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Business Center Resources

Contact Us!

  • Have a question or want one-on-one business advice? We're here to help! Contact Trevor Winn, the GDL business librarian, by calling (810) 694-5190 or send an email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Genesee District Library Business Center Blog

Business Plan Worksheet

Career Assistance


Small Business Information

State of Michigan Information

Business Organizations (Local and National)

Raising Money-wise Kids

Purpose of the Business Center

The Robert T. Bolo, Jr. Business Center, located in the Grand Blanc-McFarlen branch of the Genesee District Library exists to be a source of quality business, career, investing, and other financial information. As the only full-scale Business Resource Center certified by the Michigan Small Business & Technology Development Center (MI-SBTDC) in Genesee County, the center provides 1-on-1 assistance to entrepreneurs as they develop a business or marketing strategy.

In addition to our online resources, the Business Center stocks current business periodicals and other print material in the following areas:

  • Banking/Loans
  • Personal Finance/Budgeting
  • Grant Writing
  • Human Resources
  • Investing
  • Tax Information
  • Legal Guides

From Your Business Center Librarian

Trevor's Book Recommendations

  • Raising Financially Fit Kids by Joline Godfrey
  • This Town: Two Parties and a Funeral - Plus Plenty of Valet Parking! - In America's Gilded Capital by Mark Leibovich
  • Investing for the Long Run: Strategies and Solutions to Help You Shape Up Your Personal Finances by Morningstar Investment Research
  • The Buy Side: A Wall Street Trader's Tale of Spectacular Excess by Turney Duff
  • The Forbes/CFA Institute Investment Course: Timeless Principles for Building Wealth by Vahan Janjigian

Topic Links

Contact the Business Center

  • Phone: 810-694-5190
  • Fax: 810-694-5192
  • Address: 515 Perry Road, Grand Blanc, MI (view map)
  • This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Trevor Winn, the Business Center Librarian, is available to discuss your business information needs during our center hours. You are also welcome to make an appointment by phone or by email.

Business Center Hours

  • Mon & Tues: 9am - 5pm
  • Wed & Thurs: Noon - 8pm
  • Fri & Sun: Closed
  • Sat: 9am - 5pm

Please note that while the business center librarian is not available on Fridays, materials remain available for you to borrow when the McFarlen Branch is open.

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