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Anoka County Library Presents Small Business and Entrepreneur Classes

Date: Mar 18th, 2013

Anoka County Library is presenting two classes in March and April for entrepreneurs, small business owners, and those planning to start a small business.  Classes are free to participants, but seating is limited. 

“As a small business owner I know how important it is to have a plan for your business and stick to it,” said Anoka County Commissioner Scott Schulte. “These classes can help you develop your business plan and put it into action.”


Promote Your Business with Facebook

Johnsville Library on Monday, March 18th from 6:00 –8:00 pm   

Go to or call 763-767-3853 to register. 

Facebook is a great tool for a small business or organization to increase your social media presence, but where do you start and find the time to fit it all in?  Learn how to set up a business Facebook page, distribute consistent information, grow your fan base and set up editorial calendars. Bringing your own laptop is suggested, but not required.


How to Write a Business Plan

Mississippi Library on Wednesday, April 17th from 6:00 –7:30 pm

Go to or call 763-571-1934 to register.

Explore the components of a business plan that can distinguish your business in a positive, concise and persuasive way, with tips for planning a feasible and viable business model.


“Starting a small business takes a lot of hard work,” said Library Board Vice President Melanie Keister,  “Learn how to plan for your business and how to promote it at these free and informative classes.”

The classes are presented by Women Venture and Twin Cities Media Alliance and are funded by MELSA (Metropolitan Library Service Agency).

For more information about these classes and other library programs, call 763-712-2322.