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Job Seekers

The library offers support for teen and adult job seekers.

In-Person Help:

  • Job Hunt Help Workshops
    Come to our Irving Street Library every Wednesday from 5-7 for free one-on-one help with online applications, resumes and cover letters, looking for job openings, and more. Call 303-658-2303 for more information.

Brush up on your computer skills:

  • Drop-In Computer and Technology Help @ Irving Street
    Bring your own computer or device or use a library laptop. You can learn the basics: how to use a mouse, search the internet, type a document, create and use an email account, as well as get more advanced help with a tablet or ereader, the databases or specific internet searches. Please bring your devices, cords and passwords. Attend as often as you want. Call the Irving Street Information Desk at 303-658-2303 for more information.
    1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month: 6:30-7:45 p.m.
    2nd Wednesday of each month: 3:30-4:30 p.m.
  • One-on-One Tech Help by Appointment @ College Hill
    Make an appointment with a library tech expert at our College Hill branch! We'll teach you how to download e-books and e-audiobooks, use other library resources, and more. Please bring your devices, cords and passwords. Call 303-658-2603 for more information.

Online Help and Useful Resources:

Library Resources

Westminster Library cardholders have access to several library resources useful to job seekers:

  • Demographics Now
    Comprehensive demographic, business and residential data. Find our more about companies in your field.
  • Gale Courses
    Instructor-facilitated online learning anytime, anywhere. Access to hundreds of courses for personal and career development, computer skills and personal enrichment. Use your email to create an account and then log in with your Westminster Public Library card number.
  • Mango Languages
    Access to over 70 world language courses and on-the-go learning via mobile app.
  • Safari Books Online
    A collection of over 2,000 technology-related eBooks from Safari's Beginning Programming and Consumer Technology libraries. Note: The library's subscription to this database does not include options for offline reading, 'add to bookshelf' or the Safari-to-go mobile app. Remote access: all Westminster residents.
  • Testing & Educational Reference Center
    Online practice exams, study guides and test-preparation books.

Other websites

  • CareerOneStop
    This site is a tool sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor. It has tips for resumes and jobs hunting, information about occupations, self-assessments, salaries, career transition tools, job search tips, training and scholarship information and more.
  • Job-Hunt
    This site is dedicated to the millions of people who have had their personal lives disrupted by the loss of a job. It has been helping job seekers with articles and tips since 1998.
  • Monster.com Career Advice
    Articles and tips from the job-hunting site Monster.com. Includes resume/cover letter templates, thank you note templates, interview practice questions, and more.
  • Susan Ireland's Resume Site
    This site that offers tips, examples, templates, and other help for building professional resumes, cover letters, CVs, and more.

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