Kansas City Public Library – Small Business & Entrepreneurship

The Kansas City Public Library provides resource materials and online databases that entrepreneurs and business owners can use.


The Kansas City, Missouri, Public Library small business engagement specialist is here to help small businesses and entrepreneurs get connected to the resources and partners they need. The library has books and electronic resources that will help you write a business plan, enhance your marketing, develop your staff and network with local agencies and organizations that support entrepreneurship. Visit with our small business engagement specialist during office hours or schedule a one-on-one appointment.


Get help with:


  • Where to start
  • Writing a business plan
  • Licensing and registering a business
  • How to research a company
  • Industry research
  • Demographic research
  • Statistical research

Services Provided

Business Planning

  • Demographic/Census Data
  • Market Research
  • Forming a Business
  • Market Plan Development

Libraries and Research Organizations

  • Business Research Resources
  • Demographic/Census Data


  • Demographics/Census Data
  • Market Research
  • Student Marketing Projects

Office, Incubator, Accelerator, Laboratory, Kitchen and Meeting Space

  • Conference/Meeting and Event Space
  • Coworking space

Starting a Business

  • Business Research Resources
  • Forming a Business
Contact Information
Hadzia Sa-Aadu
14 West 10th Street
Kansas City Missouri Public Library – Central Branch
Kansas City, MO 64105