15025 S. Illinois St.
Plainfield, IL 60544
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Mon - Thurs: 9AM-9PM
Fri - Sat: 9AM-5PM
Sunday (Sept - May): 1PM-5PM
The Library offers a variety of resources to assist jobseekers. Events are free and all are welcome unless otherwise noted.
On the third Wednesday, Noon to 1:30 PM, attend a presentation on a career-related topic and network with local job seekers in a friendly and helpful atmosphere. Bring your lunch, dessert is on us. Click on a topic to register through the events calendar.
More dates and topics to be announced soon!
This blog will alert readers to job and career related events, articles, tips and library resources. Anyone is welcome to post a comment. Readers may also sign up for email alerts about new posts. http://plainfieldjobclub.wordpress.com/
The Plainfield Public Library Job Club has a group on LinkedIn. Join the group to connect with other area job seekers and receive announcements about activities. Click here to sign in to LinkedIn and join the group.
Workforce Services Division of Will County will bring the Mobile Workforce Center to the Route 59 parking lot behind the Library every Wednesday, 9:30 AM to Noon and 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM. The Mobile Workforce Center is a state of the art computer lab that travels to communities throughout Will County. Job seekers can choose from the following services:
Please note that if the Mobile Workforce Center cannot park in the Route 59 lot, their staff will be available inside the Library to assist job seekers. Their complete schedule is available on their website: http://www.jobs4people.org/job-seekers/mobile-workforce-center.aspx.
The Library is a partner site for Illinois workNet, a free resource that provides career, education, and work support information for Illinois residents and businesses. A Library staff member is a Certified Illinois workNet Advisor and can assist with navigating the site. http://www.illinoisworknet.com
The Library has provided access to online resources for job seekers that may be accessed from home with a Plainfield Public Library card.
|Learning Express Library offers career test prep and guidance for writing resumes and interviewing. Also included are computer basics and popular software tutorials. Users must create a free account and password to use this resource.|
|HelpNow offers tips for resume writing as well as resume review. Chat live with a tutor daily between 2:00 PM and 11:00 PM or create an account to upload your resume for review.|
|Use Demographics Now: Business & People to research businesses. Either look up information about a specific business or create lists of businesses in certain industries and zip code areas.|
Click here and choose "Career and Job Resources" to find these resources along with other helpful websites.
The Library also offers a variety of computer classes to learn basic skills or Microsoft Office 2007 software. Visit the events calendar for upcoming dates and times.
This document contains suggested websites for career exploration, networking, computer training, online job boards, and resume and interviewing tips. Updated June 2012. Click here to download (.pdf).
Other services include access to the internet and Microsoft Office 2007 software on our public computers, wireless internet throughout the library, printing in black & white or color, photocopying in black & white or color, and a self service fax machine.