The Seattle Public Library will host an orientation where restaurant and mobile food business owners can learn about food business resources from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15 at the Rainier Beach Branch, 9125 Rainier Ave. S., 206-386-1906.

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

Representatives from the city of Seattle's Office of Economic Development will be at this event to offer counseling on various aspects of the restaurant business, including how to:

  • navigate the regulatory requirements for starting a restaurant or mobile food business
  • look for financial help
  • troubleshoot an issue
  • plan next steps