Job and Career Help Part 3 (No Library Card Needed Edition)

So you’ve made a killer resume and brushed up on your interview skills. Now what?

Start your job hunt at Job Express, hosted by none other than the New York State Department of Labor. You don’t even need a library card! Just go to our website, click “Stop Searching, Start Finding,” go to “Job Help & Testing,” and click on “Job Express”

In addition to a comprehensive job search function, the website also offers such cool features as

  • Resume resources
  • Career development aid
  • Access to JobZone, an all-purpose career tool for adults

Plus countless other bits of helpful information. If you’re looking for a job, Job Express is a great first step, providing all the information you didn’t even know you needed!

Have any questions? Ask anyone at the desk.

Tonight’s (Tuesday, April 26th) Board Meeting is cancelled due to lack of a quorum.

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 Meeting is rescheduled for Tuesday, May 3rd at 6:00pm. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Job and Career Help Part 2

So you went on JobNow but couldn’t find what you were looking for? Try Gale Testing!

Good for getting through and graduating high school and high school equivalency, applying to undergraduate & graduate school,  & job searching and accreditation

Featuring tools like

  • online practice tests & books for school & career ceritification
  • resources and articles and links to useful sites
  • career assessments
  • resume builder
  • scholarship searches
  • university and career/vo-tech school searches
  • Tutorials for Microsoft Office and basic computer skills
  • U.S. citizenship test and English as a Second Language Tests

Just go to our website, click “Stop Searching, Start Finding,” go to “Job Help & Testing,” click “Login to Gale Testing,” and login with your library card. Plus check out their video tutorials and an Excel file listing all of the included practice tests and e-books.

Have any questions? Ask anyone at the desk.

Job and Career Help Part 1

Looking for work? Thinking of changing careers?

Try JobNow!

Assistance with Resumes, Interviews, and Careers!

Featuring live coaches, templates, tips, online resources, feedback, career assessments, and more!

It’ll even explain Microsoft Office!

Check out their video tutorial

Just go to our website, click “Stop Searching, Start Finding,” go to “Job Help & Testing,” click “Login to JobNow,” and log in with your library card.

Have any questions? Ask anyone at the desk.

 

A Visit from the Hudson Valley Midwifery -Saturday, April 16th at 10:30am

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NYS midwives are licensed to care for women throughout their entire lives. Meet with Whitney Hall, LM of Hudson Valley Midwifery and learn more about the midwifery approach to care. This woman-centric approach to care is appropriate for everyone from young women seeking primary care exams and contraception guidance to women during pregnancy, postpartum, and lactation, to mature women entering menopause. This program is free and open to all who are interested.

National Libraries Week! April 10th – 16th

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Join us to celebrate this week at the library:

  • April 11, 2016 – PreSchool Story Hour 10:30 am
  • April 11, 2016 –  Family Movie Night 5:30 pm
  • April 12, 2016 – Tech Trouble Tuesday 12:30 pm
  • April 13, 2016 – Baby & Me 10:30 am
  • April 14, 2016 – Thursday Night Tech Time 6:00 pm
  • April 16, 2016 – Midwives: Women’s Care for Life 10:30 am

 

Or check out this I Love Libraries logoLibrary Value Tool, to calculate your average savings each year when you borrow, not buy:

http://www.ilovelibraries.org/what-libraries-do/calculator

DIY: How to Fix Your Car

Tune up your auto repair know-how and Celebrate National Car Care Month!

When you need reliable car repair info, turn to Chilton Library, car-care experts for more than 100 years–available on our library’s website. Find the most up-to-date coverage for almost every year, make, and model.

  • Save time and money with do-it-yourself car repairs
  • Mobile friendly interface with 24/7 access from library, home, or on-the-go
  • Look up recalls and service bulletins
  • Find estimated labor time
  • Prepare for ASE mechanic certification with test prep quizzes

Just go to our website, click “Stop Searching, Start Finding,” and go to “Fix Your Car” and log in with your library card.

 

Have any questions? Ask anyone at the desk.

Teen Night- Wednesday, April 6th from 5:30-7:00pm

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Teen Night will be held on Wednesday, April 6th from 5:30-7:00pm! Join us in our discussion of the book, The Fire Within, and then make a figurine out of clay (just like in the story). This event is open to tweens and teens who have not read the book! Teen night is a dedicated, safe time for tweens and teens to socialize. It is intended specifically for teens to experience some freedom and independence, so registration and attendance is limited to kids ages 9-15 years. (This is one program that is not open for bringing younger kids). Snacks will be provided!

Story Hour and After School Program Cancelled Today, 4/04/16

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Due to illness, story hour and our after school program, will be cancelled today, Monday 4/04/16. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Family Movie Night- Monday, April 11th at 5:30pm

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Join us for popcorn and a movie! We will be showing Disney’s Inside Out! This program is free and open to families of all ages!