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Encore Entrepreneurs

2018-02-15 19:00:00 2018-02-15 20:30:00 America/New_York Encore Entrepreneurs Learn how to generate, cultivate and develop your business ideas and concepts. Take the challenge and see if you are ready to be an entrepreneur. Garfield Heights Branch

Thursday, February 15
7:00pm - 8:30pm

Add to Calendar 2018-02-15 19:00:00 2018-02-15 20:30:00 America/New_York Encore Entrepreneurs Learn how to generate, cultivate and develop your business ideas and concepts. Take the challenge and see if you are ready to be an entrepreneur. Garfield Heights Branch

Garfield Heights Branch

Meeting Room B (40)

Learn how to generate, cultivate and develop your business ideas and concepts. Take the challenge and see if you are ready to be an entrepreneur.

January 11: Concept2Business: In this workshop learn how to generate and cultivate your business ideas and develop your business concept.  Take the challenge and see if you are ready to be an entrepreneur.

January 18: Business Plan: OK, so you have a business concept now you need to create a business plan.  Learn how to write an effective business plan and determine your mission, vision and values.  We will use an online business plan template to get started.

January 25: Small Business Legalese: In this workshop we will explore the many legal aspects of owning a business.  Topics include naming your business, licenses, registration, patents, copyrights, trademarks and government regulations.  Our goal is to help you determine the appropriate legal structure for your business.

February 1: Know Your Customer: Is there a demand for your business? What is your target audience? We will explore market segmentation and develop a marketing plan that distinguishes your brand.  We will also explore how to use social media to market your business strategically.

February 8: Where's the Money?: You have a great business concept; now its time to find the financial support you need to get started.  Do you need a convential loan, a microloan or crowdfunding?  Learn what financial infomration should be a part of your business plan.

February 15: The Perfect Pitch: Present a dynamite one-to-five minute pitch and attrack the ask you want.  Develop your value proposition and elevator pitch and learn the four points of a perfect pitch.  Receive constructive feedback on content and delivery including key message, voice tone, and body language differentiators, go-to-market strategy competition and business model. 

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Garfield Heights Branch

fhmgr@cuyahogalibrary.org
Phone: 216.475.8178
Fax: 216.475.1015
Branch manager
Lane Edwards

Hours
We're closed Sunday May 27
We're closed Monday May 28
Mon, May 21 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, May 22 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, May 23 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, May 24 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, May 25 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Sat, May 26 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Sun, May 27 Closed
(Closed for Memorial Day weekend. Regular hours resume Tuesday, May 29, 2018.)

About the branch
Passport processing and photo services are available at this location 7 days a week, no appointment necessary.

Upcoming events

Study Room 3
Mon, May 21, 9:00am - 5:30pm
An Ohio Means Jobs Employment Specialist is available for job placement and individualized job planning services. Please call ahead to confirm the Job Specialists availability.

Homework Center (80)
Mon, May 21, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free GED classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches. Students must attend an orientation session before beginning classes. For orientation and class information please call 1-833-ASPIRE2 or visit the www.aspiregreatercleveland.org for a list of orientation locations and dates and to learn more about the GED and basic skills preparation program.

Meeting Room B (40)
Mon, May 21, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
This class will provide advanced users with more detailed information about their LinkedIn Profile and how to create a positive presence.

Technology Learning Center (20)
Tue, May 22, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Registration opens 30 days prior to the class date.

Study Room 3
Wed, May 23, 9:00am - 5:30pm
An Ohio Means Jobs Employment Specialist is available for job placement and individualized job planning services. Please call ahead to confirm the Job Specialists availability.

Homework Center (80)
Thu, May 24, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free GED classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches. Students must attend an orientation session before beginning classes. For orientation and class information please call 1-833-ASPIRE2 or visit the www.aspiregreatercleveland.org for a list of orientation locations and dates and to learn more about the GED and basic skills preparation program.

Thu, May 24, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Drop-in and learn about the equipment in the Innovation Center and stay for a self-guided project.

Study Room 3
Fri, May 25, 9:00am - 5:30pm
An Ohio Means Jobs Employment Specialist is available for job placement and individualized job planning services. Please call ahead to confirm the Job Specialists availability.

Sat, May 26, 9:30am - 10:30am
Drop in studio orientations. Audio studio orientation from 9:30-10:00 a.m. Video studio orientation from 10:00-10:30 a.m.

Study Room 3
Mon, May 28, 9:00am - 5:30pm
An Ohio Means Jobs Employment Specialist is available for job placement and individualized job planning services. Please call ahead to confirm the Job Specialists availability.

Study Room 3
Wed, May 30, 9:00am - 5:30pm
An Ohio Means Jobs Employment Specialist is available for job placement and individualized job planning services. Please call ahead to confirm the Job Specialists availability.

Meeting Room A (40)
Wed, May 30, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us for our annual Perennial Exchange! Bring extra plants from your yard to exchange for others. Meet fellow gardeners! Swap plants and gardening ideas!

Homework Center (80)
Thu, May 31, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Students must attend an orientation session before beginning classes.

Thu, May 31, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Drop-in and learn about the equipment in the Innovation Center and stay for a self-guided project.

Study Room 3
Fri, Jun 01, 9:00am - 5:30pm
An Ohio Means Jobs Employment Specialist is available for job placement and individualized job planning services. Please call ahead to confirm the Job Specialists availability.

Meeting Room B (40)
Fri, Jun 01, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Come and showcase your music, dance, or poetry skills. (Or any other unique ability!) Participants will get 10 minutes to perform their piece in front of the judges.

Sat, Jun 02, 9:00am - 5:00pm
It's the first day of summer reading and all of our musical instruments have gone missing! Help us locate all of them with a scavenger hunt throughout the library. Available all day.

Sat, Jun 02, 9:30am - 10:30am
Drop in studio orientations. Audio studio orientation from 9:30-10:00 a.m. Video studio orientation from 10:00-10:30 a.m.

Homework Center (80)
Sat, Jun 02, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Join us for our Summer Reading kickoff with our own Rock-a-Palooza! Make your own musical instruments and show off your talents in front of our green screen.

Study Room 3
Mon, Jun 04, 9:00am - 5:30pm
An Ohio Means Jobs Employment Specialist is available for job placement and individualized job planning services. Please call ahead to confirm the Job Specialists availability.

Homework Center (80)
Mon, Jun 04, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Students must attend an orientation session before beginning classes.

Mon, Jun 04, 10:00am - 10:45am
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories.

Canceled
Mon, Jun 04, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Registration opens 30 days prior to the class date.

Homework Center (80)
Mon, Jun 04, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Learn how to create your own comic! Workshops on dialogue, how to draw characters, storyboarding and more. If you love comics, this club is for you! Registration Required
This event is full

Homework Center (80)
Mon, Jun 04, 6:45pm - 7:45pm
Every month we'll have a different adventure -- science experiments, technology, building things, art, music and more! Registration required -- space is limited.

Tue, Jun 05, 10:00am - 11:00am
Join us for some stories followed by songs and movement activities! Caregivers and their children 19 months - 5 years.

Homework Center (80)
Tue, Jun 05, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Learn how to create your own comic! Workshops on dialogue, how to draw characters, storyboarding and more. If you love comics, this club is for you! Registration Required
This event is full

Tue, Jun 05, 6:45pm - 7:45pm
Join us for stories, songs and fingerplays.

Homework Center (80)
Tue, Jun 05, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Students must attend an orientation session before beginning classes.

Study Room 3
Wed, Jun 06, 9:00am - 5:30pm
An Ohio Means Jobs Employment Specialist is available for job placement and individualized job planning services. Please call ahead to confirm the Job Specialists availability.

Homework Center (80)
Wed, Jun 06, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Learn how to create your own comic! Workshops on dialogue, how to draw characters, storyboarding and more. If you love comics, this club is for you! Registration Required
This event is full

Wed, Jun 06, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Attend an orientation for the Innovation Center and learn about the equipment and software in the space.

Meeting Room B (40)
Wed, Jun 06, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Tweens and Teens will compete in a different Minecraft challenge or just get more practice among other fans. Registration required -- space is limited. Ages 7 and up.

Homework Center (80)
Thu, Jun 07, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Students must attend an orientation session before beginning classes.

Thu, Jun 07, 10:00am - 10:45am
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and books.

Homework Center (80)
Thu, Jun 07, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Learn how to create your own comic! Workshops on dialogue, how to draw characters, storyboarding and more. If you love comics, this club is for you! Registration Required
This event is full

Innovation Center (40)
Thu, Jun 07, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Drop-in and learn about the equipment in the Innovation Center and stay for a self-guided project. Orientations will start promptly at 2:00 pm.

Meeting Room B (40)
Thu, Jun 07, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Create a summer door or wall sign using vinyl cut stencils on a mini wood pallet.
This event is full

Homework Center (80)
Thu, Jun 07, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Students must attend an orientation session before beginning classes.

Study Room 3
Fri, Jun 08, 9:00am - 5:30pm
An Ohio Means Jobs Employment Specialist is available for job placement and individualized job planning services. Please call ahead to confirm the Job Specialists availability.

Homework Center (80)
Fri, Jun 08, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Learn how to create your own comic! Workshops on dialogue, how to draw characters, storyboarding and more. If you love comics, this club is for you! Registration Required
This event is full

Sat, Jun 09, 9:30am - 10:00am
Attend an orientation for the Innovation Center and learn about the equipment and software in the space.

Innovation Center (40)
Sat, Jun 09, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Come learn about our Innovation Center and leave with your own creation. Parents must sign a release form prior to the program

Sat, Jun 09, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Join us for a themed storytime and a fun hands-on edible craft! Release & Hold Harmless Form required. No registration necessary.

Study Room 3
Mon, Jun 11, 9:00am - 5:30pm
An Ohio Means Jobs Employment Specialist is available for job placement and individualized job planning services. Please call ahead to confirm the Job Specialists availability.

Homework Center (80)
Mon, Jun 11, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Students must attend an orientation session before beginning classes.

Technology Learning Center (20)
Mon, Jun 11, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Registration opens 30 days prior to the class date.

Mon, Jun 11, 10:00am - 10:45am
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories.

Meeting Room A (40)
Mon, Jun 11, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
This workshop will teach you how to become an entrepreneur in the entertainment industry. Students will present their business plans on Thursday at 4 PM to family and friends.

Meeting Room B (40)
Mon, Jun 11, 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Are you 18 or younger? Looking for a place to have lunch this summer? Come to the library where we will be serving brown bag lunches provided by the Cleveland Food bank. While supplies last.

Meeting Room A (40)
Tue, Jun 12, 10:00am - 11:00am
Join us for some stories followed by songs and movement activities! Caregivers and their children 19 months - 5 years.

Tue, Jun 12, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
This workshop will teach you how to become an entrepreneur in the entertainment industry. Students will present their business plans on Thursday at 4 PM to family and friends.

Meeting Room B (40)
Tue, Jun 12, 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Are you 18 or younger? Looking for a place to have lunch this summer? Come to the library where we will be serving brown bag lunches provided by the Cleveland Food bank. While supplies last.

Tue, Jun 12, 6:45pm - 7:45pm
Join us for stories, songs and fingerplays.

Homework Center (80)
Tue, Jun 12, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Students must attend an orientation session before beginning classes.

Study Room 3
Wed, Jun 13, 9:00am - 5:30pm
An Ohio Means Jobs Employment Specialist is available for job placement and individualized job planning services. Please call ahead to confirm the Job Specialists availability.

Meeting Room A (40)
Wed, Jun 13, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
This workshop will teach you how to become an entrepreneur in the entertainment industry. Students will present their business plans on Thursday at 4 PM to family and friends.

Meeting Room B (40)
Wed, Jun 13, 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Are you 18 or younger? Looking for a place to have lunch this summer? Come to the library where we will be serving brown bag lunches provided by the Cleveland Food bank. While supplies last.

Meeting Room A (40)
Wed, Jun 13, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Children who struggle with reading can improve their skills by reading aloud to very special dogs this summer. 20 minutes of reading each session. Plan to attend all sessions. Registration required.

Wed, Jun 13, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Join us for a time to relax with crafts, games, and much more. Each month will be a different activity.

Thu, Jun 14, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Students must attend an orientation session before beginning classes.

Thu, Jun 14, 10:00am - 10:45am
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and books.

Meeting Room A (40)
Thu, Jun 14, 10:30am - 12:00pm
For children entering kindergarten in the Fall of 2018, not in a preschool or child care center.
Registration is now closed

Thu, Jun 14, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
This workshop will teach you how to become an entrepreneur in the entertainment industry. Students will present their business plans on Thursday at 4 PM to family and friends.

Innovation Center (40)
Thu, Jun 14, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Drop-in and learn about the equipment in the Innovation Center and stay for a self-guided project. Orientations will start promptly at 2:00 pm.

Meeting Room B (40)
Thu, Jun 14, 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Are you 18 or younger? Looking for a place to have lunch this summer? Come to the library where we will be serving brown bag lunches provided by the Cleveland Food bank. While supplies last.

Meeting Room A (40)
Thu, Jun 14, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Get tips on how to keep your identity and your device safe.

Homework Center (80)
Thu, Jun 14, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Students must attend an orientation session before beginning classes.

Study Room 3
Fri, Jun 15, 9:00am - 5:30pm
An Ohio Means Jobs Employment Specialist is available for job placement and individualized job planning services. Please call ahead to confirm the Job Specialists availability.

Meeting Room B (40)
Fri, Jun 15, 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Are you 18 or younger? Looking for a place to have lunch this summer? Come to the library where we will be serving brown bag lunches provided by the Cleveland Food bank. While supplies last.

Sat, Jun 16, 9:30am - 10:00am
Attend an orientation for the Innovation Center and learn about the equipment and software in the space.

Technology Learning Center (20)
Sat, Jun 16, 9:30am - 12:30pm
Registration opens 30 days prior to the class date.

Study Room 3
Mon, Jun 18, 9:00am - 5:30pm
An Ohio Means Jobs Employment Specialist is available for job placement and individualized job planning services. Please call ahead to confirm the Job Specialists availability.

Homework Center (80)
Mon, Jun 18, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Students must attend an orientation session before beginning classes.

Mon, Jun 18, 10:00am - 10:45am
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories.

Meeting Room B (40)
Mon, Jun 18, 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Are you 18 or younger? Looking for a place to have lunch this summer? Come to the library where we will be serving brown bag lunches provided by the Cleveland Food bank. While supplies last.

Meeting Room B (40)
Mon, Jun 18, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Children entering grades 2 and 3. Improve reading skills through fascinating and fun activities. Daily snacks provided. Register in person only, at the children’s desk.

Tue, Jun 19, 10:00am - 11:00am
Join us for some stories followed by songs and movement activities! Caregivers and their children 19 months - 5 years.

Meeting Room A (40)
Tue, Jun 19, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Registration opens 30 days prior to the class date.

Meeting Room B (40)
Tue, Jun 19, 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Are you 18 or younger? Looking for a place to have lunch this summer? Come to the library where we will be serving brown bag lunches provided by the Cleveland Food bank. While supplies last.

Meeting Room B (40)
Tue, Jun 19, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Children entering grades 2 and 3. Improve reading skills through fascinating and fun activities. Daily snacks provided. Register in person only, at the children’s desk.

Tue, Jun 19, 6:45pm - 7:45pm
Join us for stories, songs and fingerplays.

Homework Center (80)
Tue, Jun 19, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Students must attend an orientation session before beginning classes.

Study Room 3
Wed, Jun 20, 9:00am - 5:30pm
An Ohio Means Jobs Employment Specialist is available for job placement and individualized job planning services. Please call ahead to confirm the Job Specialists availability.

Meeting Room B (40)
Wed, Jun 20, 10:30am - 11:30am
Come play at the library with your baby and toddlers! We'll set out all the fun toys and activities, and you'll have a great time bonding with your baby!

Meeting Room B (40)
Wed, Jun 20, 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Are you 18 or younger? Looking for a place to have lunch this summer? Come to the library where we will be serving brown bag lunches provided by the Cleveland Food bank. While supplies last.

Meeting Room B (40)
Wed, Jun 20, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Children entering grades 2 and 3. Improve reading skills through fascinating and fun activities. Daily snacks provided. Register in person only, at the children’s desk.

Meeting Room A (40)
Wed, Jun 20, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Children who struggle with reading can improve their skills by reading aloud to very special dogs this summer. 20 minutes of reading each session. Plan to attend all sessions. Registration required.