Jobs & Small Business

Florist and Greenhouse  Addison at (now) Shattuck c1890
Florist and Greenhouse Addison at (now)Shattuck c1890

If you are looking for a job, we have a several resources for you. Check our calendar regularly for drop in Job Counseling and Resume Writing workshops or try our online resources, including JobScout to find a job or Learn A Test to prepare for one.

If you are thinking of a small business, we offer small-business counseling and monthly classes on running a business, as well as several online resources.

SCORE Small Business Counseling

Free one-on-one small business counseling with a retired business executive right here at the library.  

This service is offered on Saturdays from 1:30-4:30pm and Tuesdays from 4:30-7:30, by appointment only. 

Call us at 510.981.6148 to schedule your one hour appointment.  

Check in for your appointment at the 2nd Floor Reference Desk at our Central Library.

Learn more about SCORE.

Business Seminars

We host monthly seminars with the Alameda County Small Business Development Center  on everything from business plans to financing and management. Check our calendar

Career Exploration

Employment Skill Building

We offer support in your job search.

The Central Library has two beginning computer classes weekly:  Mondays 6:00-7:00p.m. and Thursdays 10:00-11:00a.m. in the 3rd floor Electronic Classroom. No registration necessary.


Got questions about your job search or career prospects? Talk to a trained career counselor from North Cities One Stop every 4th Wednesday of the month from 2:00-3:30p.m. in our 3rd floor Electronic Classroom.


Call 510-981-6148 or visit our calendar for more information.

Business Legal Assistance