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How to Start a Small Business

Post Date:05/16/2022 7:50 AM

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May 16, 2022


“How to Start a Small Business” presentation at the Library


The City of Santa Maria Public Library is partnering with SCORE of San Luis Obispo to offer a free workshop on starting a small business. The workshop will take place on Thursday, May 19th, at 3:00 p.m. in the Library’s Shepard Hall. The Library is located at 421 South McClelland Street.


SCORE is a non-profit organization and is a network of volunteer, expert business mentors dedicated to helping small businesses.


Topics include:


  • The fundamentals of getting started.

  • Business operation basics.

  • Business plans.

  • How to use and understand financial reports.


Patrons interested in attending this free presentation may register by visiting the Library’s online events calendar at, or by calling (805) 925-0994.


Follow the Library on social media for updates on programming, resources, and services. Facebook: Santa Maria Public Library and Instagram: @santamaria_publiclibrary.


Questions may be directed to the Library’s Information Desk, (805) 925-0994 extension 8562.



Department:                                      Public Library

Contact Person:                                 Jose Gaytan, Librarian I

Telephone Number:                           (805) 925-0994 extension 1670

E-mail Address:                       




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