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

Library staff can help whether you already have a business or want to start one. We have the expertise and tools to help you: learn about the business you’re interested in; know your competition; define your overall goals; and create a business plan.

Interested participants must fill out an application - see below - and complete an orientation prior to using the MBC. 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.

Please be sure to keep your membership information updated with any changes to your contact or business venture information by contacting the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 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.

Membership Application

Follow this link to fill out our Microbusiness Center membership application online.

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