144 West Merrick Road    Freeport, NY  11520    Phone: (516) 379-3274    Fax: (516) 868-9741

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Welcome to the
Business Resource Information Center

In the fall of 2013, the Board of Trustees voted to dedicate the Business Resource Information Center (BRIC) as an area within the Library where current and potential entrepreneurs could find reliable information and resources.

Located on the main floor, BRIC contains a state-of-the-art smart board, specially designed conference table, WIFI, and all of the appropriate connections for mobile devices.  The center is also equipped with a collection of business related books and materials, as well as a computer with customized databases essential for research and business development.

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BRIC also serves as a place where entrepreneurs can acquire the skills and training essential to becoming and remaining competitive in a business environment.  Examples of programs offered include training on effective use of social media, microsoft Office Products, databases, business-to-business networking, and more. 

For more information about BRIC, please contact the committee by email at bric@freeportlibrary.info or by phone at 516-379-3274, ext. 245.

ONE-ON-ONE BUSINESS COUNSELING

Lloyd Clark of the Small Business Development Center is available on Thursdays for one-on-one counseling for those interested in developing a successful business.  By appointment only.  For more information about this service or to schedule an appointment, please contact the ASK Department at 516-379-3274 ext. 505. 

"If you are an entrepreneur looking for inspiration as well as information, Lloyd Clark is the man to see. He takes a holistic approach to business--a rarity these days--and helps you set realistic, doable goals. He is an indispensable resource..." Carol M. 

PUBLIC POWER SPEAKING FOR BUSINESS

presented by Michael Coritsidis, career coach/motivational speaker
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13, 7 p.m.

Learn how to professionally motivate, inform, and influence others in business settings. Topics will include different types of speeches, presentation techniques, and a practice session to enhance your skills.

WEB DESIGN USING WORDPRESS

presented by Sharper Training Solutions

Introduction to WordPress
THURSDAY, JULY 12, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Create your own business website and learn how to make your own web pages, lay out text, add images and links, and much more. Register online, by phone, or in person at the ASK Desk.

Intermediate WordPress
THURSDAY, JULY 19, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Learn more about creating websites; text and graphics; and more. Prerequisite: completion of Introduction to WordPress. Register online, by phone, or in person at the ASK Desk.

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