This section contains specifics as to special services to readers that the Pioneer Library System provides through the hometown libraries.
Also includes regular articles highlighting the collections as well as book reviews written by staff and patrons.
- Published on Wednesday, 06 October 2010 16:09
The Pioneer Library System continues to build on its commitment to local businesses in its communities. Our resources go beyond the collection of business-related books to include community outreach programs, topical book discussion kits, training kits, and online databases. The system's commitment also includes personnel specifically focused on working with the local business community face-to-face.
To get started utilizing the Pioneer Business Services check out these resources:
Several business training kits available free of charge for you to use with small groups of employees. Topics include interpersonal relations and communication in the workplace, supervisory and leadership skills, teamwork, creativity, ethics, and customer service.
Multiple book discussion kits available for free supplied with about 10 books, book marks, and discussion questions to enable you to have a successful discussion. Titles are all business oriented with focuses on entrepreneurship, customer service, teamwork, and ethics.
A variety of databases filled with current information to help small businesses, entrepreneurs and employees. Information includes regional business publications; consumer, demographic, and market segmentation data; and grant opportunities.
- Published on Tuesday, 05 October 2010 17:00
PLS maintains Book Discussion Kits focused on business topics that have everything you need for a successful group reading experience. Topics include entrepreneurship, mentoring, teamwork, creativity, ethics, customer service and even mistakes. Each kit contains 6-12 copies of the book, bookmarks, a manual containing discussion questions, and information about the author.
Each kit can be checked out for 6 weeks at a time with the use of a Pioneer Library System library card.
Build the stamina needed to persevere over time. Complete with indispensable tools including an assessment to gauge a venture's strengths and weaknesses. 6 Secrets to Startup Success will help entrepreneurs everywhere turn their dreams into reality.