Starting a Small Business -- Next Workshop Series at PPL to Begin October 19

Starting a Small Business? Learn the Basics to Get Started

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 October 19 and running through November 16, 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 401-455-8005 or email your name & phone number to: (please put "Attention: Ann P" in the subject line.) You may also sign up online at:


    Oct. 19 -- Administrative & Legal Considerations for Starting a Small Business
    Oct. 26 -- Marketing & Sales Planning

    Nov. 2 -- Social Media & Website Development
    Nov. 9 -- Accounting & Taxes for the Small Business  
    Nov. 16 -- How to Write an Effective Business Plan