Are you looking to grow your business? Not sure where to start? Join local experts for a series of online, money-focused workshops in the Energize Your Business series, which runs from 8:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Sept. 15, 22 and 29.

Library events are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required.

The Energize Your Business series is designed for small business owners who have owned and operated their business for at least one year and are looking to grow or expand. The three part series will cover tips, tools, and strategies to help small business owners manage their money, time, and customers to provide a path for sustainable growth. At the end of each session you will be given actionable next steps to take and local referrals to experts to help guide you.

Each session will follow the same agenda:

8:15 - 8:30 a.m. - Networking/Ice Breaker

8:30 - 9:15 a.m. - Program

9:15 - 9:30 a.m. - Optional networking


Money Strategy – 8:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 15. Register here

  • What is a healthy business
  • How to measure success
  • How to plan for sustainable growth

Money Management Tools – 8:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 22. Register here

  • When to bring in experts
  • How to leverage technology to work for you
  • How and why to create healthy money habits

Manage the Money Stress – 8:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29. Register here

  • How to manage financial stress
  • Planning for the unknown
  • When and where to get help



The Library gives everyone the opportunity to learn and excel. Entrepreneurs can get business support online, attend online workshops and schedule one-on-one virtual appointments.

All physical locations of The Seattle Public Library are closed in accordance with public health guidelines to limit the spread of COVID-19. Visit the Library's Road to Reopening page for more information on book returns, Curbside Service and other Library services being offered. You can now place new holds on physical Library materials.