Connect and learn with other entrepreneurs, small business owners, or future small business owners at Dakota County Library. Get guidance in operations, planning, finance and marketing in one of the classes from the library and one of its trusted partners.
Small Business Counseling with SCORE
Get free, confidential counseling from SCORE, a non-profit business counseling and mentoring organization. An experienced SCORE counselor will help you navigate all aspects of planning or operating your small business. Sponsored by Dakota County Library and South Metro SCORE. Appointment required. Email Ron Seipp at email@example.com.
Tuesdays, 5-7 p.m.
July 16, Aug. 20
Learn the basics of Microsoft Excel spreadsheet software through the example of a family budget. Prerequisite: Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word or equivalent. Registration required.
Wednesday, July 17, 5:30–7:30 p.m. Register starting July 3.
Protect Your Privacy: Staying Safe Online Part 1
From social media to search engines and email to online purchasing — modern life leaves digital footprints everywhere we go. Discover the tools and techniques you can use to protect your privacy, browse anonymously and encrypt information. Prerequisite: None. Presented by Twin Cities Media Alliance and funded by MELSA. Registration required.
Wednesday, Aug. 14, 5:30–7:30 p.m. Register starting July 31.
Protect Your Privacy: Staying Safe Online Part 2
Learn how to better protect your digital life by discussing safe searching, ad blockers, secure home wireless networks, account security, encryption and VPNs. Prerequisite: Protect Your Privacy: Staying Safe Online Part I. Presented by Twin Cities Media Alliance and funded by MELSA. Registration required.
Wednesday, Aug. 21, 5:30–7:30 p.m. Register starting Aug. 7.