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.
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, and faxing is available at the Main Library and Rand Road Branch.
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.
We’re here to help. Make an appointment with staff or call our Reference Desk to speak to a librarian: 847-358-5881 ext. 167.