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.
Virtual: The State of Small Business Assistance
Tuesday May 4, 9-10 AM • Via Zoom
Looking for assistance for your small business? Attend our panel discussion to hear representatives from Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, State Representative Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz, and the Small Business Advocacy Council discuss the current landscape of government and other resources available to benefit small businesses. Panelists will be available for questions.
Program presented in partnership by Wilmette, Skokie, Evanston & Glenview Public Libraries and the Wilmette/Kenilworth, Skokie, Glenview and Evanston Chambers of Commerce.
Register via Evanston Public Library’s program calendar.
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.