Do you want to start a business, are you looking for work, or do you want to take control of your finances? Central Library’s Business & Career Center should be the first step in your journey. With a wide array of resources, services and programs, we can help you meet your professional and financial goals.


One-on-One Assistance

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Job Information Resource Librarian. We provide Resume & Career Help multiple days a week at several branch locations. Please note that these days and times are subject to occasional changes. Call the branch go to our events calendar to confirm the times listed in the link above.

Meet with experienced mentors from SCORE for free, personalized business advice. Book an appointment at the Central Library by going to SCORE NYC and clicking "Find a Mentor." Mentors also take walk-in appointments if they do not have an appointment, but booking an appointment is the only way to guarantee time with a mentor. SCORE mentors are available at the Central Library in the Information Commons Meeting Room 3 on:

  • Mondays from 10:00AM to 2:00PM
  • Tuesdays from 5:00PM to 9:00PM
  • Wednesdays from 10:00AM to 2:00PM

SCORE business mentoring is also available at the Flatbush library on the following days and times


  • Wednesdays from 10:00AM to 1:00PM

Take steps towards financial stability by meeting with a financial coach from the Financial Coaching Corps of The Community Service Society, free at the Business & Career Center at Central Library.
Learn how you can:

  • Review Your Credit Report
  • Deal with Debt Collection
  • Budget and Save
  • Open a Bank Account
  • Explore Public Benefits
  • Manage Student Loans
Make an appointment in person at the Business & Career Center.

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