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Programs & Events Listings


The following list contains programs that matched your search, sorted by program types and date from 8/27/2014 to 11/25/2014.

Program Types: (choose a type to jump to list of programs)
Books/Literature/Writing     Business/Finance/Taxes     Computer Skills/Technology     Education Support     Special Events/Festivals     


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 Presents: Columbian American Author Kurma Murrain
Meet Columbian American writer & poet, Kurma Murrain, author of In the Prism of Your Soulin English/Spanish. Learn about her writing process, inspiration & career path. Stay for the writers’group session to get feedback on your own work 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 sole proprietors, partnerships, and corporations; the importance of record keeping and how long to keep items. Get an overview of tax responsibilities as a small business, NC tax updates and changes to the state withholding requirements. Audience: Adults, Seniors

IRS Small Business Workshop:Employment Taxes and Business Expenses
Gwen Moore, tax specialist,will explain the difference between a sole proprietor, partnership, and corporation; the importance of record keeping; and what you should keep and for how long. Get an overview of tax responsibilities for a small business. Audience: Adults, Seniors

Simple Steps for Starting Your Own Business: Working with SCORE
This introductory workshop focuses on testing your business idea and identifying the key factors that influence start-up success. Presented by a volunteer from SCORE, a nonprofit helping small businesses get started, grow and succeed. 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

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, Seniors

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

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

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

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)

Special Events/Festivalsback to top

Independence Writers Group Presents: Columbian American Author Kurma Murrain
Meet Columbian American writer & poet, Kurma Murrain, author of In the Prism of Your Soulin English/Spanish. Learn about her writing process, inspiration & career path. Stay for the writers’group session to get feedback on your own work Audience: Adults

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