Naperville Public Library Blog

July 3, 2015 - 13:46 — KentPalmer

At a recent business workshop, a participant came to me with a great idea – could the library provide a list of the latest publications on business and related topics?

June 17, 2015 - 14:02 — KentPalmer

The recently-published Planning and Progress Study by Northwestern Mutual reports that mid-career workers in Generation X face the most significant financial challenges to a successful retirement.<

June 1, 2015 - 10:02 — KentPalmer

That’s not just an ad campaign slogan, it's also the theme of a series of financial literacy workshops planned for this summer at the library.

May 20, 2015 - 11:51 — KentPalmer

No, we’re not talking baseball here! Communicating well is a critical skill that applies to many areas of life.

May 9, 2015 - 13:48 — KentPalmer

This past week the Small Business Administration conducted workshops and events across the United States and online in an effort to celebrate the tremendous economic impact that small businesses ha

April 29, 2015 - 14:38 — KentPalmer

Coworking is a new approach to work that is becoming increasingly popular. It involves independent workers in a shared working space.

April 14, 2015 - 15:27 — KentPalmer

April is Financial Literacy Month. Unfortunately, studies show how poorly-informed Americans are when it comes to managing their money. 

March 23, 2015 - 01:49 — KentPalmer

MiniLuxe, a company currently operating eight nail salons in the Boston area and preparing for a national rollout, decided back in 2007 to do for manicures and pedicures what Starbucks had done for

March 6, 2015 - 21:18 — KentPalmer

While checking several helpful business startup websites I recently took stock of what advice is given for new startup entrepreneurs.

February 9, 2015 - 12:28 — KentPalmer

It seems that large data breaches are becoming almost an everyday occurrence. In fact, the data suggests more than two a day!