Small Business Resources

We offer Small Business Library Cards for Berwyn Businesses!

Businesses located in Berwyn are eligible for one free library card per business.  The Business applicant must verify Berwyn ownership by showing either FEIN certification or City of Berwyn licensure.  Business library cards will only be valid at the Berwyn Public Library.


Small Business Owners, complete this survey to help the Library better serve your business needs.

Then, use the following links to help plan, develop and market a small business, and visit the Library for additional print resources.


Writing a Business Plan


Online Berwyn Library Resources

Available to all within the library; resident or business library card required to access outside library

Including full-text books on business related topics like management, writing business plans, and e-commerce


Resources to Start a Business


Forms And Tax Information


Illinois Professional Licensing


Local and Area Business Resources

Established in 1983, the Berwyn Development Corporation (BDC) is a public-private partnership with the City of Berwyn that provides economic development and Chamber of Commerce services to all segments of the Berwyn community. A not-for-profit membership organization that serves over 300 business and individual members, the BDC focuses its efforts on those activities that will improve the overall climate for local businesses and residents, in addition to encouraging the development of new commercial venues and employment opportunities. The BDC continually strives to develop new programs, services and events that promote Berwyn businesses and the community. For more information, visit the BDC website or follow them on facebook and twitter.


Online Business Resources