Business Byte MARCH / APRIL 2019
FREE TAX HELP Find tax prep locations and schedules near you
MONEY SMART WEEK Attend a financial literacy program to help your personal finances and business grow!
Upcoming e ents in Tampa Bay Entrepreneur Collaborative Center Events 1 Million Cups - Tampa Homebrew Hillsborough Women's Business Centre Events
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library program spotlight: tax help
library resource spotlight: hcplc connect
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6th Annual Open Doors Forum
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money $mart at your library
Money $mart @ Your Library Make sense of your cents! HCPLC is participating in Money Smart Week, a national initiative to provide financial literacy resources to our community. Many special events will take place between March 30 - April 6, but libraries will have programs throughout both months for all ages. Take your child to a Money Smart Story Time or attend one of our adult programs like Financial Fitness or Cutting Costs of Everyday Living. All workshops and events are designed to help attendees manage their finances and learn how to grow their savings!
discover nearby money smart programs
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BUSINESS WORKSHOPS at
Smart Start Your Business
Arthenia L. Joyner University Area Community Library Wednesday, March 6 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Tech Hacks for Small
Food Industry Basics
Robert W. Saunders, Sr. Public Library
Entrepreneurial Collaborative Center Wednesday, March 6 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Thursday, March 7 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Intro to 3D Printing and
10 Steps to Being
Social Media Basics
West Tampa Branch Library
Jimmie B. Keel Regional Library Tuesday, March 12 3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Brandon Regional Library Wednesday, March 13 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Women & Finances
Brandon Regional Library Wednesday, March 27 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Thursday, March 14 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Temple Terrace Public Library Thursday, March 28 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Learning Circle: Fundamentals of Public Speaking
John F. Germany Public Library Thursdays, March 14 - April 18, from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Meet weekly to learn the principles of public speaking. Practice confidently delivering talks through this interactive series.
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SBA AND HOW IT WORKS
FINANCIAL FITNESS FOR ADULTS
Lutz Branch Library Mondays, April 1 - May 13 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Brandon Regional Library Wednesday, April 3 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Riverview Branch Library Wednesday, April 3 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
BUDGETING AND SAVING
BENEFITS OF CERTIFICATION IN HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY
LEARNING CIRCLE: INTERVIEW SKILLS
Arthenia L. Joyner University Area Community Library Thursday, April 4 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
GROW YOUR PODCAST SouthShore Regional Library Saturday, April 13 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Charles J. Fendig Branch Library Wednesday, April 10 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
INTRODUCTION TO QUICKBOOKS Bloomingdale Regional Library Wednesday, April 24 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
INTRODUCTION TO PHOTOSHOP CC SouthShore Regional Library Wednesday, April 10 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
UNDERSTANDING BUSINESS CASH FLOW MANAGEMENT Jan Kaminis Platt Regional Library Thursday, April 18 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
BOOKKEEPING BASICS North Tampa Branch Library Tuesday, April 30 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
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Library program spotlight
Free Tax Assistance Libraries are partnering with United Way Suncoast to offer free tax assistance at selected branches until April 15.
what to bring to your tax prep location: Photo identification
These services are offered by volunteers with AARP Foundation Tax-Aide and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA). Please note tax assistance is for personal income taxes.
Social Security cards for
For a list of locations, dates, and times:
Tax Information of any
all family members Current wage and tax statements (W2s, 1099s, or 1098s) Last year's tax return child care providers, if applicable
HCPLC Tax Information
for more info: United Way Suncoast
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Library resource spotlight
Explore our new online catalog! HCPLC Connect is a new catalog search experience that will connect you with books, movies and music, technology, your account, new experiences, and other readers. We've made it easier for you to find what you are looking for.
Key features: Improved search experience. Mobile-friendly catalog. Browse lists of recommended and popular titles. Rate, review, and share titles with others. Create personal reading lists. Recommend titles for us to purchase online.
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: e u s s I t x e N SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Find information about free business development resources.