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Santa Clara County Library District Announces How to Start an Investment Club Workshops

 
WHAT:
Santa Clara County Library District (SCCLD) is partnering with the Silicon Valley chapter of Better Investing to present a “How to Start an Investment Club” workshop for the public. Better Investing is a non-profit, volunteer-based organization dedicated to investor education. The workshop be held in various locations this fall and are part of SCCLD’s Smart Investing @ the Library program. Participants will learn the ins and outs of starting an investment club as well as the benefits of investing in equities with a group of fellow investors. These workshops are free and open to all.
 
WHO:
Presenters: Members and Directors of the Silicon Valley chapter of Better Investing
Participants: Anyone interested in learning more about investing with a group of fellow investors
 
WHEN AND WHERE:
Wednesday, Oct 3, 7 p.m., Cupertino Library
Tuesday, Oct 9, 7 p.m., Los Altos Library
Saturday, Oct 20, 2 p.m., Saratoga Library
Wednesday, Nov 14, 7 p.m., Campbell Library
 
WHY:
Investing in today’s uncertain economy and volatile stock market could be daunting, especially for a lone, novice investor. This workshop offers an opportunity to learn about the advantages of joining an investment club instead of tackling investment decisions on your own. People interested in investing are encouraged to bring family and friends to determine if this option is right for them.
 
About Santa Clara County Library
Known as one of America’s best 100 public libraries, the Santa Clara County Library District promotes knowledge, ideas, and cultural enrichment. Its collection includes 1.8 million books, videos, CDs, DVDs, audiobooks, eBooks and extensive online resources that users can access from home or work.
 
For eleven years, the Library has ranked as one of the best in the nation for its size by Hennen’s American Public Library Ratings, which uses 15 different benchmark measures such as collections, circulation, visits and customer service.  Also recognized as one of America’s 2011 Star Libraries by Library Journal and with more than 3.8 million visits each year, the Santa Clara County Library District is one of the most-used public resources in the region. 
 
The Santa Clara County Library District includes two book mobiles, a online library, seven community libraries and one branch library serving, Campbell, Cupertino, Gilroy, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Milpitas, Monte Sereno, Morgan Hill, Saratoga and the unincorporated areas of Santa Clara County. In 2011, Santa Clara County Library had 366,035 library card holders, recorded 3,341,593 visitors, and a circulation of 10,945,949 items.  Visit Santa Clara County Library online at www.sccl.org
 
Media Contact: Gwendolyn Mitchell/Marina Hinestrosa, Office of Public Affairs, (408) 299-5119; Patricia Lorenzo, Santa Clara County Library (408) 293-2326 , ext 3010; Derek Wolfgram, Santa Clara County Library (408) 293 -2326, ext. 3002; (408)293 -2326, ext. 3002.
Posted: September 25, 2012