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Free Online Library Resources:

LiveBrainfuse HelpNow: Adult Learners

Use Brainfuse HelpNow‘s Adult Learners tools to get a personal review of your resume, help with Microsoft Office, GED or US Citizenship test prep, career resources, writing help, live tutoring and more.

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LearningExpress Library: Career Preparation

Make your work goals a reality—start a new career or advance in your current field. Use LearningExpress Library to explore careers, improve job search and workplace skills, or prepare for over a dozen different  career exams like nursing, real estate, cosmetology, or CDL.

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Wisconsin’s Digital Library (Via Libby or OverDrive)

Find eBooks and digital audiobooks on all sorts of topics. Whether you’re looking for an entertaining novel or a book that will help you prepare for an interview, switch careers, or craft the perfect resume, it’s all here. Download the Libby App or visit wplc.overdrive.com.

Gale Courses

Over 350 free online courses in professional development, technology skills, and personal development. Most classes are six-weeks-long and take an average of 24 hours to complete. Learn more about Gale Courses. Free with your local library card! (Does not work with a temporary online card.)

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Resume Writing Workshop

Discover the secret to transforming your tired, boring resume into a powerful tool that will get you interviews.

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12 Steps to a Successful Job Search

World-renowned author and career advisor shows you how to get the job you want quickly and easily and in any economy.

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Listen to Your Heart, and Success Will Follow

Design a life that makes you happy by learning how you can use work to express yourself and share your interests and talents.

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LinkedIn Learning

Thousands of video tutorials taught by industry experts help you to acquire software, creative, and business skills. Learn more about LinkedIn LearningFree with your local library card – be sure to use our log in portal!

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Cover Letter Tips with Jenny Foss

Get tips on how to tie your strengths to what the employer is seeking, explain missing skills, address a career gap, ensure that decision-makers actually read your letter, and land the interview.

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Writing a Cover Letter with Jenny Foss

Explore the elements of an exceptional cover letter and learn how to craft a killer lead, provide direct evidence for why your skills align with a position and close on a strong note.

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Managing Stress and Building Resilience, While Job Hunting with Careercake

Learn how to artfully manage two of the most significant emotional challenges that job hunters face: managing stress and remaining resilient.

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Resume Makeover with Jenny Foss

Learn to condense years of experience into a compelling marketing document, address resume gaps and job hops, and choose the right format for the final document.

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Writing a Resume with Stacey Gordon

Start with the basics of resume writing for job seekers, then snag a few extra job search basics such as identifying companies to work for and determining fit.

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Designing a Resume with Steve Harris

Learn three different approaches to make your resume stand out. Master smart strategies for organizing your content and highlighting your most impressive qualifications.

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Instant Library Card & How to Reserve Items for Pick-up

Library Cards
Get and instant digital library card online now! Use it to reserve materials online for in-person pick-up, access ebooks & digital audiobooks, and for most of the library’s online resources.

Library Item Search
Search our catalog for books, music, movies, kits, eBooks, eAudiobooks, eComics, music, & streaming video/tv. Searches you may find helpful: “Interview Tips”, “Resumes”, “Cover Letters”, “Career Planning”, or “job search”.
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Reserving Items for Pick-up

  1. Perform a search for the item or items you want.
  2. From the Search Results page, navigate to the item you want to place on hold and click Place Hold.
  3. Log in, if prompted.
  4. Select the pickup library from the drop-down list and click Place Hold.