Morningstar Investment Research Center

Want to be a more educated investor? The library has a subscription to Morningstar Investment Research Center. Here you can get comprehensive financial information on thousands of stocks and mutual funds, plus more.

Access is free to library card holders–go to and click on eResources. Please call our Reference Desk for assistance or more information at 596-3505.

October 9, 2015 at 3:31 pm Leave a comment


Attention small business owners. Does your company have a Facebook account? It should!

If you need assistance setting one up, the library is hosting a Facebook 101 class on Thursday, October 8th at 12:30 pm at the Headquarters Library, 151 S Church St. Come see our new classroom–on the Upper Level.

October 2, 2015 at 3:04 pm Leave a comment

SBA Small Business Resource Day

Join us for this event for small business owners who want to connect with the counseling, capital and contracting resources of the Federal Government. The workshop will cover the SBA’s counseling services, financing programs and federal contracting programs. The USDA will be present as well.

The seminar will be held at the Headquarters Library at 151 S. Church St. in Spartanburg on Wed, Sept. 30 from 9:00 am to noon in the Hoechst-Celanese Room. The workshop is free.

Please register online at For more information, please contact Beth Smith at the Spartanburg Area Small Business Development Center via e-mail at or by telephone at 864.592.6318.

September 22, 2015 at 2:29 pm Leave a comment

Tech@10 Investing & Business Resources

Want to learn more about the investment and business databases that are available to you through the library? Come join us Tuesday, September 15 at 2:00 pm in the Carolina Southern Classroom at the Headquarters Library. (Upper Level)

September 11, 2015 at 12:09 pm Leave a comment

Your credit score–free reports!

Credit reports may affect your mortgage rates, credit card approvals, apartment requests, or even your job application. And reviewing your credit reports helps you catch signs of identity theft early.

There are three major credit reporting bureaus. You can get a free copy of your credit report every 12 months from each credit reporting company.

Lots of websites advertise free credit reports, but visit, the only source for your free credit reports as authorized by Federal Law.

September 2, 2015 at 3:34 pm Leave a comment

Resume Assistance

Need help creating your resume? We’re here to help you use our WinWay template this Thursday (August 27th) from 6-7 pm. Classes are in our new computer lab on the Upper Level of the Headquarters Library–151 S Church St.

August 24, 2015 at 11:34 am Leave a comment

Better Business Bureau

Don’t forget this resource when you’re evaluating companies to do work on your house/auto/etc. You can check reviews on companies, find out their BBB score, and see if they have any complaints against them. This leads to better decision making!

To check out local companies go to

August 13, 2015 at 3:44 pm Leave a comment

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