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Start a business: Workshop series at Seattle Public Library

December 30th, 2017 · No Comments

Interested in starting a business? Three locations of The Seattle Public Library have a four-week workshop series called “First Step: Does Your Business Idea Make Sense?” It starts with a session on generating business ideas and personal readiness, and then helps you put together a business plan.


  • Week 1: Startup basics — ideas and personal readiness
  • Week 2: Finding a market — product, marketing and market research
  • Week 3: Getting paid — budgeting, sales and estimating costs
  • Week 4: Putting it all together — cash flow, financial projections and breaking even

Library events are free and open to the public. Registration is recommended, visit or call 425-243-7366. Plan to attend all four weeks for the best experience.


Delridge Branch, 5423 Delridge Way S.W., 206-733-9125.

Rainier Beach Branch, 9125 Rainier Ave. S., 206-386-1906.

Beacon Hill Branch, 2821 Beacon Ave. S., 206-684-4711.

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

For more information, call the Library at 206-386-4636, visit our Library to Business page, or Ask a Librarian.