Services for Business @ the Plainfield Public Library: Value Line

PrintValue Line Research Center is focused on investor success.  Value Line provides tools and resources to guide, inform and educate those interested in investments, whether stocks, mutual funds or exchange-traded funds.  Take a look at Value Line on the library webpage under Online Resources to learn about stock prices and overviews, the Value Line rating system, how to read a report, screens you can use, investment strategies and lots more.  If you have any questions, please call the Reference Desk at 815-327-2515.

Business Source Premier @ your Library

PrintBusiness Source Premier is the industry’s most popular business research database, featuring the full text for more than 2,200 journals. Full text is provided back to 1965, and searchable cited references back to 1998.
Take a look at this online resource with your Plainfield library card and gain access to:

Academic Journals
Country Reports
Industry Profiles
Market Research Reports
SWOT Analyses
Trade Publications
Working Papers

You can find this on the library’s webpage, here.

10 Brutal Truths About Success No One Wants to Hear (Except People Who Hunger for Success)

172958954Jeff Haden says, “It’s easier to assume that other people succeed because they have something you don’t have. But in reality, the primary difference is that they are willing to do something you won’t do.”  Click here to see what draws him to this conclusion.

Free Small Business Mentoring by SCORE at the Plainfield Library (IL)

scoreOn the second and fourth Mondays each month, the Fox Valley Chapter of SCORE offers free mentoring sessions to small business owners and start-ups at the Plainfield Public Library, 15025 S. Illinois St., Plainfield, IL, from 7:00 to 9:00 pm.  Space is very limited, and registration is required. Go to, click on Book Now! and follow the steps to register at the Plainfield Public Library. SCORE is a nationwide, non-profit organization dedicated to helping the owners of existing and start-up businesses assure that their businesses grow and prosper.

Small Business Saturday is November 26, 2016

interviewSmall Business Saturday is November 26, a national day to honor, celebrate and support small and independent retailers and what they have done for communities. In 2015, $14.3 billion was spent at independent retailers by more than 90 million people across the U.S. who chose to shop small. Be sure to shop local businesses and continue to support their efforts.  Take a look at the Plainfield Chamber of Commerce website for more information.