Buffalo and Erie County Public Library (B&ECPL)

Services Provided

Business Planning

  • Forming a Business

Events and Community Building

  • Hackathon / Startup Week or Weekends
  • Neighborhood Fairs and Festivals
  • Pitch Events
  • Startup Drinks

Libraries and Research

  • Business Research Resources
  • Demographic/Census Data

Regulatory Compliance

  • Patent Information
  • Trademark and Copyright Information


  • Conference/Meeting and Event Space
  • Makerspace / Hackerspace

Starting a Business

  • Business Research Resources
  • Forming a Business
Primary Contact
Carol Kowalik-Happy
1 Lafayette Sq
Buffalo, NY 14203