Memorial Day weekend: Saint Paul Public Library will be closed May 23 - 25.

Small Business Resource Center

The Small Business Resource Center at the Rondo Community Outreach Library provides print, online and in-person assistance to patrons.


Free workshops offered by the Neighborhood Development Center.


  • Almanac of Business and Industrial Financial Ratios - comparative financial data benchmarks and trends for 192 industries
  • Business Plan Pro - sample business plans and business plan formats
  • Demographics Now - demographic information and thematic maps to analyze customer bases and spending potentials
  • NAICS/SIC database - identifies the NAICS and SIC numbers for business
  • eStatement Studies: Financial Ratios Benchmarks - Risk Management Association (RMA) database of composite financial data of over 761 industries.
  • SRDS - an online market research tool that provides detailed reports and maps which inform about new markets, target audiences, their behaviors and lifestyles.
  • Small business websites

About the Small Business Partnership Project

The business center at the Rondo library is generously supported by the St. Paul Travelers Foundation.