Business & Career Services

Announcing: LevelUP, a 10-week program to help Black women with low-paying jobs get to the next stage professionally and build wealth. Learn more

 

Business & Career services at BPL are for entrepreneurs, freelancers, job seekers and anyone seeking a secure financial future. Our services are designed to help you expand your horizons with workshops and programs , research emerging trends and market opportunities , learn marketable skills and digital tools, discover your career path or master your finances .  Knowledgeable staff are available to answer your questions and assist you with research.

Located on the second floor of Central Library, the Business & Career Center (B&CC) is a hub for learning and innovation in Brooklyn and features a coworking area, laptops for loan, access to online resources and books on business, careers and personal finance.

In the B&CC you can borrow a laptop using your BPL library card. We also have conversation booths and meeting rooms which may be reserved for meetings, working, conducting job interviews, and more. Get details about meeting room policies or make reservations here.

Learn more about our programs and services:

Find a job
Find a job

Resources and assistance to help you reach your career goals.

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Manage my finances
Manage my Finances

Resources and counseling on managing your finances or investing.

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Event Recordings
Event Recordings

Browse selected Business & Career Center program recordings.

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Start my business
Start my business

The tools you need to launch or grow your business venture.

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LevelUP Virtual Info Session
LevelUP Program Information Session

Mon, Jul 15 5:00pm
Virtual

Market Research Simplified
Market Research Simplified! Researching…

Mon, Jul 15 6:00pm
Central Library, Business & Career Center, Event Room

Business Entity Formation
Business Entity Formation

Wed, Jul 17 4:00pm
Virtual

Women of Future Industries
BKLYN Fashion Academy Model Casting Call

Wed, Jul 17 5:00pm
Central Library, Business & Career Center, Event Room

LevelUP Virtual Info Session
LevelUP Program Information Session

Wed, Jul 17 5:30pm
Virtual

Black Women Discussing Business
Pace SBDC Business Counseling @ BPL

Thu, Jul 18 10:00am
Central Library, Business & Career Center

LevelUP Virtual Info Session
LevelUP Program Information Session

Mon, Jul 22 5:00pm
Virtual

Market Research Simplified
Market Research Simplified! Researching…

Mon, Jul 22 6:00pm
Central Library, Business & Career Center, Event Room

Creative Business
Growing Your Creative Business, Part 1…

Tue, Jul 23 12:00pm
Virtual

Women of Future Industries
BKLYN Fashion Academy Model Casting Call

Wed, Jul 24 5:00pm
Central Library, Business & Career Center, Event Room

Black Women Discussing Business
Pace SBDC Business Counseling @ BPL

Thu, Jul 25 10:00am
Central Library, Business & Career Center

Case Study For Your Online Portfolio Workshop
Creating Case Studies For Your Online…

Thu, Jul 25 1:00pm
Central Library, Business & Career Center, Classroom

Creative Business
Growing Your Creative Business, Part 2…

Tue, Jul 30 12:00pm
Virtual

Black Women Discussing Business
Pace SBDC Business Counseling @ BPL

Thu, Aug 1 10:00am
Central Library, Business & Career Center

Pace SBDC Building New Business Website
Building a New Business Website with…

Mon, Aug 5 11:00am
Central Library, Business & Career Center, Event Room

AI August
AI August Series

Tue, Aug 6 12:00am
Central Library, Business & Career Center

Unleash the Power of AI for Marketing
Unleash the Power of AI for Marketing

Tue, Aug 6 1:00pm
Virtual

AI August
AI August Series

Wed, Aug 7 12:00am
Virtual

Women of Future Industries
BKLYN Fashion Academy Model Casting Call

Wed, Aug 7 5:00pm
Central Library, Business & Career Center, Event Room