Get one-on-one assistance on how to search for affordable housing and protect your rights as a tenant at three free drop-in sessions from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 23, June 27 and July 25 at the South Park Branch, 8604 Eighth Ave. S., 206-615-1688 .

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. All Rent Smart sessions will be offered in Spanish and English. For Spanish text describing the sessions, visit the Library's public calendar listings.

Information at these sessions will include: best practices and tips for renters; what to consider when choosing a place to rent; how to protect yourself from eviction; and how to get deposits back and repairs made.

drop-in sessions will be offered by staff from Solid Ground, an anti-poverty and social service nonprofit that helps families keep or obtain housing while supporting them to overcome poverty and thrive.