Business and Employment Supports

Business and Employment Supports in your local library.

Work Matters at Cork City Libraries

Cork City Libraries supports the Work Matters Nationwide Initiative by providing a series of lectures and workshops supporting job seekers and business owners. We also offer access to printing, PCs, WiFi, online learning, books and research guidance. This service is available city wide.

What We Offer

  • Free membership – just call to any local library with proof of address
  • Free Wi-Fi access
  • Workshops, presentations and networking opportunities
  • Printing, copying and scanning services
  • 3D printing
  • Business and employment books, magazines, newspapers and reports
  • Books tailored towards aiding careers, developing new skills, and how to write the perfect CV
  • Direction with your research

Library eResources

• BorrowBox for eBooks and eAudiobooks. See our BorrowBox Business Collection
• Online catalogue with access to items nationwide
• Visit for online magazines, including The Economist

Online Courses

• Online Learning with Universal Class

For more information on the National Work Matters Initiative go to

Entrepreneurs Guide 2023 | Cork City Council