Business Resource and Innovation Center

1901 Vine Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
215-686-5394

Open today until 9:00 p.m.

Sunday 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Monday 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Thursday 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Friday 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Upcoming Closures

  • Sun., Nov. 11 : Closed Veterans Day
  • Mon., Nov. 12 : Closed Veterans Day (Observed)
  • Thu., Nov. 22 : Closed Thanksgiving Day
  • Tue., Dec. 25 : Closed Christmas Day
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Upcoming Events

Business Plan Toolkit

Wed, Oct 17, 6:30 P.M.

Join BRIC   librarians who will teach you how to use  free  library resources to research your business plan professionally!…

Headshots at the BRIC!

Fri, Oct 19, 11:00 A.M.

Get a FREE headshot photo taken at the Business Resource & Innovation Center (BRIC)! Headshots are a new service for entrepreneurs, nonprofit…

Grow with Google

Wed, Oct 24, 6:30 P.M.

Explore Google My Business , a free tool, to connect with your customers on Google Search and Maps and get hands-on help with your listing.…

Headshots at the BRIC!

Fri, Oct 26, 11:00 A.M.

Get a FREE headshot photo taken at the Business Resource & Innovation Center (BRIC)! Headshots are a new service for entrepreneurs, nonprofit…

International Success for Immigrants and Entrepreneurs

Wed, Nov 7, 6:30 P.M.

James Chan , author of Spare Room Tycoon , will lead a panel discussion about international entrepreneurship and how to start your business. …

Business Resource & Innovation Center's 2nd Annual Book Signing Event: Charles E. Hires and the Drink that Wowed a Nation!

Wed, Nov 14, 6:30 P.M.

Cost: FREE

We are very excited to share the story of Philadelphia's own fizzy pop! Introduced at the 1876 Centennial Exposition and powered by…

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The collection in the Business, Science & Industry Department (BSI) covers a diverse group of subjects including corporate information, personal finance and consumer information; medical, health and parenting materials; works on engineering, the sciences, computers and technology. Also included are material on cooking, pets, and gardening. Students seeking sources for research projects, entrepreneurs forming new businesses and the mechanically minded searching for appropriate "how-to" guides can find assistance in this department.