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Prom Spending down 14% to $978

Posted on April 23rd, 2014 by Betsey Lippmeier in Kirstein Business Library



According to the Visa prom survey, American households with teens will spend an average of $978 on items including attire, limousine rental, tickets, and dinner.   Last year’s figure was $1,139. Read more »

Upcoming Author Talks at Kirstein

Posted on April 17th, 2014 by Betsey Lippmeier in Kirstein Business Library

We have some great authors coming to speak at the Library.

So mark your calendars and save the dates!

New Books at Kirstein

Posted on April 17th, 2014 by Betsey Lippmeier in Kirstein Business Library

The new books keep coming in,

so please check them out!

Business Resources on Hoopla

Posted on April 10th, 2014 by Gregor Smart in Electronic Resources, Kirstein Business Library


Have you tried hoopla yet?  It’s the library’s new video streaming service.  In addition to movies, music, and television, this resource offers a number of titles for jumpstarting your career or for starting a business.  Try hoopla today!


Business SoftSkills SeriesBusiness SoftSkills Series

INTELECOM – Intelligent Communications ENGLISH 2009

Business SoftSkills is a complete and concise video curriculum that can either be self taught or used in a classroom or seminar settings as part of job readiness programs. Professionally-produced videos use virtual hosts along with short, informative chapters to convey key workplace skills.






young entrepreneurYoung Entrepreneurs: A Comprehensive Video Series On How To Start And Grow Your Business

TVG TeleTime Video Productions ENGLISH 2011

A series of interview excerpts from business leaders, discussing various topics related to starting and sustaining a successful business.






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National Foundation for Credit Counseling 2014 Financial Literacy Survey

Posted on April 7th, 2014 by Betsey Lippmeier in Kirstein Business Library

Massachusetts_A_2014The  National Foundation for Credit Counseling, Inc.® was founded in 1951 and is the nation’s largest and longest-serving nonprofit credit counseling organization.  According to their 2014 Financial Literacy Survey, 39% of adults in the United states say they have a budget and keep close track of their spending. On Wednesday, April 9 at 2:30 in the Tech Classroom, the Kirstein Business Library will be presenting Budgeting Basics, one of our MoneySmart Week programs.