interior photo of the Microbusiness Center at Akron Main Library

Microbusiness Center

Providing accessible business training, educational resources and individualized direction to established business owners, entrepreneurs and students. Doors to the Microbusiness Center will be open during regular library hours and may open as early as 8:00 am for classes and workshops or by appointment.

Interested participants must fill out an application - see below - prior to using the MBC and complete an orientation. This informal orientation will outline business related resources that can be found inside and outside of the library and review the Microbusiness Center rules and guidelines.

Updated applications will be requested quarterly. The MBC is for business use only. Meeting Rooms or Quiet Study Rooms are available for non-business use and can be reserved through the Main Library.


The Microbusiness Specialist, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., will be available during scheduled hours and by appointment. Linda can be reached either by phone or text at 330-802-0839 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Download the Microbusiness Center (MBC) application