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Starting a Business in El Paso County

This guide will help those thinking of starting a business and not sure where to start. It will provide resources and contact information for small businesses starting out.

Getting Started

Pikes Peak Library District provides resources and services to help with small business needs. 

Databases are available to help with research topics such as Business Plans, Demographics and Market Research.


We provide meeting spaces for startup and existing businesses to meet with your clients or others, host meetings, or to do programs for your non-profit or business. We also offer a copy and fax center, and one-on-one assistance with a librarian. 


We offer free business classes every month with professionals from the community and library staff.


Library 21c, East and Sand Creek have Makerspace which include 3D printers, CNC machine, laser cutters, sewing machines and more. 


Studio 21c at Library 21c is available where you can learn to operate video and still cameras, record, produce and edit videos, and even check out recording equipment. 


If you attended the Minding Your Business class, please complete the following survey.