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Small Business Brown Bag Seminars


The Small Business Brown Bag Series is a collection of free, hour-long workshops designed to support small businesses. Bring your lunch and join us in the upstairs meeting room at the Downtown Branch Library for these great seminars.

Download a printable flyer for the Small Business Brown Bag Seminars.


Upcoming Small Business Workshops - Register Now!

Click the "Register" link for the workshop you would like to attend. You must register for each workshop separately.


  • Get Found On Google: presented by Maria Elena Duron, Google
    Wednesday, February 14 (12:00 PM-1:00 PM)
    Location: Downtown Branch
    Register!
  • Marketing Plan Basics: presented by Bryce Root, The Root Group
    Wednesday, March 14 (12:00 PM-1:00 PM)
    Location: Downtown Branch
    Register!
  • Exploring Instagram: presented by Dianthe Harris, social media consultant
    Wednesday, April 11 (12:00 PM-1:00 PM)
    Location: Downtown Branch
    Register!
  • Grow Your Business Online: presented by Google
    Wednesday, May 9 (12:00 PM-1:00 PM)
    Location: Downtown Branch
    Register!
  • Selling on eBay for Beginners: presented by Laura Greenfeild
    Wednesday, June 13 (12:00 PM-1:00 PM)
    Location: Downtown Branch
    Register!
  • Selling on eBay Part II: presented by Laura Greenfield
    Wednesday, July 11 (12:00 PM-1:00 PM)
    Location: Downtown Branch
    Register!
  • Make Your Website Work for You: presented by Google
    Wednesday, August 8 (12:00 PM-1:00 PM)
    Location: Downtown Branch
    Register!
  • Slow Season Marketing: presented by Bryce Root, The Root Group
    Wednesday, September 12 (12:00 PM-1:00 PM)
    Location: Downtown Branch
    Register!
  • Online Reviews, How to Make Them Work for You: presented by Dianthe Harris, Social Media Consultant
    Wednesday, October 10 (12:00 PM-1:00 PM)
    Location: Downtown Branch
    Register!
  • From Kitchen to Market, Scale Up your Artisan Food Production (Note: 2 Hour Presentation)
    Wednesday, November 14 (12:00 PM-2:00 PM)
    Location: Downtown Branch
    Register!