We are preparing the building to reopen to the public for a few days a week starting mid- to late-September. The library has new capacity limits so that we can maintain social distancing, and wearing masks or face coverings will be required. Virtual programming, curbside pick-up, and outside services will continue. Stay tuned for details!

Stocks & Investing

The Library subscribes to Value Line, a database from one of the country's most trusted investment research companies that contains a wide-range of information on 100s of stocks as well as screening tools and educational materials for those new to investing. The links below represent a variety of perspectives and are provided to assist the public in understanding and navigating the current investment landscape.

Brokerage Sites

Many of these trading sites have apps that allow you to trade on a variety of mobile devices. Search the names below in your device's app store to find out if the broker you're looking at has one. The cost of trading varies from site to site. Invest at your own risk.

Charles Schwab



Interactive Brokers

Options House



TD Ameritrade


Important Investing & Finance Info

Commodities Information

Credit ratings (S&P Capital IQ)

Dividend history 

Dividend information

Moneychimp -- investing basics

Investing definitions (Investopedia)

Investing defintions (Finance Reference)


Simulated Trading

These types of sites and mobile apps will help you learn how to trade without having to risk actual money. Great for first-time investors or those wanting to test a new trading strategy.


Market Watch

Stock Market Simulator - Google Play Store

Stock Wars - Apple App Store

Trade Hero - Apple App StoreGoogle Play Store 

Wall Street Survivor


Stock-Specific Sites

24/7 Wall Street

Investor Place


The Motley Fool

The Street