Join Google online for a free small business training! The Durham County Library is hosting an online workshop for small business owners in North Carolina. Discover Google tools that can help business owners work and manage their business during this time of uncertainty. Plus, get insights on more online and timely resources for small businesses. […]

Wake County Public Libraries is offering aid in exploring the tricky process of college admissions. Join Brooke Daly as she guides students and parents through preparing a strong college application and helps to assess the chances of admission. Ms. Daly, from Advantage College Planning, is a college and financial aid consultant that frequently partners with […]

The average energy bill for a family in the United Sates is $2,000.00 per year and much of that is wasted because of air leaks and poor use of appliances. This workshop provides easy and no or low cost strategies to help individuals make their homes more energy efficient.  Before you crank up your thermostat […]

Making ends meet is a challenge. Come learn how to make it easier. You can stretch your dollars by determining what’s most important, tracking your expenses, setting financial goals and developing a spending plan. Each of us makes dollar decisions every day. Learn new tips on how to save money by reducing expenses, conserving resources, […]

Turn your ideas into screenplays!  In July, Wake County Public Libraries will be hosting local discussions led by area experts on writing screenplays. The programs are free for library members, age 16 and older; however,  registration is requested. Join Ellen J. Shepard, Assistant Professor of Film at St. Augustine’s University in Raleigh.  July 9               6:30 […]

Wake County Public Libraries will host programs in July for parents on the topic of home fire safety in each of the six Regional Libraries.  “Be Safe and Be Prepared” will be the theme as area Fire Departments present tips for not only how to prevent and survive a fire but also the need to […]

Wake County Libraries encourages people to update skills used in the workplace in a series workshops being held at the regional libraries. Practice typing techniques, write resumes using templates and apply for jobs online. Led by experienced librarians, the sessions are free, but registration is required. Thursday, May 2, 3 p.m. Cameron   Village Regional […]

What: 3rd Annual Grandparents Conference: “Building Strong Caretaker Families”   Who: Durham County Department of Social Services   When: Tuesday, September 18, 2012 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.   Where: Rogers-Herr Middle School 911 W. Cornwallis Rd.   Event Facts ·         Grandparents and other caretakers being a part of the extended family and supporting children […]

Conducted by Farad Ali, vice president of the N.C. Institute of Minority Business Enterprise Development and former City Councilman, this free training is designed for people who are considering starting a business or who have recently started a business. Information on small business basics will be provided, including how to develop the business idea, an […]

On Monday, February 27, 2012 at 6:00pm Lori Bruhns of EveryDay Tidy will hold a free workshop at the Orange County Main Library. What would you do with 5 extra minutes a day? 30 extra minutes a week? Come learn how to make the most of the time you have and gain back some of […]

Out-of-work professionals interested in sharpening their skills to become more competitive in today’s job market should mark their calendars now for a free workshop next week designed specifically for adult professionals. The Professional Placement Network is hosting “What Are You Worth? Understanding the Value of the Job Offer,” a workshop that will cover what the […]

What: Technical and Financial Small Business Assistance Programs Who: City of Durham Equal Opportunity and Equity Assurance Department When: Thursday, September 29, 2011, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Where: City Council Chambers 101 City Hall Plaza, First Floor Durham, N.C. 27701 Fast Facts: ·         This seminar will familiarize local small businesses with financial and […]