Local Business Resources

Get a Business Library Card: For business owners operating in the Library District, you can apply for a library card online or come to the Service Desk with your ID, tax documents or lease. Questions? Contact us. You’ll need a library card to use our databases and digital resources.

Online Databases: 

  • Udemy: Online courses on a variety of topics by industry professionals. Computer tutorials, project management,  and collaborative leadership are all possibilities.
  • AtoZ Databases: Starting looking for places or people to do some targeted business marketing.  Sign in, make an account and start searching. Use the intro videos to learn quickly about how to use the database. Intro videos can be found on the top toolbar of the AtoZ webpage.

E-Print Resources:  Use any one of our digital resources to checkout e-books or e-audiobooks. It’s a great time to do some focused reading or research new ideas.

Helpful Links:
Small Business Administration (SBA)
SCORE: Coronavirus Small Business Resource Hub
SCORE: free business education and mentoring
SCORE Business Webinars
Small Business Development Center in McHenry (SBDC)
Village of Cary
Cary-Grove Area Chamber of Commerce
US Department of Labor: Health and Safety