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Durham County Library Hosts Small Biz Learning Lab for Teens

Program: Small Biz Learning Lab for Teens
Date: Thursdays, June 19 through August 7
Time: 1 – 2 p.m.
Location: Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.
Cost: Free and open to the public

About: Durham County Library will host a Small Business Learning Lab for teens at 1 p.m. on Thursdays, June 19 – August 7, at the Main Library, 300. N. Roxboro Street. Entrepreneur T.J. Breeden will be available to assist teens with business questions.

The learning lab will be held Thursdays, June 19, 26; July 10, 17, 24, 31; and August 7. Teens are encouraged to bring thoughts, ideas and questions about developing a business to the lab and will have the opportunity to work on a business plan.

Breeden is founder and director of eMerging Entrepreneurs, a nonprofit organization that provides career transition assistance, small business training and entrepreneurial developmental services to military and under-served minority communities. He is the recipient of the 2012 White House Champions of Change award and the 2013 Small Business Association Veteran Entrepreneurship Advocate of the Year award.

This program is sponsored by Durham Library Foundation. For more information, contact Placedia Nance at 919-560-0122 or visit

Durham County Library encourages Discovery, connects the Community and leads in Literacy. As a department of Durham County Government, the library furthers Goal 1 of the county’s Strategic Plan by enhancing cultural, educational and creative opportunities. For more information about the library, visit

Contact: Gina Rozier
919-560-0151 or


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