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Whether you’re looking to start, manage, or grow a local business, we have the tools to help you achieve your business goals. We can help you plan your dream.

Get a business library card

If you are a business owner in the Indian Prairie Public Library District, you can obtain a business library card. Your card is key to all the resources we offer our business community, including access to all of the online resources offered by the library available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week from your home computer or tablet.

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Use our business resources

Learn more about databases to give you access to demographic, learning, and financial information; tools you can use at the library including printers, copiers, scan/copy/fax service, and computers; checkout the latest technology to assist you in planning for your business from our Tech Takeout collection; use our wide variety of magazines and newspapers, and take classes just for business owners.

Book a room and conduct your business here

We are conveniently located minutes from I-55, and the perfect place to meet business associates. Or, if you just need a quiet place work, we have you covered. Book a room here

Cowork with us

Wednesdays, 8 a.m.- noon

Do you run a business from your home, freelance, work as a consultant, or just need someplace besides your kitchen table for business-related activities? Don’t rent expensive space- use ours for free alongside other entrepreneurs. Every Wednesday morning, come work with us. We provide the perfect place to get work done. We have comfortable seating & table space; scanner that prints, emails, & faxes, noise-canceling headphones, professional librarians to assist you with information and research needs, and so much more.

Discover how we can help

Learn more about all the ways we can help you. Connect with our business librarian, Shirley Jensen, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. She can meet with you 1-on-1 to teach you more about the resources we have.

Resources to start your business

Start your own business with the help of these resources.  Some of these resources require an IPPL card to access.