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Hennepin County Library

Resource bank for patents and trademarks, industry reports and consumer profiles. Also find business planning tools. Hennepin County librarians additionally are available to help business owners access and navigate these resources.


Government resources, Strategic planning



Early growth businesses (1-9 employees), Idea stage businesses, Second stage businesses (10+ employees), Startup businesses (0 employees)


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Get connected to professional resources, tools, and guidance from business experts.

Upcoming Hennepin County Library events

Artful organization: strategies for streamlining your space and practice

Get practical tips and strategies for organizing your art practice.

Business consultations / consulta de negocios

A representative from the City of Minneapolis will meet with business owners and entrepreneurs to share resources and assist those who want to start, maintain or expand a business in the City of Minneapolis.


City of Minneapolis small business support

Meet with a representative from City of Minneapolis Small Business Team to learn about their resources for small business owners and entrepreneurs. No appointment necessary.