The Saint Paul Public Library is holding a series of workshops for people interested in starting their own business. They are doing this in partnership with WomenVenture - a nonprofit dedicated to helping women achieve economic success and prosperity.
The first workshop will be January 31 at the Sun Ray Library at 10:30a and will cover how to write a positive, succinct and distinctive business plan. For more information on this workshop and the others in the series, call 651.501.6300 or visit www.sppl.org.
In other library news - Did you know that Sun Ray Library will close starting at 8p soon? This is a part of the budget cutting plan that keeps libraries across the city open by having more limited hours for all the libraries.
Also, the city has been awarded a grant to bring a solar charging station to Sun Ray Library to power any electric cars out there. This grant is independent of the regular budget and is from a pool of money designated for energy reduction measures across the country. The charging station should be up and running by May of 2012.
Submitted by SPPL and the Department of Planning and Economic Development.