Business resources for entrepreneurial success!

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If you’re a business owner or thinking about starting a business, we have resources for you, available online and in our libraries.


Check out Entrepreneur and Fast Company magazines on Flipster, free with your library card.

Entrepreneur magazine is the trusted source for growing your business and offers surefire strategies for success.


Fast Company magazine is dedicated to reporting about how the “fast companies”; entrepreneurs, and cutting-edge are doing what they do.

Visit https://chescolibraries.org/downloads and scroll to Flipster to sign in with your card.


For more business books, visit our print catalog here.

These eBooks and eAudiobooks are available now. Visit our OverDrive catalog here.


And check out our online, self-paced course on Entrepreneurship from Cisco Networking Academy to help you explore potential career pathways, develop technical mastery, and build critical thinking and problem-solving skills needed to succeed. This course is free and can be accessed from anywhere with an internet connection. Get started here.

Virtual Program: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow & the Hessians

Join us for The Legend of Sleepy Hollow & the Hessians, Wednesday, October 21, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Join Historical Reenactor and Lecturer Michael Jesberger for a program on one of America’s oldest short stories based on real accounts which took place in the Hudson Valley of New York during the American Revolution. Learn about the events that inspired the legend.

Please register for the program: Wednesday, October 21, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Registration is required. Registration will close 2 hours prior to the scheduled start time of the event. A Zoom link will be emailed to registrants 2 hours before the program starts.  Make sure to check the email address you registered with to receive the link.  You do not need a Zoom account to attend the virtual program.

Virtual Program: Medicare 101- Discover Your Options

Join us for Medicare 101- Discover Your Options, Monday, October 19, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

If you will be joining the ranks of Medicare soon, are already in the Medicare system and have questions, are helping a friend or relative obtain Medicare coverage, or just want to understand what Medicare is all about, this session is for you. Learn about Medicare A, B & C; the drug benefit (Part D); the types of health care insurance available in Chester County; benefits available to low income beneficiaries; and things to consider when selecting your medical coverage. APPRISE is Pennsylvania’s free, unbiased health insurance counseling program.

Please register for the program: Monday, October 19, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Registration is required. Registration will close 2 hours prior to the scheduled start time of the event. A Zoom link will be emailed to registrants 2 hours before the program starts.  Make sure to check the email address you registered with to receive the link.  You do not need a Zoom account to attend the virtual program.

World Mental Health Day – October 10 – valuable resources for you

Today is World Mental Health Day, observed with the overall objective of raising awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilizing efforts in support of mental health.

You can learn more from the World Health Organization here and about past World Mental Health Days here.

In addition, the World Health Organization will host, for the first time ever, a global online advocacy event on mental health. World leaders, mental health experts and celebrity guests will join WHO Director-General, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, to tell the world what we can all do to improve our mental health and how we can help make sure that quality mental health care is available to everyone who needs it. Learn more about this event here.

Our library system also has many print and digital library resources for you.

In addition, you can access Yoga and Mindfulness magazines on Flipster, free. Visit https://chescolibraries.org/downloads and scroll to Flipster to sign in with your library card.

Hankin Whodunits Mystery Book Club to meet via Zoom on Wednesday, October 21

The Hankin Whodunits Mystery Book Club will meet via Zoom on Wednesday, October 21 at 1 pm to discuss Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier. Copies of Rebecca  are available at the Henrietta Hankin Branch Circulation Desk while supplies last.

The classic Gothic suspense novel by Daphne du Maurier — winner of the Anthony Award for Best Novel of the Century — is now a Netflix film starring Lily James and Armie Hammer.

Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again . . .

The novel begins in Monte Carlo, where our heroine is swept off her feet by the dashing widower Maxim de Winter and his sudden proposal of marriage. Orphaned and working as a lady’s maid, she can barely believe her luck. It is only when they arrive at his massive country estate that she realizes how large a shadow his late wife will cast over their lives—presenting her with a lingering evil that threatens to destroy their marriage from beyond the grave.

All are welcome! Register here.

 

 

Virtual Program: Winning the Vote: Celebrating 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage

Join us for Winning the Vote: Celebrating 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage, Thursday, October 15, 7:00 – 8:00 pm.

You are invited to meet Dora Lewis (as portrayed by Carol Spacht), National Woman’s Party Ratification Chair, to learn more about this important moment in women’s history. Dora Lewis, a Philadelphia reformer and suffragist, dedicated her efforts and social position to political action, pressuring the government to pass the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution. 

Please register for the program: Thursday, October 15, 7:00 – 8:00 pm.

Registration is required. Registration will close 2 hours prior to the scheduled start time of the event. A Zoom link will be emailed to registrants 2 hours before the program starts.  Make sure to check the email address you registered with to receive the link.  You do not need a Zoom account to attend the virtual program.