Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center

Lower Level, Johnson Building, Central Library, 617 536-5400,

Welcome to the Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center

Posted on May 2nd, 2013 by gsmart in Kirstein Business Library

The Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center (KBLIC) invites media creators, innovators, job seekers, entrepreneurs, nonprofits, investors, coders, and makers to our new space. Business-minded individuals can enjoy an inviting and modern space with over 5,000 square feet of printed resources, flexible seating, innovative technology to conduct business research, and dedicated areas for collaborating on projects with colleagues or developing a new career skill. Drop by KBLIC for access to and courses in the latest video editing and production technologies. Visitors will be inspired with a fresh vibe, cool color pallet, and a variety of comfortable work tables and seating options For more information about the programs and resources at Kirstein:


Introduction to Music Entrepreneurship workshops

Posted on September 11th, 2017 by mdevine in Kirstein Business Library, Programs
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The Kirstein Business Library and Innovation center is hosting composer, Beau Kenyon, for a 4-part series of workshops about Introduction to Music Entrepreneurship beginning on Saturday, September 30, 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. For more information and to register for these workshops, check out our Upcoming Programs page at or click on the flier below.

flier for Beau Kenyon music entrepreneurship final

Programs for September

Posted on August 25th, 2017 by mdevine in Kirstein Business Library

We have the following great programs and workshops in the Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center during the month of September. More information about the programs will be posted during the month. Check out our Upcoming programs tab above or click on for more information to register for the programs.


September 6, 2017 at 6pm: Patent Pro Bono Program

September 7, 2017 at 1pm and 6pm: Design Your Own custom Logo with Adobe Illustrator

September 12, 2017 at 6pm: How to Manage Your Social Media Marketing Like a Pro

September 14, 2017 at 1pm and 6pm: Adobe CC Alternatives: Canva

September 19, 2017 at 1pm: Exploring Business Ownership

September 20, 2017 at 6pm: Financial Aid for High School Seniors and Current Undergraduates

September 21, 2017 at 1pm and 6pm: Final Cut Pro for Beginners

September 26, 2017 at 6pm: Financial Aid for Prospective and Current Graduate Students

September 27, 2017 at 6pm: Salary Negotiation for Women

September 28, 2017 at 1pm and 6pm: Navigating Photoshop


Featured Electronic Resource: Press Reader

Posted on August 17th, 2017 by mdevine in Electronic Resources
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The Boston Public Library offers many electronic resources to the residents of Massachusetts. Many you can access from home.

One of the electronic resources is Press Reader, which you can access from home. With this resource, you can find news including business news from local and international newspapers and magazines from around the world. PressReader is the most convenient and complete way to read all your favorite newspapers and magazines on one site.

Check it out today!

press reader

August Programs

Posted on July 27th, 2017 by blippmeier in Kirstein Business Library

Please join us for our August programs:

  • 8.1.17: “What You Need to Know about Estate Asset Protection Planning” at 6 in the Exchange
  • 8.3.17: “Finding Funders” at 5 in the Exchange
  • 8.5.17: “Challenger: Soaring with Christa” at 2 in Rabb Hall
  • 8.8.17: “Giving a Great Elevator Pitch” at 6 in the Commonwealth Salon
  • 8.10.17: “Business Research Resources” at 5 in the Exchange
  • 8.15.17: “Steps to Growing Your Business” at 6 in the Exchange
  • 8.17.17: “Beginning 3D Printing Using TinkerCad” at 5 in the Exchange
  • 8.18.17: “Resume Basics” at 2 in the Community Learning Center
  • 8.25.17: “Online Job Search” at 5 in the Exchange
  • 8.26.17: “Build a Website with GitHub” at 10 in the Exchange
  • 8.31.17: “How to Use the AtoZ Databases” at  5 in the Exchange


Value Line is Back Up

Posted on July 26th, 2017 by adeangelis in Electronic Resources

We are pleased to announce that remote access to Value Line has been restored.


You will now be able to access Value Line from your home or office with your library card and PIN.  If you don’t have a library card, you can sign up for one online.