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Looking for employment or a change of career? Libraries offer unique, free services to guide your search

 

 

Public Library Career and Employment Supports

Not sure where to start? The public libraries have a broad collection relating to job seeking and employment including how to build a CV and interview skills, as well as daily newspapers, PCs and online access to help you search for employment opportunities and prepare your application. If you have any query, library staff are on hand to help.

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Many public libraries also run career and employment related events throughout the year to help build your existing skills, and learn new ones.

Check out the online resources below, all available for free to library members. Links to each service are available on our Online Resources page.

Free Online Resources
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Do you want to learn new skills but don’t have time to attend a course? Why not take a self-paced, online course at a time that is most convenient to you?

Libraries offer access to over 400 online courses through Universal Class covering a huge range of subjects from career training, writing skills and health to entrepreneurship, office skills, web development, much more.

Library members can register with Universal Class and start a course within minutes.

ColorPNG_NOtagline_webKeep up to date with the latest news from around the globe, search for job advertisements and research companies of interest in your career area.

Read today’s national and international newspapers online for free. Login to Proquest using your library card number and choose from over 900 newspaper titles.

To access all newspapers, click on your library service below and login to Proquest using your library card number.

Carlow: http://search.proquest.com/barcode?accountid=177328&groupid=1234783

Cavan: http://search.proquest.com/barcode?accountid=177328&groupid=1234785

Clare: http://search.proquest.com/barcode?accountid=177328&groupid=1234731

Cork City: http://search.proquest.com/barcode?accountid=177328&groupid=1234739

Cork Co.: http://search.proquest.com/barcode?accountid=177328&groupid=1234743

DLR: http://search.proquest.com/barcode?accountid=177328&groupid=1234769

Donegal: http://search.proquest.com/barcode?accountid=177328&groupid=1234763

Dublin City: http://search.proquest.com/barcode?accountid=177328&groupid=1234761

Fingal: http://search.proquest.com/barcode?accountid=177328&groupid=1234729

Galway: http://search.proquest.com/barcode?accountid=177328&groupid=1234713

Kerry: http://search.proquest.com/barcode?accountid=177328&groupid=1234779

Kildare: http://search.proquest.com/barcode?accountid=177328&groupid=1234727

Kilkenny: http://search.proquest.com/barcode?accountid=177328&groupid=1234789

Laois: http://search.proquest.com/barcode?accountid=177328&groupid=1234749

Leitrim: http://search.proquest.com/barcode?accountid=177328&groupid=1234781

Limerick: http://search.proquest.com/barcode?accountid=177328&groupid=1234775

Longford: http://search.proquest.com/barcode?accountid=177328&groupid=1234747

Louth: http://search.proquest.com/barcode?accountid=177328&groupid=1234745

Mayo: http://search.proquest.com/barcode?accountid=177328&groupid=1234759

Meath: http://search.proquest.com/barcode?accountid=177328&groupid=1234765

Monaghan: http://search.proquest.com/barcode?accountid=177328&groupid=1234767

Offaly: http://search.proquest.com/barcode?accountid=177328&groupid=1234751

Roscommon: http://search.proquest.com/barcode?accountid=177328&groupid=1234787

Sligo: http://search.proquest.com/barcode?accountid=177328&groupid=1234711

South Dublin: http://search.proquest.com/barcode?accountid=177328&groupid=1234791

Tipperary: http://search.proquest.com/barcode?accountid=177328&groupid=1234773

Waterford: http://search.proquest.com/barcode?accountid=177328&groupid=1234777

Westmeath: http://search.proquest.com/barcode?accountid=177328&groupid=1234771

Wexford: http://search.proquest.com/barcode?accountid=177328&groupid=1234741

Wicklow: http://search.proquest.com/barcode?accountid=177328&groupid=1234793

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Browse the online Zinio Magazine collection, which includes a wide range of genres such as technology, crafts, business, health, science and many more for unique perspectives and insight into the current trends.

Library members can register with Zinio and download your choice of magazine within minutes.

BorrowBox_Gateway_compact_RHSCheck out the public library collection of eBooks and eAudiobooks.

If you’re thinking of changing career direction to start your own business, learn from experienced business leaders through their biographies or read up on subjects such as management and ethics, social enterprise, digital marketing and leadership.

To access the full collection, click on your library service below and login to Borrow Box using your library card number.

Carlow: http://library.bolindadigital.com/carlow

Cavan: http://library.bolindadigital.com/cavan

Clare: http://library.bolindadigital.com/clare

Cork City: http://library.bolindadigital.com/corkcity

Cork: http://library.bolindadigital.com/cork

Donegal: http://library.bolindadigital.com/donegal

Dublin: http://library.bolindadigital.com/dublin

Dun Laoghaire: http://library.bolindadigital.com/dunlaoghaire

Fingal: http://library.bolindadigital.com/fingal

Galway: http://library.bolindadigital.com/galway

Kerry: http://library.bolindadigital.com/kerry

Kildare: http://library.bolindadigital.com/kildare

Kilkenny: http://library.bolindadigital.com/kilkenny

Laois: http://library.bolindadigital.com/laois

Leitrim: http://library.bolindadigital.com/leitrim

Limerick: http://library.bolindadigital.com/limerick

Longford: http://library.bolindadigital.com/longford

Louth: http://library.bolindadigital.com/louth

Mayo: http://library.bolindadigital.com/mayo

Meath: http://library.bolindadigital.com/meath

Monaghan: http://library.bolindadigital.com/monaghan

Offaly: http://library.bolindadigital.com/offaly

Roscommon: http://library.bolindadigital.com/roscommon

Sligo: http://library.bolindadigital.com/sligo

South Dublin: http://library.bolindadigital.com/southdublin

Tipperary: http://library.bolindadigital.com/tipperary

Waterford: http://library.bolindadigital.com/waterford

Westmeath: http://library.bolindadigital.com/Westmeath

Wexford: http://library.bolindadigital.com/wexford

Wicklow: http://library.bolindadigital.com/wicklow

This is your opportunity to learn a new language!Mango_color_web

Choose from over 70 languages including Spanish, Arabic, Russian, Chinese and English. Mango languages can be accessed directly from the website of your public library service.

Click on your library service below and login to Mango Languages using your library card number and pin.

Carlow County Library service

Cavan County Library
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Clare County Library Service
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Cork County Library and Arts Service
Website

Cork City Libraries
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Donegal County Library
Website

Dublin City Public Libraries and Archive
Website

Dún Laoghaire–Rathdown County Library Service
Website

Fingal County Libraries
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South Dublin County Library
Website

Galway City and County Library
Website

Kerry Library
Website

Kildare Library & Arts Service
Website

Kilkenny County Library Service
Website 

Laois County Libraries
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Leitrim County Library Service
Website 

Limerick Local Authorities Library Service
Website

Longford County Library
Website

Louth County Library
Website

Mayo County Library
Website

Meath County Council Library Service
Website

Monaghan County Library Services
Website

Offaly County Library
Website

Roscommon County Council Library Services
Website 

Sligo County Libraries
Website

Tipperary County Council Library Service
Website

Waterford City & County Council Library Service
Website

Westmeath Library Service
Website

Wexford Public Library Services
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Wicklow County Council Library Service
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New to the library?
Simply contact your local library and join for free today!

The career and employment information resources outlined on this website have been compiled by public library staff.