If you're looking to start, manage, or grow a business, we have tools and support to help you get the job done.

The Business Center

Our Business Center is on the 2nd floor of the Main Library. We’ve designed it to meet the needs of the entrepreneur by providing materials on how to plan, finance, organize, operate, and market a small business.

Find a collection of resources and services there, including:

  • Experienced and knowledgeable staff
  • Business start-up resources
  • Access to our small business online resources
  • Private study rooms
  • Fax machine/scanner/photocopier
  • Free WiFi

Business Library Cards

Palatine Library cards are available to any business or not-for-profit organization within the Library District. Learn more. 

Online Resources

Generate leads, map your competition, or take classes to sharpen your technology skills with our online business resources.

Print, Copy, Scan & Fax

Copiers, scanner, and printers are available at all our locations. Faxing is available at the Main Library and Rand Road Branch.

See rates and services.

Rooms Available

We have study rooms and meeting rooms available at the Main Library. Use our study rooms for small meetings or as a temporary office. Meetings rooms can accommodate larger groups for a small fee.

Find a room.

Notary Service

We offer free Notary Public service by appointment only. Learn more. 

Make an appointment.

Have Questions?

We’re here to help. Make an appointment with staff or call our Reference Desk to speak to a librarian: 847-907-3600 ext. 167.