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Library offering programs for adults

The Pikes Peak Library District is offering the following classes next month:

A basic legal research class is scheduled for 8:30 to 10 a.m. Jan. 11 at the Penrose Public Library, 20 N. Cascade Ave. The class will include information about finding federal and state laws, court cases and legal forms, and what Loislaw is and how to use it.

Registration is required by calling 389-8968.

Minding Your Business is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. Jan. 8 and 25 at the Penrose Pubic Library. Information will be available about business resources available at the library during a free tour before the library opens. Registration is not necessary.

For more information, call 531-6333, ext. 2308.

Investment tools at your library is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. Jan. 5 and 27 at the Penrose Public Library. The program will include instructions about how to research company information and how to follow company or mutual fund performance. Sources will include Value Line and Morningstar, subscription databases on the library’s Web site, and other Internet sites.

For more information, call 531-6333, ext. 2308.

Conference for women business owners set for Feb.

The Denver Small Business Administration and the National Association of Women Business Owners are hosting a conference for women business owners, “In Good Company,” on Feb. 9 at the Denver Adam’s Mark Hotel.

The full-day event will feature a luncheon keynote address by Susan Polis Schutz, poet, author and co-founder of Blue Mountain Arts. The conference will include breakout workshops and presentations for women business owners through three tracks: start-up businesses, growing businesses and established businesses. Topics of interest include business financing, strategy and planning, marketing and sales, human resources, insurance and legal issues, international business, government procurement and leadership.

For more information log on to www.nawbodenver.com/ingoodcompany.

Council scheduled to hear convention center plans

The City Council is scheduled to hear a presentation about the final projections for cost and funding options on the Downtown Convention Center at 1 p.m. Jan. 5 in Council Chambers.