Business Magazines online

Did you know the library has free online access to over 80 popular magazines, including The Economist, Forbes, Entrepreneur, and Kiplinger’s Personal Finance?

To access go to:
Hover over eResources and select Downloads & Streaming.
Select Zinio.
Set up an account with your library card and you’re ready to go.

November 24, 2015 at 12:17 pm Leave a comment

Identity Theft Workshop

Learn how to recognize and prevent identity theft at this upcoming workshop. Join Lisa Vandys from the Carolina Foothills Credit Union on Thursday, Nov 12 at 7:00 pm in the Hoechst-Celanese Room at the Headquarters Library.

November 4, 2015 at 11:41 am Leave a comment

Credit 101 Workshop

Join us for this workshop Tuesday, November 3 from 7:00-8:00 pm in the Hoechst-Celanese Classroom at the Headquarters Library.

Lisa Vandys from Carolina Foothills Federal Credit Union will discuss how to establish credit, maximize your credit score and clean up your credit history.

October 27, 2015 at 2:09 pm Leave a comment


WorkKeys is a job skills assessment system. It measures your skills and compares them to the requirements of the jobs that you want.

With the WorkKeys skill assessments, individuals can earn the WorkReady SC Career Readiness Certificate. This certificate, signed by the South Carolina Governor, proves to employers that the certificate-bearer has the necessary basic skills to work in their business by identifying strengths and measuring workplace skills.

Is a prospective employer asking for this assessment? SC Works is an authorized site to administer this test. Contact their office at 764-1966, located at 220 E Kennedy St.

October 19, 2015 at 10:39 am Leave a comment

Morningstar Investment Research Center

Want to be a more educated investor? The library has a subscription to Morningstar Investment Research Center. Here you can get comprehensive financial information on thousands of stocks and mutual funds, plus more.

Access is free to library card holders–go to and click on eResources. Please call our Reference Desk for assistance or more information at 596-3505.

October 9, 2015 at 3:31 pm Leave a comment


Attention small business owners. Does your company have a Facebook account? It should!

If you need assistance setting one up, the library is hosting a Facebook 101 class on Thursday, October 8th at 12:30 pm at the Headquarters Library, 151 S Church St. Come see our new classroom–on the Upper Level.

October 2, 2015 at 3:04 pm Leave a comment

SBA Small Business Resource Day

Join us for this event for small business owners who want to connect with the counseling, capital and contracting resources of the Federal Government. The workshop will cover the SBA’s counseling services, financing programs and federal contracting programs. The USDA will be present as well.

The seminar will be held at the Headquarters Library at 151 S. Church St. in Spartanburg on Wed, Sept. 30 from 9:00 am to noon in the Hoechst-Celanese Room. The workshop is free.

Please register online at For more information, please contact Beth Smith at the Spartanburg Area Small Business Development Center via e-mail at or by telephone at 864.592.6318.

September 22, 2015 at 2:29 pm Leave a comment

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