Square One Small Business Services at Mid-Continent Public Library supports local entrepreneurs through access to information, programs, and opportunity. If  you have a library card with MCPL, you have access to all sorts of valuable resources and information for FREE!

Whether owning a business is a brand new dream, or your life’s work, MCPL is committed to helping you succeed.

Square One Small Business Services

  • Seeks to connect local entrepreneurs and small business owners to the resources and services they need to be successful in today’s marketplace.
  • Includes business specialists who provide one-on-one attention, help, training, and educational opportunities.
  • Provides valuable business tools—such as online databases like ReferenceUSA—as well as vital resources in the community.
  • Hosts free business seminars led by experienced, local experts on everything from financing and marketing a venture to customer service and advice on operating food-focused enterprises.

To date, Square One has helped launch or improve the operations of more than 45 businesses. Square One is funded by a grant from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation