Interest Rates

Now would be a great time to buy a home if you’ve been thinking about it. Interest rates are nearing all-time lows due to fallout from the Brexit vote. Likewise, it might be worth refinancing current home loans.

There are lots of mortage loan calculators on the Internet that will give you an idea of your payment.

July 11, 2016 at 4:18 pm Leave a comment

Popular Business Magazines

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

To access go to:
Near the bottom of the page you’ll see a link to Zinio.
Click on this, set up an account with your library card and you’re ready to go.

June 22, 2016 at 11:34 am Leave a comment

Android Basics Workshop

Need help with your smartphone?

Android is a mobile operating system that is used in many smartphones and tablets. This workshop will show you the basics of using your Android device, including using WiFi, email and downloading apps. Feel free to bring your own personal smartphone or tablet.

This workshop will be held on Tuesday, June 21 from 3-4:30 pm in the Computer Classroom on the Upper Level (Reference Dept.) of the Headquarters Library.

June 15, 2016 at 11:57 am Leave a comment

Job Help Center

Looking for a job and need help? Come see us at the Headquarters Library on Tuesday, June 14 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. We’ll be in the Computer Classroom on the top floor of the library to assist you with online job searching, online job application assistance, creating an email, and creating a resume.

Please call 864-596-3505 with questions.

June 9, 2016 at 2:40 pm Leave a comment

Small Business Development Center

Starting a new business? Looking to make an existing business more productive? Your local South Carolina Small Business Development Center (SBDC) can help. They provide free consulting with experienced advisers.

Contact the Spartanburg Area SBDC at 864.592.6318 or

May 31, 2016 at 3:33 pm Leave a comment

Morningstar Investment Database

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.

May 16, 2016 at 11:27 am Leave a comment

Job Help Center–New!

New this month–Job Help Center@The Library

The Job Help Center will offer the following activities: Online Job Searching, Online Job Application Assistance, Creating an Email and Creating a Resume. The center will be open the second Tuesday of every month from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Computer Classroom at the Headquarters Library.

Please call 864-596-3505 with questions.

May 7, 2016 at 3:21 pm Leave a comment

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