Do you want to start or grow your own business? Entrepreneurs can get free business consulting from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7 at the Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Level 4, Washington Mutual Foundation Meeting Room 1, 206-386-4636.

Library events are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

At this open house, you'll get financial help, counseling on the viability of a business idea, or just advice on next steps. Bring your new ideas or fully formed plans to this free event and meet the experts who will provide the technical and financial assistance to empower you.