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An Enchanted Place – Discover Vast Business Resources and MORE at Your Library!

November 6, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am



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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”Speaker: Rita Kadavy, Library Manager at the Riverside Library and Cultural Event Center” use_theme_fonts=”yes” el_class=”ev_head”][vc_column_text]Rita Kadavy Library Manager at the Riverside Library and Cultural Event Center, plus the High Plains Library District TEAM of outstanding librarians will be our guides and hosts.  We will tour the lovely facility that is collaboratively owned and shared by the City of Evans and the High Plains library District.

Rita will be joined by  one of the HPLD’s Digital Literacy & Adult Programming specialists, who has focused her service work in public libraries for more than 10 years.  She is passionate about the use of technology to better lives, and tempering that use with an informed approach to privacy in the age of Big Data.

When was the last time you used your public library? On November 6th we will tour the beautiful Riverside facility, meet their staff, learn about their business and outreach services and discover the FREE resources and information at your fingertips when using your High Plains Library District card.  You can check out books, puzzles, magazines, National Park passes, CD, DVDs, games, telescopes, laptops, wii hot spot units, training manuals and videos, music, blogs, DIY lessons, videos, and subscriptions to an array of subjects.  Plus, as a business woman you will learn about the wide range of business resources available.  in the stacks and the services you can access online through library services. You’ve all heard: Information is POWER!  Your library is the place to go to find answers to your questions. There are books addressing personal growth, leadership, time management, organizational skills, team building, and women’s health issues. These are all topics you all are asking to have speakers present. A trip to a local branch or member library and devoting a little research time and you could learn about the things you are wondering about![/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]

During this WORKshop you will learn…

…about many vital business resources available to you at any High Plains Branch or Member Library. For example:

  1. Reference USA is a premier source of business and residential information with more than 40 million businesses, 150 million households across the U.S. and Canada, and 270 million consumers available for you to search. All their information is separated into ten databases that span businesses, white pages, and various other themes like healthcare and jobs.
  2. Lynda.com is an online learning platform that helps you learn about a variety of business fields, software that is used, advancing technology, and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals.
  3. Hoopla is a digital media service that offers tons of titles, which may include audiobooks, movies, ebooks, television shows, music albums, and comics depending on your library’s subscription.
  4. Overdrive has grown to provide one of the largest collections of digital media available, which you can borrow anytime using your library card. PLUS:            Book a Librarian for tech help, instruction, training, SMM and web development help; Limited…Free Meeting RoomsFree copying, faxing, scanning, printingFree use of computers with MS Office Suite Services for Business and Non-profits

[/vc_column_text][vc_custom_heading text=”Meet Rita Kadavy, Library Manager at the Riverside Library and Cultural Event Center” font_container=”tag:h2|text_align:left|color:%23d1345b” use_theme_fonts=”yes” el_class=”ev_head”][vc_column_text]Rita Kadavy, has been with the Library District for 37 years serving in different roles throughout the district, the most recent assignment is her High plains role as library manager for the Riverside Library and Cultural Event Center.

Rita grew up in eastern Colorado, one of 21 kids! She moved to Greeley to attend UNC and that is where she met her husband John.  They have four amazing kiddos;  Ryan (Steff), Kyle, Kole, & Paige.  They have lived in Greeley for 42 years.

Rita enjoys reading, sporting events, cross fit, and spending time with friends and family.

You can contact Rita and learn more about the HP Library District at:

Rita Kadavy, Library Manager

Riverside Library and Cultural Center

3700 Golden Street

Evans, CO 80620



www.mylibrary.us[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”Registration Information:” font_container=”tag:h2|text_align:left|color:%23d1345b” use_theme_fonts=”yes” el_class=”ev_head”][vc_column_text]Your Cost: Just $27 when pre-paid by  5 p.m. Wednesday, October 30th – when registration will close, or when the last seat is filled. Sign-up below to pay online with PayPal / credit card, or you can mail or drop off your check made out to either: Northern Colorado Women in Business or Kristi’s Kreations, LLC to: 4113 W. 16th St. Rd., Greeley, CO 80634. If no one is home just tuck your payment envelope in the flower can on the inside of my front door and email or text Kristi. All checks are held and deposited the day of our Workshop.[/vc_column_text][vc_custom_heading text=”Workshop Day Wednesday, November 6th Information:” font_container=”tag:h2|text_align:left|color:%23d1345b” use_theme_fonts=”yes” el_class=”ev_head”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/4″][vc_column_text]Catering:
Check-in Hostesses:
Clean-up DIVAS:[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”3/4″][vc_column_text]Abby Workman, Dent de Lion Catering
Karen Wainscott, Envision & Mary Roberts, Ms Mary’s Kitchen @ Lincoln Park Emporium
Stephanie Flanders Martin, Tree of Life Yoga
Irish Martin Danhoff, Fairacres Manor; Tonya Kimble, Aliquam Financial Services, Betzy Valdez, B.Empowered/Accentus Translations; Chris McDermott, Habitat for Humanity[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/4″][vc_column_text]Sister-to-Sister/Pay it Forward:[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”3/4″][vc_column_text]Will be coordinated by: Celeste Ewert, Envision – dollars raised will benefit programs coordinated by THIRST Living Waters to help all ages in our community who are struggling with the loss of a loved one and coping with suicide.  You may donate $5 with your business card to help with this month’s philanthropic focus.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row]


November 6, 2019
8:30 am - 10:30 am
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Kristi Helzer, NorCoWIB
Rita Kadavy, HPLD
Mary Roberts
Karen Wainscott
Abby Workman
Stephanie Flanders Martin
Irish Martin Danhoff
Betzy Valdez
Christine McDermott
Jean Morrell
Jean Daviet
Celeste Ewert
Tonya Kimble


Riverside Library and Cultural Event Center, 3700 Golden St., Evans, CO 80620
3700 Golden St.
Evans,CO80620United States
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