Businesses, Entrepreneurs & Nonprofits

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Whether you need a location for your next workshop, access to market research databases, or examples of sample business plans, APL can connect you to the tools you need to create and grow a successful business. Book a meeting room now for your workshop, conference, or event. Check the bottom of the page for the Adult Classes calendar of events at APL locations.

Libraries Mean Business

During the month of February 2019, tune in to 650AM KENI for our limited edition Anchorline Podcast. Each Wednesday, at 2pm, we’ll be showcasing library resources for businesses, entrepreneurs and non-profits, along with partner resources from the Alaska Small Business Development Center, Brilliant Media Strategies, Small Business Administration and the Alaska Native Professional Association. Be sure to check out our resources for business owners and entrepreneurs.

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Online Resources

Anchorage Public Libraries provide access to databases and classes to help you gain valuable employment skills. Visit our Online Training & Tutorials page for more information.

Lynda.com: Offers hundreds of trainings and thousands of hours of instruction presented by reliable industry experts. 

Access Lynda.com on your mobile device! Download the Lynda.com app from your phone's app store. Choose Already a Member >  Organization > Web Portal. Enter library.muni.org in the text box. When prompted, enter your library card number and pin. Enjoy all Lynda.com has to offer on the go!

Don't know your PIN? Reset your PIN or call 343-2975, and press 5.

Mergent Intellect: Research industry reports, dive into consumer spending trends, access the latest census data and demographic information by location, and search for information on millions of companies in North America.

Small Business Reference Center: A comprehensive resource for small business owners and those interested in starting a business. Access to full-text periodicals and reports, sample business plans, U.S. tax forms, videos and reference books. 

Foundation Directory OnlineChoose from over 11 million grants and profile more than 140,000 grantmakers. Acts as prospect management platform that automates much of the grantseeking process and stores data for you. Find grants for individuals here.

Mango Languages: A comprehensive language learning tool offering instruction, practice techniques, and evaluations to track your progress. Offers specific situational learning tools to translate to everyday life.

Morningstar: Comprehensive investing and financial information for companies and markets. Educational and learning tools to help you get started.

Value Line: Investment education, daily market updates, industry reports, and online research tools to help build your portfolio.

 

APL's NOLO Legal Guides

A collection of do-it-yourself legal guides and information. If you don't see a Nolo guide here, check out the Small Business Reference Center's collection of up to date legal guides.

APL's NOLO Legal Guides

Get Down to Business at your Anchorage Public Library

Business owners and entrepreneurs we're here for you. Tune in to 650AM KENI for our limited edition Anchorline Podcast, Wednesdays in February, at 2pm. Plus check out our business resources.

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Support the Library with your PFD

Support the Anchorage Public Library by choosing the Anchorage Library Foundation when you Pick.Click.Give. Gifts of $100 or more qualify for the Library Champion library card.

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SUGIHARA SURVIVORS: JEWISH & JAPANESE, PAST & PRESENT

Honor the Day of Remembrance with The Japanese American Citizens League Alaska Chapter’s photo exhibit, opening with a short documentary: Sugihara Survivors: Jewish and Japanese, Past and Present.

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Upcoming Events

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Tomorrow: Sat, 2/16/2019

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