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Employment Support

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.

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.

Free Online Resources

Online Courses

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.


Keep 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


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.

eBooks & eAudioBooks

Check 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!

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


Clare County Library Service


Cork County Library and Arts Service


Cork City Libraries


Donegal County Library


Dublin City Public Libraries and Archive


Dún Laoghaire–Rathdown County Library Service


Fingal County Libraries


South Dublin County Library


Galway City and County Library


Kerry Library


Kildare Library & Arts Service


Kilkenny County Library Service


Laois County Libraries


Leitrim County Library Service


Limerick Local Authorities Library Service


Longford County Library


Louth County Library


Mayo County Library


Meath County Council Library Service


Monaghan County Library Services


Offaly County Library


Roscommon County Council Library Services


Sligo County Libraries


Tipperary County Council Library Service


Waterford City & County Council Library Service


Westmeath Library Service


Wexford Public Library Services


Wicklow County Council Library Service