Entrepreneurs can make an appointment with a librarian trained in business reference and market research at two locations of The Seattle Public Library in July and August.

Library events are free and open to the public. Registration is required. Visit or call the Library branch to sign up. Appointments are available for up to one hour.

Librarians will work with entrepreneurs at all stages of business development to find information and data for planning a business or operating a current business. The Library has print and digital resources that can help with many kinds of business questions, including finding industry information, writing a business plan, sizing a market and identifying customers.

Times, dates and locations are as follows.

South Park Branch, 8604 Eighth Ave. S., 206-615-1688

2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursdays, July 6, 13, 20 and 27

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

2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Aug. 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29