The Meridian Library's Cherry Lane location is open for limited services. To ensure social distancing, we will only allow 5 patrons in the main portion of the library and 8 patrons in the computer lab at any given time. All patrons must wear a face mask. Beginning June 1, we will also offer contactless pickup of library items at our Silverstone branch. Learn more
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Work and Business
Job Search & Unemployment
- FAQs about Unemployment Insurance and COVID-19
- File a claim for unemployment benefits
- Find current job openings
- Connect to trainings and other resources
Learning Express Library
Small Business Support
Idaho Commerce: find an excellent compilation of resources and information to help Idaho businesses affected by COVID-19, such as: SBA Emergency Assistance, CARES Act relief programs, Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), manufacturing, telecommunications and internet assistance, and more.
Idaho Small Business Development Center: consultants are available to work with your business, answering questions, providing resources, and advocating for your business.
Idaho Hispanic Chamber of Commerce - COVID-19 relief for Hispanic and Minority-owned small business.
Idaho Women's Business Center serves all Women, Cultures and Communities in Achieving their Educational, Professional and Entrepreneurial goals.
U.S. Small Business Administration: learn about and apply for disaster loan assistance, debt relief, and other funding options.
- BoiseDev reports on business and development news from across the Treasure Valley.
- Meridian Chamber of Commerce: follow on Facebook to catch virtual events and business news for Meridian.
- Keep Meridian Healthy and Open for Business: campaign is designed to guide local businesses in reopening in a safe and responsible manner in order to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and protect our most vulnerable populations.
- Khan Academy: free courses on career development, personal finance, and more.
- Learning Express Library: work toward meeting your career goals with modules on computer skills, standardized test prep (ACT, SAT, GED), vocational certification, U.S. citizenship, and more. Funded by LiLi.
- Pronunciator: brush up on your world language skills from home with the help of pronunciation analysis, virtual coaches, and simulated conversations. Funded by LiLi.
Ebooks and More
- EBSCO Business Ebooks - available until June 30, funded by LiLi.
- Find business and economics titles in Hoopla's ebook and audiobook collections.
- Browse Overdrive for current and classic business books.
- Find the latest articles from popular business and finance magazines using rbDigital.