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Businesses

Hi, I'm Christine.  I'm a library assistant at the Geneva Public Library.  Find opportunities for professional growth, get access to meeting spaces, and use Library equipment - in the building or check it out to use at home or work – with your business library card. Conduct market research and find business opportunities, get career coaching, and watch tutorials on business, technology, and other skills using the online resources your library card provides. We also offer collaborative working spaces and bookable rooms for meetings and interviews. Sign up for our classes on business and technology offered throughout the year.  Contact us at geneva.library@gpld.org or call us at 630-232-0780 if you have questions.

DISCOVER OUR BUSINESS RESOURCES

Create a business plan, finance your startup, manage and grow your business, develop a marketing plan - and much more - with our eResources that include Small Business Resource Center and Small Business Builder programs.

Use Lynda.com for tutorials on business, technology, marketing, management, and additional topics.

Conduct market research, find business opportunities, and search for people and businesses by using AtoZdatabases.

Get live job coaching, resume assistance, practice interviews, and more with JobNow! 

Check the Library's event calendar for business and technology programs.

SPACE FOR MEETINGS AND MORE

You can book private study rooms with your Library card. The Collaboration Zone offers booths and flatscreens for meetings, whiteboards, a mobile use bar for individuals, and movable tables and chairs that can be arranged based on your needs. 

Book a room

Library Cards for Businesses

Get access to resources including Barron's, Crain's Business Chicago, Wall Street Journal, Entrepreneur, Harvard Business Review, Forbes, Inc., and Fortune. We offer electronic versions of Bloomberg Businessweek, The Economist, Forbes, and several other newspapers and magazines.   See our complete list here.

Geneva business owners who lease a commercial property may apply for a Geneva Public Library District card by bringing in a photo ID and one of the following to the Check In Desk:

Current business lease
Current business utility bill
Business checkbook


The card is good for one year from the date of issue.

Apply for a Library card

Tablets for checkout

iPads

To facilitate your mobile business needs, we have six iPads available to check out for events, meetings, and more that are loaded with apps. The loan period is 14 days. 

Find iPads