Use your Vernon Area Library card to download and read current and back issues of these publications on the free Flipster app:
Instructor-led, 6-week classes on tech topics, health-care training, business/accounting, personal development, law, test prep, and more. Some Gale Courses can lead to certification. Log in with your Vernon Area Public Library card.
Lynda.com offers video courses in online and social media marketing, data analysis, project management, leadership, productivity, and software. Log in with your Vernon Area Library card.
Watch the Critical Business Skills for Success course, free with your Vernon Area Public Library card.
This 2020 webinar series covers a range of topics to help Lake County businesses get back to work during phase 4 of Restore Illinois. Sessions presented by regional and state leaders are:
Diving into Phase 3 & Beyond
Creating New Business Models in a Pandemic
Human Resources, a Pandemic, and Embracing New Models for Work
Your Village Is Making It Easier to Get Back to Business
Financial Support & Funding Opportunities
The webinars are available for viewing on YouTube.
Whether you're prospecting new opportunities for a nonprofit, developing your career, or thinking about starting a new business, the library has resources to help. Schedule a 45-minute meeting with Business Outreach Librarian Ashley Johnson to
Business & Outreach Librarian
300 Olde Half Day Rd.
Lincolnshire, IL 60069
Centers are located throughout the state and provide information, confidential business guidance, training, and other resources to start-ups and existing small businesses.
SCORE is the nation's largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors, with more than 10,000 volunteers in 300 chapters. As a resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), SCORE has helped more than 10 million entrepreneurs through mentoring, workshops, and educational resources since 1964.
Resources for starting, financing, and managing a small business. Links to local resources and timely tips for your small business.