We’re very excited about what’s hitting the Pratt shelves this month. We hope that you are too! Stop by your local branch and check out one of these fiction new releases.
Are you kicking off the New Year with a new business? The Pratt can help! Budding entrepreneurs and business owners will appreciate these books.
Every great business starts with a great idea but it can be tough turning that idea into a concrete business plan. Ashley Cheeks teaches entrepreneurs how to clarify your business strategy, maximize your odds for bank and lender funding, and create a strong impression when pitching to investors.
Featuring new content that reflects the latest laws, business climate, and startup considerations, this book offers important practical advice entrepreneurs need to start any type of business from the ground up.
If you are ready to take control over your own business and taxes, or you are starting up a new small business, this book will help you get started! Learn how to file your taxes with the proper paperwork and when you need to have your paperwork into the IRS office.
Looking to learn more?
Stop by the Central Library for these events in February.
Small Business 101
Monday, February 10 at 5pm
The Haysbert Center for Entrepreneurship is offering this workshop to assist entrepreneurs and small business owners with methods to securing capital, creating a business plan, marketing, and more.
They say that history repeats itself so it’s essential that we take time to learn from the past. Check out two new history books about little known parts of American history.
Explore the historical role and impact of the Green book known as the “black travel guide to America.” The books published between 1936 and 1966 were innovative and important during a time period when it was dangerous and difficult for African-Americans to travel because black travelers couldn’t eat, sleep, or buy gas at most white-owned businesses.
Pulitzer Prize-winner David Zucchino uses contemporary newspaper accounts, diaries, letters, and official communications to create a gripping and compelling narrative that weaves together individual stories of hate and fear and brutality. This is a dramatic and definitive account of a remarkable but forgotten chapter of American history.
Interested in learning more about history?
Check out these upcoming events.
Douglass, Tubman and Harper: 19th Century Freedom Fighters
Saturday, February 1 at 2pm
Also new in Nonfiction this month…
Start off the new year with a new book! Take a look at these fun and engaging picks for children.
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Do you have a “new year, new me” mindset? If so Hoopla, has great tools to help you reach your goals.
Get your finances in order: