Business Tools Spotlights

We pay the fees for dozens of business tools so you don’t have to.

Seminars, speakers & discussions

Starting or growing a business? Join us for seminars, guest speakers, and Business Rountable discussions.


Learn how to use our free research tools. Schedule a one-on-one session with our experts.

Launch at the Library – Business Services

Launch at the Library business services include a walk-in coworking space, seminars, meeting rooms, and resources to help start, manage, and grow your business.

Our walk-in coworking space is located on the second floor of the Main Library and includes group tables, private alcoves, whiteboards, and  a smart TV for video conferencing and presentations.

Seminars, speakers, and discussions

Join us for before-hours business seminars on the first Thursday of the month and Third Thursday Business Roundtable disucussions. Both events meet from 8 to 9:30 am, with doors opening at 7:45.

Check our calendar for additional business events like the Market Research 101 series and our Entrepreneur Coaching Academy. Free and open to everyone.

Book-a-Librarian to schedule a one-on-one consultation.  No appointment? No problem. Stop by Launch Business Center on Thursdays (10 am–12 pm) to meet with our experts.

Cards for Businesses

Get library cards for employees who don’t otherwise qualify for a Champaign Public Library card.

Business Tools

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