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Business & Finance

Small Business Resources

The Worcester Public Library offers online databases, tutorials, onsite SCORE counseling, and “Ask a Librarian” email research by information professionals to individuals with small business and entrepreneurial pursuits. The Worcester Public Library is a member of WBRA - Worcester Business Resource AllianceThis networking group is comprised of non-profit and government organizations located in or serving the small businesses and entrepreneurs of the City of Worcester, Massachusetts. They provide low- or no-cost services and programs, and funding to help entrepreneurs and small business owners start, grow, and succeed.  

If you’ve ever thought of turning your great idea into a business, our free business workshops will help you get started! Come to all or attend the one that fits your needsClick here to register for small business workshops!  

Research Databases and Other Helpful Resources

Starting A Business

Company Profiles

Financing a Small Business

Legal Questions


 Small Business Counseling

A SCORE counselor provides assistance and answers questions for anyone thinking about or planning to start a business.  Learn more about SCORE at

Free and Low-Cost Online Business Courses and Webinars