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Meet the Sno-Isle Libraries business teamDid you know that one of Sno-Isle Libraries' strategic priorities is "Strengthening our economy by supporting entrepreneurs and small business owners"?

Our Business Services Team is eager to help you!

We can use our library tools to find:

  • Customer mailing lists and competitor detail
  • Consumer expenditures on your product/service
  • Industry reports and SWOT analyses for your industry
  • Sample business plans for your business
  • Targeted marketing segments and demographic data
  • Preformatted templates and guidance to do financial projections
  • Current Trade Journal articles to find trends
  • Tutorials on SEO, building a website, marketing, managerial skills, and more!

Want to learn more? Schedule a Book a Librarian appointment at your local community library, or click Ask a question

Where do I start?

Whether you're just getting started with your business idea or you've been in business for years, we have resources that can help you. Choose from one of the topics below, or use the "Ask a Question" button to get in touch. We're looking forward to hearing from you!

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Stay up-to-date on business happenings in Snohomish and Island counties. We use this newsletter to promote our upcoming business classes, highlight library resources and tools that are of interest to small business owners and entrepreneurs, and more! If you'd like an idea of what you might find in our next newsletter, be sure to check out the archive of previous newsletters at the link below.

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Meet Emily Felt
Sno-Isle Libraries lead librarian for business services

Emily Felt, Lead Librarian for Business

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Featured List from the Business Bookshelf

Business Pros classes

Getting A Great Website For the Average Business Owner - Business Pros

Freeland Library - Sat, Apr 13, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Starting a Home Based Business - Business Pros

Mountlake Terrace Library - Sat, Apr 13, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Your Business - Start Smart - Business Pros

Mountlake Terrace Library - Wed, Apr 17, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Choosing a Retirement Plan for Your Small Business - Business Pros

Coupeville Library - Wed, Apr 17, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Crowdsource Funding-Tips, Tricks and Traps - Business Pros

Lynnwood Library - Sat, Apr 20, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Dialogue for Understanding - Business Pros

Coupeville Library - Wed, Apr 24, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

The More Profit Workshop: The Smart Way to Make and Keep More Money - Business Pros

Mountlake Terrace Library - Sat, Apr 27, 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Your Business - Plan Smart - Business Pros

Mountlake Terrace Library - Wed, May 01, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

The One-Page Business Plan - Business Pros

Marysville Library - Sat, May 04, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

How To Build Apps Without Code - Business Pros

Lynnwood Library - Sat, May 11, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Career Development Toolkit - Business Pros

Monroe Library - Sat, May 11, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Empowering Women to Lead with Courage and Confidence - Business Pros

Edmonds Library - Sat, May 11, 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Your Business - Finance Smart - Business Pros

Mountlake Terrace Library - Wed, May 15, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Business Pros: - Practical Empathy

Langley Library - Sat, May 18, 10:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Starting a Home-Based Business - Business Pros

Edmonds Library - Sat, May 18, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Business Pros - The More Profit Workshop with George Huang

Mill Creek Library - Thu, May 23, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Getting A Great Website For the Average Business Owner - Business Pros

Edmonds Library - Sat, May 25, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Images and Video In Social Media - Business Pros

Freeland Library - Sat, Jun 08, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Business Pros: Understanding the 4 Personality Styles You Do Business With

Snohomish Library - Sat, Jun 08, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Choosing A Retirement Plan For Your Small Business - Business Pros

Mariner Library - Sat, Jun 22, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Business Pros - Avoid Burnout, Create Balance with Monika Kristofferson

Mill Creek Library - Thu, Jun 27, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Career Development Toolkit - Business Pros

Sultan Library - Sat, Jun 29, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

SCORE Mentoring sessions

SCORE: One-on-One Business Advice

Lynnwood Library - Thu, Mar 28, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

SCORE: One-on-One Business Advice

Lynnwood Library - Thu, Mar 28, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

SCORE: One-on-One Business Advice

Lynnwood Library - Thu, Mar 28, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

SCORE: One-on-One Business Advice - Mentor: Al Bodero (bilingual)

Edmonds Library - Thu, Apr 04, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

SCORE: One-on-One Business Advice - Mentor: Al Bodero (bilingual)

Edmonds Library - Thu, Apr 04, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

SCORE: One-on-One Business Advice - Mentor: Al Bodero (bilingual)

Edmonds Library - Thu, Apr 04, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

SCORE: One-on-One Business Advice

Lynnwood Library - Thu, Apr 11, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

SCORE: One-on-One Business Advice

Lynnwood Library - Thu, Apr 11, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

SCORE: One-on-One Business Advice

Lynnwood Library - Thu, Apr 11, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

SCORE - One-on-one business advice

Freeland Library - Fri, Apr 12, 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

SCORE - One-on-one business advice

Freeland Library - Fri, Apr 12, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

SCORE: One-on-One Business Advice - Mentor: Ken Gunn

Edmonds Library - Sat, Apr 13, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Starting a Home Based Business - Business Pros

Mountlake Terrace Library - Sat, Apr 13, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

SCORE: One-on-One Business Advice - Mentor: Ken Gunn

Edmonds Library - Sat, Apr 13, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

SCORE: One-on-One Business Advice - Mentor: Ken Gunn

Edmonds Library - Sat, Apr 13, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

SCORE: One-on-one business advice

Mountlake Terrace Library - Tue, Apr 16, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

SCORE: One-on-one business advice

Mountlake Terrace Library - Tue, Apr 16, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Your Business - Start Smart - Business Pros

Mountlake Terrace Library - Wed, Apr 17, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

SCORE: One-on-one business advice

Marysville Library - Thu, Apr 18, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

SCORE: One-on-one business advice

Marysville Library - Thu, Apr 18, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

SCORE: One-on-one business advice

Marysville Library - Thu, Apr 18, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

SCORE: One-on-one business advice

Mountlake Terrace Library - Tue, Apr 23, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

SCORE: One-on-one business advice

Mountlake Terrace Library - Tue, Apr 23, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

SCORE: One-on-One Business Advice

Lynnwood Library - Thu, Apr 25, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

SCORE: One-on-One Business Advice

Lynnwood Library - Thu, Apr 25, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

SCORE: One-on-One Business Advice

Lynnwood Library - Thu, Apr 25, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

SCORE - One-on-one business advice

Freeland Library - Fri, Apr 26, 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

SCORE - One-on-one business advice

Freeland Library - Fri, Apr 26, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

SCORE: One-on-one business advice

Mountlake Terrace Library - Tue, Apr 30, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

SCORE: One-on-one business advice

Mountlake Terrace Library - Tue, Apr 30, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Your Business - Plan Smart - Business Pros

Mountlake Terrace Library - Wed, May 01, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

SCORE: One-on-One Business Advice (bilingual) - Mentor: Al Bodero

Edmonds Library - Thu, May 02, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

SCORE: One-on-One Business Advice (bilingual) - Mentor: Al Bodero

Edmonds Library - Thu, May 02, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

SCORE: One-on-One Business Advice (bilingual) - Mentor: Al Bodero

Edmonds Library - Thu, May 02, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

SCORE: One-on-one business advice

Mountlake Terrace Library - Tue, May 07, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

SCORE: One-on-one business advice

Mountlake Terrace Library - Tue, May 07, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

SCORE: One-on-One Business Advice

Lynnwood Library - Thu, May 09, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

SCORE: One-on-One Business Advice

Lynnwood Library - Thu, May 09, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

SCORE: One-on-One Business Advice

Lynnwood Library - Thu, May 09, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

SCORE - One-on-one business advice

Freeland Library - Fri, May 10, 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Videos

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Getting Down to Business at Sno-Isle Libraries

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