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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.

Starting a Business in El Paso County

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. Click on the link below, then click on the database tab for a concise listing of Library Databases.


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.

Pikes Peak Library District A-Z Database List

What are Subject Guides?

  • Subject Guides are mini-websites that offer resources and library services on a specific topic or subject. 
  • Click on one of the blue tabs to the left of this page to navigate through the guide and access resources.
  • All pages are printable (see option at the bottom of this page).
  • Subject Guides are accessible at the library, or from anywhere in the world with wifi, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • You can search for information or resources in the search box at the top right of the page.