Starting a Small Business? Learn the Basics to Get Started


Next FREE Workshop Series at Providence Public Library Begins May 4

If you are thinking of starting a business of your own and wondering where to begin, register NOW to get the basics through this FREE five-part informational workshop series presented by Providence Public Library and RI SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives). The workshops will be held Saturdays beginning May 4 and running through June 8, from 9:30 am – 12:30 pm at Providence Public Library, 150 Empire Street, Providence. You MUST register to attend the workshops!

RI SCORE counselors will present and discuss the various aspects of planning and owning a business. Library staff will discuss print and electronic resources available at the Library to research your business and marketing plan.

To Register: call 401-455-8027 or email your name & phone number to: (please put "Attention: Ann P" in the subject line.) You may also sign up online.


May 4 -- Administrative & Legal Considerations for Starting a Small Business
May 11 -- Social Media & Website Development

May 18 -- Accounting & Taxes for the Small Business 

June 1 -- Improve Your Probability of Business Success in 4 Easy-to-Understand Steps

June 8 -- How to Write an Effective Business Plan