Did you know the library can support you in starting and growing your business? Connect to resources that can help you to:
- Write a business plan
- Connect with a mentor
- Research your industry, competitors, and potential customers
- Learn a new digital skill
- Develop and train your staff
- Enhance your marketing efforts
- Network with groups and agencies that support entrepreneurs
- Use in-demand equipment and software
- And more!
To consult with a Business Librarian, contact Anne at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the Newark Public Library Reference Desk at 973.733.7779.
In the meantime, here are some resources you may find helpful as a small business owner or entrepreneur:
LinkedIn Learning–Contains thousands of on-demand, expert-led courses related to business, creativity, and technology. Log In with your NPL library card here: bit.ly/linkedinlearningnpl
NPL’s Business Web Guides–A Guide to selected websites related to business, curated by NPL librarians: http://nplwebguides.pbworks.com/w/page/5673347/Business
NPL’s Business Databases–Click on the “Business” tab under “Browse Databases by Subject” to access business research databases with your library card: https://www.npl.org/internet-electronic-resources/
Patent and Trademark Resource Center (PTRC)–Did you know that the Newark Public Library is a Patent and Trademark Resource Center? Contact Keegan at email@example.com for more information, or call the Reference Desk at 973.733.7779.
Made@NPL Makerspace for Creative Entrepreneurs–Use in-demand equipment and software, such as an audio recording studio, laser-cutter, sewing machines, photography studio, 3D printer, and more! Learn more and schedule a session @madenpl on Instagram (website coming soon). For questions, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 973.733.7779.