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Business Services

Elmhurst Public Library supports Elmhurst’s dynamic local business community.  We offer the services below to help you to start, run and grow your business. Contact us if you have further questions.

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Services for Your Elmhurst Business

Business owners located in Elmhurst are entitled to an EPL business library card which grants access to the following services:

Business Booklist



Subscribe to our monthly e-mail lists to stay posted on the newest Business books

Resources for Local Businesses

  • Business and investing research tools are available 24/7 from your office or home.  They include business directories, demographic information, legal forms, journal articles and much more.

Book an Appointment

Our business librarian offers one-on-one appointment to help you with a research project and information needs. Contact us at 630-279-8696 or complete our appointment form.

Looking for Customers?

Use our databases to find new customers and more!

Reference USA Database

Demographics Now Database

Learn Online

Take advantage of our online video tutorials or online courses.  Topics include starting a business, accounting, Microsoft office instruction, marketing, grant writing, general business skills.

Gale Courses Database

Lynda dot com database


Testimonial

For a small business like mine, the Elmhurst Public Library gives me free access to essential demographic data and public records that would cost me $100s, if not $1,000s, if I had to buy the data directly from the very same companies who let me use them for free through the library! Through these databases, I can identify, mail, or even call my best prospects from anywhere in Chicagoland or throughout Illinois. If there is a better way to build a business, please let me know!

-Bob Hedrick, EA, MST
Elmhurst Tax Accountant and Business Owner