BCLS CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

The latest Governor's Executive Order closed all libraries to the public through JUNE 12, 2020. Please note libraries are prohibited from offering curbside service under the current order. Staff is working diligently on a phased reopening plan, virtual Summer Reading Program and performances, and some exciting NEW services! In the meantime, you can stay connected to us here...

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BOARD MEETING
Due to restrictions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the BCLS Board of Trustees will meet via conference call at their regularly scheduled time and date of May 27 at 5:30 p.m.

Conference call information is as follows

Dial:  978-990-5083

Access Code: 6924840#

Business Resource Center

Business spreadsheets, paper clips, and a pen


The Bay County Library System business collection contains start-up materials, company information, business directories, legal resources and investment services. You also have online access to Business Databases from within the library or from home or office.

Business Start-Up

Interested in starting a new business? We have reference materials, online business databases and websites that can help! In addition, you might want to sign up for our Business Start-Up Seminar. The following reference materials, and many more, are available in the Business Resource Center at the Wirt Library:

Business Plans Handbook
How to Set Up Your Own Small Business
Small Business Sourcebook
How to Start a Business in Michigan
Household Spending

Small Business Start-Up Websites

Company Directories

Company information can be found in these and other print business directories found in the Business Resource Center.

Dun and Bradstreet Million Dollar Directory
Michigan Manufacturer’s Directory
Best’s Insurance Reports
Importer’s Manual USA
American Wholesalers and Distributors Directory
Brands and their Companies

We also have the following online business directories:

Investments

The following print investment services can be found in the Business Resource Center:

Valueline Investment Survey
Moneyletter
S&P Outlook

We also have online Investment Databases: