The Michigan Small Business and Technology Development Center (MI-SBTDC) has now recognized the Cromaine Library as an official Business Resource Center for our local business owners and entrepreneurs.
If you’re a small business owner or entrepreneur, you now have access to a special area of the library, with business books, databases, and resources just for you.
Create contact lists and conduct marketing and demographics research on thousands of businesses in your area using our business database, Reference USA. Access this database from home- see our e-Research page and click the link for Reference USA.
Current and future business owners can receive advice and mentoring from specialized small business tutors with the MI-SBTDC and SCORE. Call Cromaine Library today to schedule an appointment- 810-632-5200 ext. 104.
Attend trainings and workshops offered in the Southeastern Michigan area by the MI-SBTDC, see a schedule here, or register to attend online trainings here.
Attend trainings and workshops offered in the Southeastern Michigan area by SCORE, the Service Corps of Retired Executives. See a schedule of local workshops here or register to attend an online training here.
ISeek Skills Assessment- Take skills assessment tests, get resume advice and learn about what occupations suit your unique skills.
ONet Online- Use this site as an interactive tool to search and explore different occupations and gather critial in-depth information about careers that might suit you.
LearningExpress Library- This subscription database allows you to take skills assessment courses on a variety of computer software programs, writing skills practice, test preparation and official exams.
SCORE, the Service Corps of Retired Executives provides free and confidential business mentoring to local business owners or new entrepreneurs. Get one-on-one advice from a business expert who knows their stuff! SCORE mentoring is offered the 2nd Thursday of every month at our Crossroads Branch from 5:00-8:00p.m. Call 810-632-5200 ext. 104 to sign up for your one hour appointment today!
One-on-one meetings with our Business Reference Librarian, Jenny Savage-Dura, are always available. To schedule a meeting or ask a quick business-related question, email firstname.lastname@example.org