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Resources & Services

Research area demographics, learn about how to start or grow your business, and much more with our online resources. Or get personalized research assistance by making an appointment with our business librarian. Oswego Public Library District cardholders can access online resources remotely.

Just starting out?
Already open for business?
Ready to expand?

Just starting out?

Meet with a Business Librarian

Make and appointment to meet with a business librarian for assistance with market research and more.

EMAIL FOR AN APPOINTMENT

Find a Mentor

Vet your business idea with a mentor from Fox Valley SCORE.

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Take a Workshop

From taxes to marketing, get strategies to manage your business better, and improve your bottom line.

SEE THE SCHEDULE


Find Helpful How-to Guides

Includes resources for learning how to start, finance, or manage a small business, with sample business plans, how-to guides, articles, and websites.

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Get a Business Library Card

Business library cards are available to businesses, governmental bodies, and nonprofit organizations, that own or rent property within the Oswego Public Library District. Check out the library’s Borrowing Information page to learn more details. Questions? Contact the Circulation Manager at circulation@oswego.lib.il.us

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Book a Meeting Room

The Oswego Public Library District’s Business Center is accepting reservations for non-profit and for profit organizations meetings on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays during the school year. Contact us at businesscenter@oswego.lib.il.us for more details. Some restrictions apply.

EMAIL TO RESERVE

Already open for business?

Take a Workshop

From taxes to marketing, get strategies to manage your business better, and improve your bottom line.

SEE THE SCHEDULE

Research

Search for sales leads, research competitors, and research customers, and research customer purchasing methods.

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Get Demographic Data

Access to detailed demographic data to gain consumer and market insight.

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Build your Business Plan

Get a mentor to help with your business plan, find financing, and more.

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Meet with a Business Librarian

Make and appointment to meet with a business librarian for assistance with market research and more.

EMAIL FOR AN APPOINTMENT

Gale Legal Forms

Description coming soon!

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Ready to expand?

Learn about Incentives

The village of Oswego offers incentives for highly desirable projects in the community. Requirements apply.

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Meet with our Economic Development Team

The village of Oswego’s economic development team offers technical assistance, site selection, and other services, and can walk you through available incentives.

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