Money Smart Week

Invest in yourself at the library.

Whether you are starting your first piggy bank or learning about retirement savings, it pays to be money smart. Find programs, materials and resources designed to help you learn about financial wellness.

Online Events

Meal Prepping to Save Money

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at 6:30 p.m.

Join us to learn about making healthy meals while saving some serious dough. Wellness Chef and Holistic Life Coach Chef Mira will cover topics including meal budgets, meal prepping, and healthy pantry staples, as well as share some delicious, affordable recipes. Recommended for teens and adults.

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Homemade granola bars

Tech Topics: Budgeting Apps

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at 5:30 p.m.

Dip into a wide variety of short sessions under the technology umbrella. Plus: live Q&A! Today's topic - budgeting apps. Recommended for all ages.

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Tech Topics

Temas Tecnológicos: Aplicaciones de Presupuesto

Thursday, April 15, 2021 at 5:30 p.m.

Explore una amplia variedad de temas tecnológicos en estas sesiones cortas. Además: ¡Preguntas y respuestas en vivo! El tema de hoy – aplicaciones de presupuesto. Para todas las edades.

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Temas Tecnológicos

Women and Finance

Thursday, April 15 at 6:30 p.m.

Take control of your financial future. At this session, you’ll learn more about: managing your cash flow and debt, saving and investing for the future, protecting what matters most. Plus: live Q&A! Recommended for adults.

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Plants growing from stacks of coins

Bedtime Stories: Money Smart Week

Thursday, April 15, 2021 at 7:00 p.m.

Just one more book before bed? Grab a blanket and your favorite cuddly toy to enjoy downloadable activities, stories, and songs. Recommended for ages 2-5.

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Strategies for Short-Term Financial Wellness

Wednesday, April 21 from 6:30 p.m.

Julia White (Financial Professional, WealthWave) will share tips and information for saving emergency funds, managing debt, and increasing cash flow. Part of the "Libraries Build Communities" initiative, a collaboration with the University of South Florida School of Information’s Responsive Librarianship Group. Recommended for adults.

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Piggy banks under and umbrella

Family Finance – A World of Information!

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 6:30 p.m.

Learn about tools and resources that can help you and your family tackle financial challenges such as: budgeting, credit monitoring, smart shopping and more. Part of the "Libraries Build Communities" initiative, a collaboration with the University of South Florida School of Information’s Responsive Librarianship Group. Recommended for adults.

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“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.”

— Benjamin Franklin