Business Science and Industry

1901 Vine Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

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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.

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  • Fri., Apr. 14 : Closed Good Friday
  • Sun., Apr. 16 : Closed Easter
  • Mon., May. 29 : Closed Memorial Day
  • Tue., Jul. 4 : Closed Independence Day
  • Mon., Sep. 4 : Closed Labor Day
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Upcoming Events

Small Business Legal Clinic

Tue, Mar 28, 5:15 P.M.

Philadelphia LawWorks, a project of Philadelphia VIP , is proud to announce they will be partnering with the BRIC for their March 2017 Small…

Negotiating For More

Tue, Apr 4, 6:00 P.M.

This is an interactive workshop designed to empower women with skills and confidence to successfully negotiate salary and benefits; skills they…

Financial Matters and Accounting

Wed, Apr 5, 6:30 P.M.

This workshop will review: The importance of financial planning for a small business Building a financial model, including start-up…

Failing Forward: Turning Mistakes into Successes

Wed, Apr 12, 6:30 P.M.

Do you remember your first failure?  Probably not.  Now, recall a failure that turned you around and made you what you are today.…

Coffee & Competition: Creating a Competitive Analysis

Wed, Apr 19, 6:30 P.M.

Learn how to identify your competitors and evaluate their strategies to determine their strengths and weaknesses relative to those of your own…

Credit Check: Get Your Finances in Order

Tue, Apr 25, 6:00 P.M.

When was the last time that you checked your credit score? Does the thought of doing so give you anxiety? Your credit score is an essential…

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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.