LEWISTON — New Ventures Maine is offering a free, two-hour self-employment workshop from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13, at the Lewiston Public Library, 200 Lisbon St.

The workshop is offered to help people decide if self-employment is the right choice. The class covers the pros and cons of owning a business, the steps needed for start-up, the major elements of a business plan, and the many resources available. The workshop will be led by Karleen Andrews, microenterprise specialist for the Western region of New Ventures Maine.

Recommended to register in advance for this popular workshop. Register online at newventuresmaine.org. For more information about this class, email Andrews at [email protected] or call 207-557-1885.

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