Business & Investing
Book A Librarian
Need help with business & investing resources? Contact Business Librarian, Claire McCully.
Looking to launch a new business or expand your existing business? Explore Library services, resources, and programs that can help.
Learn with Lynda.com: Social Media Marketing for Small Business
Small businesses can’t afford not to be active on social media. Having a Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter account keeps you tuned into your customer base and helps drive traffic to your website or brick-and-mortar store. Learn what it takes to be successful at social media marketing, without a lot of resources or dedicated marketing staff.
This is a 1 hour video course from Lynda.com, accessible 24/7 with your Glenview Public Library Card.
To watch this course, click the link below and click Sign In at the top right. Click Continue to login through the Glenview Public Library. If you are new to Lynda.com, click Create Profile to make a new account with your Glenview Library Card.
SCORE Counseling Appointments at the Library
SCORE North Cook & Lake Counties provides mentoring to local small business owners and entrepreneurs. Current and potential entrepreneurs can benefit from the experience of retired volunteer executives to develop business plans and grow businesses. Sign up for a 1 hour one on one appointment. Register and schedule your appointment.
Business & Investing Events
The Glenview Chamber of Commerce is your local source for business information, best practices, and business-building events. Members benefit from networking programs and marketing opportunities. *Membership requires a fee.
Find information on starting your business, business licenses & permits, and guidelines for doing business in Glenview.
The SBDC offers business workshops and free one on one sessions with business advisors. Learn ways to launch a new business or grow your existing business. Located at Harper College. Find other SBDC locations here.
Grow & Manage Your Business
Create targeted marketing lists, find potential customers, research competitors, and access market information with Library databases.
Business Library Cards
Your Business Library Card gives you access to Library databases and resources. Businesses located within the Village of Glenview are eligible to apply for and obtain Business Library Cards from the Glenview Public Library, free of charge. Businesses located in the Glenview Public Library Non-Resident Service Area may purchase Business Library Cards for an annual fee. Learn more.
Have questions about Business Library Cards? Email for more information.
Invest wisely and reach your financial goals with the help of resources from the Glenview Public Library.
Financial Planning Appointments at the Library
Need a financial tune-up? Consult with a Certified Financial Planner® to discuss financial goals for education, retirement, starting a business, purchasing a home, or leaving an inheritance to loved ones or charities. Schedule a free, one-hour consultation. Register here and select Virtual Financial Planning Appointment or call 847-729-7500 x7700. Appointments are limited to Glenview Library Card holders.
Investment Research & Education
Track your investments, research investment strategies, access investment ratings, and find company & industry reports with Library databases.
Investment Online Resources
Find financial planning tools, learn more about investing, and track your investments with these online resources.
Check the Background of Your Financial Professional
Learn about your financial professional’s background, registration status, investment related licenses, and more.