Small Business Support Program

How to Finance Your Small Business (Registration Required)*


Monday, January 14, 6 p.m.

Monday, March 11, 6 p.m.


This class is a comprehensive overview of the different funding options available for your small business and the qualifications for each. This class will cover sources of funding, Lender requirements, and other funding considerations.

Ken Byrd, Business Advisor, of McLennan Small Business Development Center teaches this FREE class. Register by calling 817-426-9211.

* This program does not constitute endorsement by the library of the individual presenter’s policies or beliefs.

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Reference USA Demonstration


Wednesday January 16, 10:30 a.m.


FREE demonstration of ReferenceUSA, the premier online research and reference tool for area business professionals, sales reps, marketers, government agencies, job seekers and students. 
 Use ReferenceUSA to: 
  • Find sales leads 
  • Conduct market research 
  • Locate and research companies you want to work for 
  • Build a business plan 
  • Study market trends 
 The Burleson Public Library provides FREE access for library cardholders to this amazing resource!

How to Start a Business (Registration required)


Monday, February 11, 6 p.m.

Monday, May 13, 6 p.m.


It’s back to basics! If you want to start a business but don’t know where to begin, then this class is for you. This class will address many of the questions you should ask yourself before beginning the process of starting a new business. The class will also cover the process of starting the business such as how to analyze feasibility of your idea, business plan, sources of capital, and how to create a competitive analysis.

Ken Byrd, Business Advisor, of McLennan Small Business Development Center teaches this FREE class. Register by calling 817-426-9211.