Economic & Workforce Development

Libraries have a vital role in supporting workforce, economic and entrepreneurial development through the materials they provide as well as training and educational services. Throughout the global recession, libraries have emerged as a critical partner in local efforts to support job seekers and accelerate local economic recovery.

This category recognizes innovations in providing resources and training for job seekers and career changers as well as support for small businesses and entrepreneurs.

An Economic Rescue Mission ›
Jacksonville Public Library
Enhanced Help for Job Seekers ›
Calgary Public Library
Entrepreneurship & Small Business Classes ›
Mid-Continent Public Library
Free Library Hot Spots ›
Free Library of Philadelphia
J.A.M. (Jobs and Motivation) ›
Greensboro Public Library
Recareering @ 50+ Expo ›
Pierce County Library System
Smart Business @ Your Library ›
Cuyahoga County Public Library
Workforce 1 Expansion Centers ›
Brooklyn Public Library, New York Public Library, Queens Library