Business Resource and Innovation Center

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

Open today 9:00 a.m. – 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

  • Mon., May. 29 : Closed Memorial Day
  • Tue., Jul. 4 : Closed Independence Day
  • Mon., Sep. 4 : Closed Labor Day
  • Mon., Oct. 9 : Closed Columbus Day
  • Sat., Nov. 11 : Closed Veterans Day
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Upcoming Events

Framing Philly's Social Impact Scene: Where Business, Nonprofit, and Philly Meet

Wed, May 3, 6:00 P.M.

Whether nonprofit, for profit, or somewhere in between, Philly’s social entrepreneurs are engaging with technology to make the City of…

Get Your Pitch On!

Wed, May 17, 6:00 P.M.

Join us for the launch of BRIC's new Pitch Corner! This interactive workshop will include pitching best practices, dos and don'ts,…

It's Net-Work!

Thu, May 18, 6:00 P.M.

“Networking” is not talking to strangers ...it’s about making friends. Participate in structured and interactive…

Creating Your Business Plan, Part 2

Thu, May 25, 6:30 P.M.

Part 2: The Nuts and Bolts of Any Business Plan In Part 1 in February, we discussed the challenges of learning the language and lingo of…

Introduction to Crowdfunding

Thu, Jun 1, 6:30 P.M.

This workshop will provide an introduction crowdfunding including: What crowdfunding is and how it works The various forms of crowdfunding…

Finance 50+

Mon, Jun 5, 10:00 A.M.

Everyone can benefit from smart money habits! Finance 50+ is a three-part program designed to help you build habits that can improve your…

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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.