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The Free Library of Philadelphia


1901 Vine Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Main Contact: Ms. Alix Gerz

http://www.library.phila.gov


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Library


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Business Information:

  • Established in 1891
  • Non Profit
  • Member Since 1989

RECENT POSTS

  • OCT
    02
  • It’s Your Idea, OWN IT: Overview of Intellectual Property in the United States

    Tuesday, October 02, 2018 6:30 PM - Tuesday, October 02, 2018 8:00 PM

    Posted on 9/21/2018 by Ms. Sharyl S. Overhiser of The Free Library of Philadelphia

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  • SEP
    19
  • How do I Patent the Trademark on my Copyright?: Applying for the Right Kind of IP Protection

    Wednesday, September 19, 2018 6:30 PM - Wednesday, September 19, 2018 8:00 PM

    Posted on 9/14/2018 by Ms. Sharyl S. Overhiser of The Free Library of Philadelphia

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  • SEP
    20
  • Grow Your Business with ReferenceUSA

    Wednesday, September 20, 2017 12:00 AM

    Posted on 8/10/2017 by Ms. Gillian Robbins of The Free Library of Philadelphia

    Learn how to use the ReferenceUSA database collection to work for your business!

    Follow along as we learn:

    How to use U.S. Businesses to begin your competitive analysis, employ vertical marketing, and generate sales leads

    How to find new prospects using U.S. New Movers/Homeowners

    How to use U.S. Consumers/Lifestyles to conduct targeted demographic research

    Advance registration is required as space is limited; please contact the BRIC at bric@freelibrary.org to register.

    Wednesday, September 20
    6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    Parkway Central Library | 2nd Floor | Business Resource & Innovation Center

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  • DEC
    05
  • Trademark Basics: What Every Small Business Should Know Now, Not Later

    Monday, December 05, 2016 12:00 AM

    Posted on 11/16/2016 by Ms. Sharyl S. Overhiser of The Free Library of Philadelphia

    Monday, December 5, 2016 6:30 PM
    Skyline Room, 4th Floor
    Parkway Central Library, 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103

    Learn how your business can protect its name, logo, or "brand" with a federal trademark from the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office.

    Presented by speaker Craig Morris, Managing Attorney for Trademark Outreach from the United States Patent & Trademark Office, in cooperation with Entrepreneur Works.

    This event is free, but please register by calling 215-686-5394 or go to https://trademarkbasics2016.eventbrite.com

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  • NOV
    07
  • Becoming Bankable: Small Business Loans

    Monday, November 07, 2016 12:00 AM

    Posted on 9/13/2016 by Ms. Sharyl S. Overhiser of The Free Library of Philadelphia

    Parkway Central Library
    1901 Vine St., Philadelphia, PA 19103
    6:30-8:30 pm; Skyline Room, 4th Floor

    Do you need money to start or grow your business? Find out how to get funders to the table ...

    Presenters Art Gimenez and Chris Chaplin from the Enterprise Center Capital Corporation will provide insight on what you need to know about getting a small business loan plus tips & tools for creating a strong application.

    With a focus on women and/or minority-owned businesses, Enterprise Center Capital Corporation (TEC-CC) originates loans between $2,500 and $200,000 to entrepreneurs through its status as a CDFI (Community Development Financial Institution) and a U.S. Small Business Administration Microloan Intermediary.

    This event is free, but please register by calling 215-686-5394 or go to http://becomingbankableloans.eventbrite.com

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  • OCT
    03
  • Foodie Forum: Equipping Food Entrepreneurs for Business Success

    Monday, October 03, 2016 12:00 AM

    Posted on 9/13/2016 by Ms. Sharyl S. Overhiser of The Free Library of Philadelphia

    Parkway Central Library
    1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia 19103
    6:00-8:00 pm; Skyline Room, 4th Floor

    Do you want to start a food service business? Are you looking for food business funding information and assistance? Are you looking for commercial kitchen space to start or grow your food business?

    Please join us in welcoming speakers Kim Carter, Vice President of Community Partnerships, and Allison Blansfield, Director of Food Systems from the Enterprise Center.

    This event is free, but please register by calling 215-686-5394 or go to https://foodieforumparkwaycentral.eventbrite.com

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  • JUL
    12
  • Getting Results with Digital Marketing

    Tuesday, July 12, 2016 12:00 AM

    Posted on 6/2/2016 by Ms. Sharyl S. Overhiser of The Free Library of Philadelphia

    Parkway Central Library; 6:30 pm
    1901 Vine Street
    Room 108 (Enter through the HOME Page Café on 1st floor)

    Speaker Donna Botti is the owner of Delos Inc. in Collegeville, and has been helping businesses make the most of new technologies since 1992. Donna helps businesses grow with marketing strategies, tools, and processes to make your business run more smoothly and give your customers a better experience.

    This event is free, but please register by calling 215-686-5394 or go to gettingresults-digmarketing.eventbrite.com.


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  • MAY
    16
  • All About Patents

    Monday, May 16, 2016 12:00 AM

    Posted on 5/9/2016 by Ms. Sharyl S. Overhiser of The Free Library of Philadelphia

    Monday, May 16, 2016 6:30 PM
    Parkway Central Library, 1901 Vine St., 4th Floor Skyline Room

    Are you interested in applying for a patent?

    Do you know the difference between a utility and a design patent?

    Want to know more about patents?

    Join us to find out about:

    Utility patents and their application process (provisional and non-provisional patent applications)

    Design patents & their application process

    Speaker Elizabeth Dougherty, J.D. is the Director of Inventor Education, Outreach, and Recognition in the Office of Innovation Development at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

    This event is free, but please register by calling 215-686-5394 or go to https://allaboutpatents.eventbrite.com

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  • MAY
    05
  • Tao of Content Marketing

    Thursday, May 05, 2016 12:00 AM

    Posted on 4/1/2016 by Ms. Sharyl S. Overhiser of The Free Library of Philadelphia

    Thursday, May 5th ¦ 6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
    Parkway Central Library, 1901 Vine St., Philadelphia, PA 19103 ¦ Skyline Room (Fourth Floor)

    The Tao of Content Marketing is a seminar that explores a new customer-driven approach to marketing: one that is rooted in Taoist philosophies that are thousands of years old. Learn strategic approaches to digital engagement including search, social media, and content marketing — that will draw your best audiences to you, build trust and credibility, and develop new customer relationships that last.

    Specific topics include:

    Is traditional advertising dead?
    Organic vs. paid search marketing
    The role of social media in your marketing mix
    Content: the “critical other half” of successful digital engagement
    Light refreshment generously provided by Dock Street Brewery.

    This event is free, but please register by calling 215-686-5394 or go to https://taoofcontentmarketing.eventbrite.com

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