Small Business Reference Center @ Your Library

PrintYou can search business areas, look for industry information by small business type and find start-up business plans and lots more at the Small Business Reference Center found in Online Resources on the Plainfield Public Library web page.  Click here and discover what you need to make your small business a success.

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

scoreThe 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 on the second and fourth Mondays of the month, 7:00 to 9:00 pm.  Space is very limited, and registration is required. Go to foxvalley.score.org, 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.

Business Information and Online Instruction Sources @ Your Library

PrintThe Plainfield Public Library has several sources for your business needs whether it is information about starting a business, learning a language so you can reach out to more customers, learning new updated office products or adding information about stocks and bonds to your information base.  And there is even more.  On the Library webpage click on Online Resources to browse categories or click on Business & Personal Finance Resources to find lots of useful resources and instructional subjects to advance your business.  If you have questions, please contact the Library at (815) 327-2515 and help is available.

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
Books/Monographs
Country Reports
Industry Profiles
Magazines
Market Research Reports
SWOT Analyses
Trade Publications
Working Papers

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