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Small Business Resources
The Small Business Center located on the second floor in the North Richland Hills Library offers expert guidance, access to valuable resources and education for current small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs. Book an appointment today to start getting answers to your business questions. 

Tarrant County Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
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The Tarrant SBDC counselors assist existing and prospective small business owners by offering a wide variety of services that include one-on-one advising, assistance with financing, accounting, market research, business plan development and marketing.

Partnering with local agencies and organizations, the SBDC provides entrepreneurs with valuable connections and resources to help them start and grow sustainable successful businesses.

Through the North Texas SBDC regional network, SBDC counselors are also able to provide assistance in government contracting, international trade, and technology commercialization.

Schedule an Appointment
Request an appointment online or call the Tarrant SBDC at 817-515-2603. The Library's in-house SBDC  adviser is Cynthia Harnest, 817-515-2608.

Service Corps Of Retired Executives (SCORE)
SCORE is the Service Corps Of Retired Executives, an affiliate partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration. "Counselors to America's Small Business," SCORE is the best source of free and confidential small business advice to help you build your business—from idea to start-up to success.

What Is Offered
SCORE volunteers offer expert, confidential, one-on-one counseling and guidance to small businesses or people thinking of starting a business. 

Schedule an Appointment
Call the SCORE main office at 817-871-6002 to schedule an appointment.  

Other Small Business Resources

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The Maker Spot is a 4,000 sq. ft. community workspace inside of the North Richland Hills Library. Get access to equipment like sewing machines, 3D printers, iMacs with the Adobe Creative Suite and large format printers that can help you rapidly prototype, create samples or design business cards. Free classes are offered on a variety of subjects that can help you grow your skills and learn new things that can help you run your business. All you need is your library card.

Database Resources

The Library offers access to a variety of business databases that can assist business owners in completing market research, finding competitors or staying up to date on the latest business news.