144 West Merrick Road    Freeport, NY  11520    Phone: (516) 379-3274    Fax: (516) 868-9741

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Welcome to the
Business Resource Information Center

In the fall of 2013, the Board of Trustees voted to dedicate the Business Resource Information Center (BRIC) as an area within the Library where current and potential entrepreneurs could find reliable information and resources.

Located on the main floor, BRIC contains a state-of-the-art smart board, specially designed conference table, WIFI, and all of the appropriate connections for mobile devices.  The center is also equipped with a collection of business related books and materials, as well as a computer with customized databases essential for research and business development.

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BRIC also serves as a place where entrepreneurs can acquire the skills and training essential to becoming and remaining competitive in a business environment.  Examples of programs offered include training on effective use of social media, microsoft Office Products, databases, business-to-business networking, and more. 

For more information about BRIC, please contact the committee by email at bric@freeportlibrary.info or by phone at 516-379-3274, ext. 245.

ONE-ON-ONE BUSINESS COUNSELING

Lloyd Clark of the Small Business Development Center is available on Thursdays for one-on-one counseling for those interested in developing a successful business.  By appointment only.  For more information about this service or to schedule an appointment, please contact the ASK Department at 516-379-3274 ext. 505. 

"If you are an entrepreneur looking for inspiration as well as information, Lloyd Clark is the man to see. He takes a holistic approach to business--a rarity these days--and helps you set realistic, doable goals. He is an indispensable resource..." Carol M. 

NEW TAX CODE, SMALL BUSINESSES, AND INDIVIDUALS

Presented by Jerald Wank, CPA, and Esq., of Wank &  Liptzin, LLP.

Monday, September 17, 6:30 p.m.

Come join us for an informative discussion on how the new tax code will influence your 2018 tax returns. A PowerPoint presentation and a question and answer period will follow afterwards. Information is power and now’s the chance to ask questions for business and individual financial planning.

REINVENTING YOURSELF - BUSINESS OPTIONS

Presented by Karen McKenna of Careervisionary

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2 p.m.

Are you retired or considering retiring and next career steps?  This dynamic interactive workshop will provide the tools to identify, investigate and evaluate your options, including starting a business.  Register online, by phone , or in person at ASK desk.

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