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November 19, 2017

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Service interruption in the Library's Online Catalog - Nov. 19

Between 2 a.m. and 6 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 19, our Bibliocommons catalog will be unavailable for up to two hours for system maintenance. During that time, please use our classic catalog.

Library Closed Thursday, Nov. 23

All locations of The Seattle Public Library and the book drops at the Central Library will be closed on Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 23.

Library News Release

Release Date: 09/01/2017

Start a Business Workshop Series at The Seattle Public Library Begins Sept. 6

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Entrepreneurs are invited to participate in a four-week workshop series that will demonstrate how to see if a business startup idea makes sense from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. every Wednesday, Sept. 6 through Sept. 27 at the Delridge Branch, 5423 Delridge Way S.W., 206-733-9125.


Library events are free and open to the public. Online registration is recommended, visit or call 425-243-7366. Plan on attending all four weeks for the best experience. Free parking is available in the branch parking lot.


Interested in starting a business? The four-week series starts with a session on idea generation and personal readiness. The schedule will include:

  • Sept. 6: Startup basics, ideas and personal readiness
  • Sept. 13: Finding a market - product, marketing and market research
  • Sept. 20: Getting paid - budgeting, sales and estimating costs
  • Sept. 27: Putting it all together - cash flow, financial projections and breaking even


This series is co-sponsored by the Center for Inclusive Entrepreneurship at Pinchot University.


For more information, call the Library at 206-386-1906 or Ask a Librarian.

For more information contact:

Andra Addison, communications director

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