Business Resource and Innovation Center

Thursday, December 22 – Message from Staff

The Business Resource and Innovaton Center is pleased to announce that we now offer access to Philadelphia Business Journal Online! Find the latest breaking local business news, updated throughout the day, this week's top stories from the Philadelphia Business Journal, and other popular features from the print edition such as the the Book of Lists. Access PBJ at all Free Library locations and online with your library card number and PIN. Click here for more details.

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  • Fri., Apr. 7 : Closed Good Friday
  • Sun., Apr. 9 : Closed Easter
  • Mon., May. 29 : Closed Memorial Day
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Upcoming Events

Introducing Digital Skills: Computer Basics

Fri, January 27, 2023 2:00 P.M.

Join the digital skills learning circle and learn with us. We'll use online courses designed to help you learn the basics. Bring your own device or we can provide a laptop if necessary. More…

Virtual Intermediate Grant Writing

Tue, January 31, 2023 10:00 A.M.

Intermediate Grant Writing is an interactive webinar that will build on the teachings of the first two parts of the Grant Writing Series. In this session, participants will learn and review…

Math for GED

Tue, January 31, 2023 10:00 A.M.

Our small learning group will practice math skills that can help you pass tests, solve problems and understand the world. Activities include solving algebra equations, working with negative…

Headshots + Resume Review at the BRIC!

Thu, February 2, 2023 1:00 P.M.

Get a FREE headshot photo taken at the Business Resource and Innovation Center! Headshots are a unique service for entrepreneurs, nonprofit professionals, job seekers, and more.  Use…

Whether you are an emerging entrepreneur or an established small business owner, the Business Resource and Innovation Center is here for you!

If you are running a successful company, thinking of growing your business, or just planning your first venture, start here! Dedicated to assisting the professionals of Greater Philadelphia in all stages of business growth, the BRIC offers a variety of resources to help fit the needs of the community. Are you looking to narrow down your target market? Find your ideal demographic? Identify and analyze your competition? We can help you do that!

Questions? Visit our website or email us at bric@freelibrary.org