registration requested. Click on "Learn More" for the registration link. Audience: Adults

Starting & Growing Your Small Business: Your Library & SCORE
This workshop focuses on testing your business idea & identifying key factors that influence start-up success. Hear about free SCORE support services & library resources for collecting reliable information on competitors, prospects, suppliers, & more Audience: Adults, Seniors

Choosing Your Legal Structure
Which legal structure is best for your business - sole proprietorship, S-Corporation, partnership or LLC? Choosing the right business entity is an important step in setting up your business. Free and open to the public. Registration Required. Audience: Adults, Seniors

Computer Skills/Technologyback to top

Microsoft Publisher 2007 Basics
Learn how to use Microsoft Publisher 2007 to design signs, flyers, bookmarks, business cards and more! Basic computer, mouse and word processing skills are required. Audience: Adults, Seniors

Education Supportback to top

Research: 1-on-1 Support Session
Need to research a topic for school but don’t know where to begin? Trying to locate information on health or business topics? Confused about online resources? Call 704-416-7400 to sign up for a 30-minute individual session with a librarian. Audience: Teens (12-18)

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