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Upcoming Events for Adults
Hops are an essential ingredient in beer, but rarely grown in the home garden. Firefighter Robert Denwood decided to change that with his Elgin Hops Project. Join Robert as he talks about his experience with growing hops for the home garden. REGISTER or DROP IN
Where do video and YouTube fit in your marketing plan? If you're only using YouTube as a place to watch funny cat videos, you're missing out on video’s benefits as a powerful business tool to enhance your brand and strengthen your social outreach. Virginia Weiskopf, CEO of Weiskopf Consulting, will cover the basic settings for YouTube, success stories, the costs and how to use it for your business. REGISTER or DROP IN
This workshop focuses on managing your business with financial concepts that are "scalable" with the growth of your business, including the three reports required for a business plan (budget, income/expense, and cash flow), and a short explanation of a balance sheet. Ute Westphal, Program Specialist, SBDC, Center for Entrepreneurship at College of DuPage, will discuss these topics and more: the difference between accounting and financial predictions, break-even calculation and how to predict revenue as a startup. REGISTER or DROP IN
What information would help you do your job better or improve the profitability of your business? The library has business-focused resources for you. We cannot manufacture time or print money, but we can connect you to sales leads, software training, and more. Enjoy (free) delicious wraps and salads from Colonial Café while Business Librarian Chris Flood demonstrates library resources. Register and provide your job title and industry or business, and Chris will address specific needs in the presentation. REGISTER
Come join the celebration known as Free Comic Book Day. It doesn’t matter if you’re a lifelong collector or new reader; there is a comic for everyone! Stop in and pick your free comics from Marvel, DC, or various independent publishers. Our comics are courtesy of Graham Cracker Comics. Please visit them at 640 Randall Rd, St. Charles, IL 60174 to score even more free comics.