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Events at the Beaverton City Library:

Entrepreneur Clinic: Small Business Speed Coaching Held on the third Wednesday of every month, 2-3 PM. MARCH 19 CANCELED

Whether you are starting or growing a business, attend speed-coaching sessions where lenders, counselors and business info experts will move you to the next step to success. Representatives are from Beaverton City Library and SCORE. Free and open to the public. No registration required. 

Ask a Law Librarian Held on the fourth Tuesday of every month, 3-7 PM

What can or can’t my landlord do? What rights do I have when speaking with the police? What will happen to my parents’ house when they pass away? Librarians from the Washington County Law Library can provide legal reference assistance and access to legal information resources. Note: Library staff may not engage in the practice of law, so are prohibited from interpreting legal materials or advising patrons on their legal right.

CANCELED Starting a Food Cart Business, Tuesday, March 17, 5-7:30 PM, Auditorium

Portland has long been a trailblazer in the food cart business. This workshop will take the confusion out of getting your food cart business to comply with local guidelines. Registration required; register online at

Money Smart Basics Part 1, Wednesday, April 8, 6:30-7:30 PM, Meeting Room A

Focuses on the answers to the National Financial Capability Study. It presents budgeting, banking, debt and credit management topics to teach basic personal financial education, something rarely taught in school. 

Money Smart Basics Part 2, Sunday, April 12, 3-4 PM, Mountain View Room

Focuses on planning for emergencies (insurance) and building wealth. Part 2 will cover basics in regular savings and investing over time. 

Non-profits, For-profits & Benefit Companies: What’s the Difference?, Tuesday, April 21, 5:30-7:30 PM, Meeting Room A

This session explains and clarifies the difference among the three types of entities: non-profits, for-profits, and benefit companies. How are non-profit organizations, for-profit businesses, and benefit companies created in Oregon? How does a business qualify as a benefit company in Oregon? How does each of these entities operate? Learn how you can use written plans to track progress against goals. Registration required; register online at

See our Events Calendar for a full listing of events.