Business Resource Center

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Business Resource Center
 The entrepreneur's one stop location for starting and running
a small business!
Located in the Charlevoix Public Library.
Ask a librarian for assistance.


Business Resource Center
Network of NW Lower Michigan


Find current Michigan legal forms for business or personal use.


  • easy-to-use company fundamentals and investment research reports
  • industry rankings, profiles, market share data, company histories, and more 


Michigan State University Libraries have prepared this list of business resources and books for entrepreneurs.


 The Business Resource Center includes:

  • Books on marketing, sales, business plans, financing. law, human resources and how to start a variety of specific businesses.
  • Michigan e-Library's Business and Jobs Gateway to information.
  • Databases available through this website: Business and Company Resource Center and Legal Forms (current legal forms for Michigan).
    Login using your 12-digit library card number.
  • Access to free and confidential business counseling with a Certified Michigan Small Business and Technology Development Center Consultant.
  • Access to valuable online market research and database tools.
  • Workshops on how to start a business. Please call the library's information services staff for upcoming programs: 231-237-7340.


Local Chambers of Commerce:

Charlevoix Area Chamber of Commerce
Beaver Island Chamber of Commerce
Boyne Area Chamber of Commerce
East Jordan Area Chamber of Commerce


For links to more valuable websites, Click Here


The Business Resource Center was been formed by the Charlevoix Public Library in collaboration with the following agencies: Northern Lakes Economic Alliance, Michigan Small Business and Technology Development Center, Charlevoix Area Chamber of Commerce, Charlevoix Downtown Development Authority, Northwest Michigan Works, Boyne Area Chamber of Commerce, Boyne City Main Street, Boyne District Library, East Jordan Chamber of Commerce,
and the Jordan Valley District Library.

Special thanks to our sponsor: Charlevoix State Bank