Small Business Programs at 12 Area Libraries


Owning your own business—for many, it isn’t part of the American Dream. It is the entire American Dream.

Join the experts for the Metropolitan Library System’s county-wide series of sessions called “Build Your Own Business.”

“For many people,” said Dana Morrow, Metropolitan Library System’s Director of Outreach

Services, “the goal is to start and manage their own business.  But the process is a lot harder than a lot of folks think it is.  You have to have a business plan and you have to know how you can find funding.  Is being an entrepreneur a good choice for you?  The old saying is that the most important element of any business is location, location, location, but that’s not the only important thing.

“’Build Your Own Business’ is a solid first step in helping potential small business owners in Oklahoma discover the factors leading to success.” 

Here is the schedule for the Metropolitan Library System’s “Build Your Own Business” seminars:

 “Build Your Own Business” is for adults.  For more information, call the Metropolitan Library System Outreach Department at 606-3835, and be sure to visit the MLS website,

The Metropolitan Library System of Oklahoma County includes 13 libraries and five extension libraries. Libraries include Belle Isle, Capitol Hill, Patience S. Latting Northwest, Ralph Ellison, Ronald J. Norick Downtown Library, and Southern Oaks in Oklahoma City, as well as Bethany, Choctaw, Del City, Edmond, Midwest City, Village and Warr Acres. Extensions are located in the communities of Harrah, Jones, Luther and Nicoma Park and include Wright Library in Oklahoma City. You can also reach us at