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The Library will be closed on Sunday, May 26 & Monday, May 27.

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected businesses in an extreme way. Please see the business resources below to find assistance from State and Federal resources.

Illinois Small Business Administration

Forest Park Chamber of Commerce
The Chamber of Commerce is working hard to help and promote small businesses in Forest Park.

Small Business Guide and Loan Resources from the Small Business Administration
The SBA will work directly with state Governors to provide targeted, low-interest loans to small businesses and non-profits that have been severely impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan program provides small businesses with working capital loans of up to $2 million that can provide vital economic support to small businesses to help overcome the temporary loss of revenue they are experiencing.

Eligibility and application for SBA Disaster Assistance in Response to COVID-19 for employers
Tools for business owners and entrepreneurs to manage their business, their employees, and find resources on registrations, licenses, and permits.   

CDC Recommendations for employers to prevent to acute respiratory illnesses

Questions?  Call Illinois’ COVID-19 Hotline at 1.800.889.3931 or email

Small Biz in Line for Big Help in $2 Trillion Stimulus Bill– Crain’s Chicago

Emergency Small Business Grants and Loans Assistance

Small Business COVID-19 Relief Program





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