DUBLIN -- A free workshop on how to get business loans will be offered for Dublin residents and business operators at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at the library, 200 Civic Plaza.

Speakers from several government agencies and commercial banks will discuss getting startup and operating loans and financing.

For information, contact Hazel Wetherford, Dublin economic development analyst at 925-833-6650 or preregister online at www.dublin.ca.gov/meetthelenders.

The city of Dublin, and Dublin Chamber of Commerce are sponsoring the workshop.

Time will be allocated for one-on-one talks with lenders.

Contact Denis Cuff at 925-943-8267. Follow him at Twitter.com/deniscuff