H&R Block Business & Career Center

Find a job. Start a business. Support a
nonprofit. Manage personal finances.
The Library offers resources to enrich
your career and help you develop
your personal and professional goals.
 

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

From market research to business plans, we have what you need to get your new business off the ground.

JOBS & CAREERS

Resume and cover letters, live tutors, video interview equipment-we have what you need to land a great job.

NONPROFIT RESOURCES

Start with us to build and fund your non-profit organization.
 

FINANCIAL EDUCATION

Whether it’s saving money for college or a home, personal investing, or retirement, we have tools to help you do more with your money.

MEET THE BLOCK CENTER STAFF

 

Eric Petersen is the Supervisor of the H&R Block Business & Career Center. In this role he has developed many community partnerships between the Block Center and agencies and organizations that help job seekers and entrepreneurs, and loves helping Library users and Kansas Citians achieve their professional goals. An area native, he is proud to be starting his second decade of service with the Kansas City Public Library.

Kelly Mahon is the Library's Funding Information Supervisor. His responsibilities include overseeing the Foundation Collection and presenting classes on grant research and proposal writing. He works with Kansas City non-profit professionals and assists them in their philanthropic endeavors. Dr. Mahon has been with the Kansas City Public Library for over 20 years.

Stacey Mitchell has extensive experience working with a diverse range of patrons in many library environments. As a Reference Associate at the H&R Block Business and Career Center, she helps entrepreneurs and job seekers reach their goals by providing database instruction, community referrals, computer/job application assistance, and one-on-one resume consultations. Stacey enjoys collaborating with patrons to improve their research, technological, and resume writing skills and enjoys hearing success stories from those she's assisted. She is a graduate of San Jose State University's Master of Library and Information Science program.

CONTACT US

Central Library
14 W. 10th Street, Third Floor
Kansas City, MO 64105

Phone: 816.701.3717
E-mail: bcc@kclibrary.org