Business & Investment

Three rows of tables with computers set up on each side.

NaperLaunch Academy

The NaperLaunch Academy offers a focused curriculum to help entrepreneurs develop fundamental business knowledge and learn the "lean startup process." Learn more about upcoming sessions and how to register.

Coworking Space

The coworking space is a shared workspace located on the upper level of Nichols Library.   

Mentoring and Discussion Groups

The Library hosts several discussion groups for entrepreneurs and small business owners. Many of these are moderated by volunteers from the Fox Valley chapter of SCORE, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides free business mentoring services to entrepreneurs throughout the United States.

Online Resources

Naperville Public Library offers online Business Databases and other online resources to help you with your business research. These resources are free to use - just log in with your Naperville Public Library card number.

Print Resources

The Library maintains a business reference collection that can be used in the Library as well as a collection of business books that may be checked out with a library card. Business magazines and newspapers are also available.

View the Library Catalog online.

Contact the Business Services Team

Set up an appointment with a member of the Business Services team for a one-on-one orientation to the Library's business resources. Find out about our workshops, roundtable discussions, and master mind groups. Receive a demonstration on how to use online resources to conduct market research, create mailing lists, or write a business plan. Contact one of the Business Services team members by email or phone to schedule an appointment.

  1. Lindsay Harmon

    Business Services - Nichols

  1. Sarah Marshall

    Business Services - Naper Blvd.

  1. Katherine Hunnicutt

    Business Services - 95th Street