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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

Recession-Proofing your Business - Business Pros

Coupeville Library - Wed, Aug 21, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Steps to Starting A Successful Business with Jack Stiegler - Business Pros

Mill Creek Library - Thu, Aug 22, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Prioritize Your Way to Success

Mariner Library - Sat, Sep 07, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

How to Get up and Keep up with Marketing and Social Media

Marysville Library - Wed, Sep 11, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Business Pros - Discover a Business Idea That Ignites Your Passion

Camano Island Library - Thu, Sep 12, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Powerful Presentations for Small Business - Business Pros

Freeland Library - Sat, Sep 14, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

How to Sell More Products Online - Business Pros

Brier Library - Sat, Sep 14, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Starting a Home-Based Business - Business Pros

Monroe Library - Sat, Sep 14, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

The One-Page Business Plan - Business Pros

Coupeville Library - Wed, Sep 18, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

The Nuts and Bolts of eCommerce - Business Pros

Lynnwood Library - Sat, Sep 21, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Business Pros: Fuel the Breakthrough to Your Success

Lake Stevens Library - Sat, Sep 21, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Business Pros - Steps to Starting a Successful Business in Washington State

Camano Island Library - Thu, Oct 03, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Innovation and Design Thinking for Entrepreneurs - Business Pros

Lynnwood Library - Thu, Oct 03, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Business Pros: Starting a Home Based Business - Business Pros

Stanwood Library - Sat, Oct 05, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Steps to Starting a Successful Business in Washington State - Business Pros

Lakewood/Smokey Point Library - Sat, Oct 05, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Starting a Home-Based Business - Business Pros

Brier Library - Sat, Oct 12, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Why Are You Failing At Social Media? Fails, Best Practices, & Other Stories - Business Pros

Lakewood/Smokey Point Library - Sat, Oct 12, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Your Business: Start Smart, Plan Smart - Business Pros

Mountlake Terrace Library - Sat, Oct 12, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Starting a Home-Based Business - Business Pros

Lynnwood Library - Sat, Oct 19, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

SCORE: Starting a Home-Based Business - Business Pros

Sultan Library - Sat, Oct 19, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Recession-Proofing Your Business - Business Pros

Lakewood/Smokey Point Library - Sat, Oct 19, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Why Are You Failing At Social Media? with Matt Cail - Business Pros

Mill Creek Library - Thu, Oct 24, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Choosing a retirement plan for your small business - Business Pros

Freeland Library - Sat, Nov 09, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Your Business : Finance Smart, Market Smart - Business Pros

Mountlake Terrace Library - Sat, Nov 09, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Crowdfund It - Business Pros

Mukilteo Library - Sat, Nov 23, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

SCORE Mentoring sessions

SCORE: One-on-One Business Advice (Jack Stiegler)

Lynnwood Library - Thu, Aug 22, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

SCORE: One-on-One Business Advice (Jack Stiegler)

Lynnwood Library - Thu, Aug 22, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

SCORE: One-on-One Business Advice (Jack Stiegler)

Lynnwood Library - Thu, Aug 22, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Steps to Starting A Successful Business with Jack Stiegler - Business Pros

Mill Creek Library - Thu, Aug 22, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

SCORE - One-on-one business advice

Freeland Library - Fri, Aug 23, 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

SCORE - One-on-one business advice

Freeland Library - Fri, Aug 23, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

SCORE: One-on-one business advice

Mountlake Terrace Library - Tue, Sep 03, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

SCORE: One-on-one business advice

Mountlake Terrace Library - Tue, Sep 03, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

SCORE: One-on-One Business Advice - Mentor: Al Bodero - Bilingual

Edmonds Library - Thu, Sep 05, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

SCORE: One-on-One Business Advice - Mentor: Al Bodero - Bilingual

Edmonds Library - Thu, Sep 05, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

SCORE: One-on-One Business Advice - Mentor: Al Bodero - Bilingual

Edmonds Library - Thu, Sep 05, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

SCORE: One-on-one business advice

Mountlake Terrace Library - Tue, Sep 10, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

SCORE: One-on-one business advice

Mountlake Terrace Library - Tue, Sep 10, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

SCORE: One-on-One Business Advice (Paul Dini)

Lynnwood Library - Thu, Sep 12, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

SCORE: One-on-One Business Advice (Paul Dini)

Lynnwood Library - Thu, Sep 12, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

SCORE: One-on-One Business Advice (Paul Dini)

Lynnwood Library - Thu, Sep 12, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

SCORE - One-on-one business advice

Freeland Library - Fri, Sep 13, 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

SCORE - One-on-one business advice

Freeland Library - Fri, Sep 13, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

SCORE: One-on-one business advice

Mountlake Terrace Library - Tue, Sep 17, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

SCORE: One-on-one business advice

Mountlake Terrace Library - Tue, Sep 17, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

SCORE: One-on-one business advice

Marysville Library - Thu, Sep 19, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

SCORE: One-on-one business advice

Marysville Library - Thu, Sep 19, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

SCORE: One-on-one business advice

Marysville Library - Thu, Sep 19, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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

Edmonds Library - Sat, Sep 21, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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

Edmonds Library - Sat, Sep 21, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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

Edmonds Library - Sat, Sep 21, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

SCORE: One-on-one business advice

Mountlake Terrace Library - Tue, Sep 24, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

SCORE: One-on-one business advice

Mountlake Terrace Library - Tue, Sep 24, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

SCORE: One-on-One Business Advice (Jack Stiegler)

Lynnwood Library - Thu, Sep 26, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

SCORE: One-on-One Business Advice (Jack Stiegler)

Lynnwood Library - Thu, Sep 26, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

SCORE: One-on-One Business Advice (Jack Stiegler)

Lynnwood Library - Thu, Sep 26, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

SCORE - One-on-one business advice

Freeland Library - Fri, Sep 27, 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

SCORE - One-on-one business advice

Freeland Library - Fri, Sep 27, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

SCORE: One-on-one business advice

Mountlake Terrace Library - Tue, Oct 01, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

SCORE: One-on-one business advice

Mountlake Terrace Library - Tue, Oct 01, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

SCORE: One-on-One Business Advice - Mentor: Al Bodero - Bilingual

Edmonds Library - Thu, Oct 03, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

SCORE: One-on-One Business Advice - Mentor: Al Bodero - Bilingual

Edmonds Library - Thu, Oct 03, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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