Brainerd Public Library is partnering with Grow with Google by hosting a workshop from 2:30-3:30 p.m. Jan. 30 at the library.

The workshop titled, “Get Your Business Online,” individuals will learn about Google My Business, a free tool for local businesses that want to connect with customers on Google Search and Maps. Get hands-on help creating or updating a business profile or a simple website.

In this session people will learn how to:

  • Create or claim a business profile on Google.

  • Manage their business information across Google Search and Maps.

  • Use Google My Business to connect with potential customers.

  • Create a free website using the information from their business profile.

To register, call the library at 218-829-5574 or email reference@krls.org. Chromebook computers will be available for students to use, but people are welcome to bring their own laptop.

According to a news release, Grow with Google helps ensure the opportunities created by technology are available to everyone. Since launching in 2017, more than three million Americans have been trained with these digital skills. And through a network of more than 5,000 partner organizations — including libraries, schools and nonprofits — more people across the country can reach their full potential.

To learn more about Grow with Google partners and the available tools and resources, visit google.com/grow.