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Learn Something New

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It’s a new year. Some of us have made resolutions, and many of us have already broken them. To help you get back on track, we’re here with suggestions to learn something new this year and solutions for how we can help. 

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Events

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Young Entrepreneurs Weekend Challenge

1:00pm - 5:00pm
The Village Library
Registration
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Village)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Careers & Jobs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Description:

Are you a middle-school student full of ideas for making money and starting your own business? Join our Young Entrepreneurs Weekend Challenge!

Disclaimer(s)

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens. Accordingly, the Library will not be liable for such harm to any individual resulting from such allergens.

This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Young Entrepreneurs Weekend Challenge

1:00pm - 5:00pm
The Village Library
Registration
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Village)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Careers & Jobs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Description:

Are you a middle-school student full of ideas for making money and starting your own business? Join our Young Entrepreneurs Weekend Challenge!

Disclaimer(s)

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens. Accordingly, the Library will not be liable for such harm to any individual resulting from such allergens.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Genealogy 101

10:00am - 12:00pm
Del City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Meeting Room B (Del City)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Community & Civics, Continuing Education, Cultural Experiences, DIY & Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 23

Looking for clues as to your ancestry? Come put our genealogical databases and print resources through their paces to learn about the places and faces of your family's past. Our resident Genealogical genius will give you the tools which you need to branch out your family tree for free.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

How To Start A Business With SCORE OKC

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Business & Finance, Careers & Jobs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Event Description:

Want to start your own business or grow your existing business? Come learn about the basics of starting a small business and the resources SCORE OKC has to offer for both new and existing business owners.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Genealogy 101

10:00am - 12:00pm
Del City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Meeting Room B (Del City)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Community & Civics, Continuing Education, Cultural Experiences, DIY & Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25

Looking for clues as to your ancestry? Come put our genealogical databases and print resources through their paces to learn about the places and faces of your family's past. Our resident Genealogical genius will give you the tools which you need to branch out your family tree for free.

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Databases

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Business Source Premier

Provides the full-text of thousands of journals covering all business disciplines, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance, and economics. Additionally, it provides market research reports, industry reports, country reports, company profiles, and SWOT analyses.

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Business USA

A resource to help small businesses access the services they need to grow. Find resources to grow your business, learn about taxes and credits, learn about new health care changes, seek disaster assistance, and more.

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Global Road Warrior

Provides information for nearly 200 countries on topics such as business culture, climate, demographics, electrical (plugs and sockets), embassies/consulates, food and recipes, health and medical, language, money, telecommunications, travel essentials, and more.

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Mergent Intellect

Mergent Intellect contains comprehensive business information on hundreds of millions of U.S. and international businesses. It also provides residential search information for over 210 million U.S. consumers, demographic information based on the latest Census data, and job search information for career seekers.

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Mergent Online

Contains information on tens of thousands of US and foreign public companies like history, business description, properties, subsidiaries, officers, directors, address, telephone number, Moody's rating, capital stock, income statement, balance sheet, statements of cash flow, exchange and ticker symbol, number of employees, number of shareholders, stock splits, and more.

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Morningstar Investment Research Center

Provides real-time access to comprehensive data and independent analysis on thousands of mutual funds, stocks, exchange-traded funds, and closed-end funds.

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Entrepreneurship

Looking for a little inspiration? Check out these great titles to find other brilliant minds. 

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Getting Started

Having a good idea is one thing but turning that idea into a business can be difficult and intimidating. Having a good plan is the best way to start your new business. These resources make that next step a little easier.

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