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.
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 selecting "Request a Mentor." SCORE mentors are available at the Central Library in the Information Commons on:
- Mondays from 10:00AM to 2:00PM
- Tuesdays from 5:00PM to 7:00PM
- Wednesdays from 10:00AM to 2:00PM
Call to confirm the times and dates listed; they are subject to occasional changes.
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
To make an appointment, please visit: bklynlib.org/2ArMMFA
Events & Classes
Start Smart: Fashion Your Future, Launch Your Brand - Map Your Fashion & Beauty Journey 6:00 pm, Central Library, Info Commons Lab
Start Smart: Fashion Your Future, Launch Your Brand - Upcycle, Repurpose and Design for a Sustainable Future 10:00 am, Central Library, Info Commons Lab
Start Smart: Fashion Your Future, Launch Your Brand - A Blueprint for Your Business 6:00 pm, Central Library, Info Commons Lab
Upgrade Your Workplace Skills with Lynda.com and Metrix Learning2:00 pm, Central Library, Info Commons Lab
- Small Business
- Career Help
- Personal Finance
- Real Estate
Six figure crowd funding : the no bullsh*t guide to running a life-changing campaignMiller, Derek (Consultant)
Entrepreneurial you : monetize your expertise, create multiple income streams and thriveClark, Dorie
Little me, big business : how to grow your small business, increase your profits and go global (in your pajamas)Finer, Nadia
Great jobs for everyone 50+ : finding work that keeps you happy and healthy-- and pays the billsHannon, Kerry
Moving forward in mid-career : a guide to rebuilding your career after being fired or laid offWeiss, John Henry
What color is your parachute? : a practical manual for job-hunters and career-changersBolles, Richard Nelson
The cross-border family wealth guide : advice on taxes, investing, real estate, and retirement for global families in the U.S. and abroadFisher, Andrew, 1971- author.
Meet the Frugalwoods : achieving financial independence through simple livingThames, Elizabeth Willard
Invested : how Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger taught me to master my mind, my emotions, and my money (with a little help from my dad)Town, Danielle
Retirement fail : the 9 reasons people flunk post-work life and how to ace your ownSullivan, Greg, 1957- author.
Money, manifestation & miracles : a guide to transforming women's relationships with moneyToneatto, Meriflor, 1967- author.
More money now : use your existing skills, connections and technology to start earning cash todayZechmann, Michael
The art of commercial real estate leasing : how to lease a commercial building and keep it leasedCoppola, R. Craig
100 questions every first-time home buyer should ask : with answers from top brokers from around the countryGlink, Ilyce R., 1964- author.
Raising private capital : building your real estate empire using other people's moneyFaircloth, Matt
The turnkey revolution : how to passively build your real estate portfolio for more income, freedom, and peace of mindClothier, Christopher
Landlording on autopilot : a simple, no-brainer system for higher profits, less work and more fun (do it all from your smartphone or tablet!)Butler, Mike, 1959- author.
The inside guide to funding real estate investments : how to get the money you need for the property you wantHamilton, Ross, 1982- author.
Property boom and banking bust : the role of commercial lending in the bankruptcy of banksJones, Colin, 1949 January 13- author.