Business & Career Services and resources are now available at the Central Library at 10 Grand Army Plaza!  Please visit the new Business & Career Center on the second floor to find books, eResources, assistance and more. The Center is open all regular Central Library hours. The new Business & Career Center also has a semi-private, partially enclosed meeting space with a television display that can connect to a laptop. This space can be reserved using your library card and PIN, and you can reserve the meeting space for 1 hour intervals up to twice a month. Reserve the Meeting Space

Business and Career Center at Central Library


Our Space at the Central Library

The Business & Career Center has the largest collection of books and materials on business, career, test prep, finance, and college planning in the Brooklyn Public Library, and librarians that are trained to help you with these questions. We also have a semi-private meeting room that can be reserved with your library card, and laptops that can be used for business and career related purposes.

  • Books on all topics related to starting or growing a business
  • Books on personal finance, credit, and investing
  • Books on resume and cover letter writing, interviewing techniques, and choosing or changing your career
  • Test preparation books for college and graduate school admission exams, civil service exams, and other occupational exams
  • Books on choosing the right school or major for you, preparing for college or graduate school, and looking for scholarships
  • Financial Newsletters with investment advice, the leading business newspapers, and trade magazines covering a variety of industries
  • Specialized online resources with authoritative business and financial information
  • Partially enclosed meeting room with a television display that connect to a laptop
  • Can be reserved for 1-hour intervals up to twice a month with your library card and PIN
  • Click here to reserve the meeting room
  • The Business & Career Center has a limited number of laptops that can be used in the Business & Career Center for 2 hour intervals for business development and job seeking purposes.
  • You must have an up-to-date BPL library card and photo ID to use our laptops
  • Read through our laptop policies (PDF link)