If you decide this is the time to start your own business that you have always imagined, the library can help. We have books, computer databases, and professional speakers that can give you information and inspiration. The list of speakers is available on our website, and also in a publication called Beyond the Books, it's available at all our branches.
Technoman Talks: How I Began My Own Small, Successful Business
It all began with a dream I had. Really, at first it seemed a nightmare. I dreamed I lived in a future time where I was employed, though unappreciated, as a TechnoButler to a wealthy, narcissistic entrepreneur who had developed an extraordinarily lucrative enterprise known as SOMNIREAD Technologies, LLC.
The Missouri Small Business and Technology Development Center at the University of Missouri, Kansas City will offer a series of programs for the entrepreneur (UMKC SBTDC) at the Grandview Branch. Registration is required.
Are you interested in starting your own business? Have a great idea, but don’t know how to move forward? Or, are you on your way, but just need a little help with your next step? MCPL may be able to help you out! In addition to all of the great Online Resources we have for small businesses, we are now offering free classes at several of our branch locations: