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:


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.


Challenger: Soaring with Christa August 5 at 2 in Rabb

Posted on July 25th, 2017 by blippmeier in Kirstein Business Library

Here is an interview with Judith Kalaora, who will be appearing as Christa McAuliffe in Challenger: Soaring with Christa on August 5 at 2 pm in Rabb Hall.


Discover the true story behind the incredible teacher, the American pioneer, and the internationally recognized heroine.

Small Business Administration Learning Center

Posted on July 17th, 2017 by blippmeier in Kirstein Business Library you know that the Small Business Administration offers free online classes such as “Introduction to Taking Your High-Tech Product to Market?”.  Other courses include “Patents, Trademarks, and Copyrights”, “Financing Options for Small Businesses”, and “How to Prepare a Loan Package”.  Check them out here at the Small Business Administration Learning Center.