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Department of External Affairs
Free Library of Philadelphia
1901 Vine Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103-1189
(215) 567-7710
FAX (215) 567-7850
Contact: Communications and Development
For Release: Immediately
Contact: Communications and Development

Free Workshops at the Free Library for Job Seekers

Come to the Central Library to learn about changing careers, conducting a job search, developing a resume, and more at Workplace Wednesdays, a series of free workshops generously funded by a grant from Bank of America.

Workplace Wednesdays are designed for adult job seekers, and are held from 6:00-8:00 p.m. in the Skyline Room, on the fourth floor. Workshops are FREE of charge.

The workshops for September and October of 2006 are as follows:

September 6 - Skills Assessment

September 13 - Career Decision Making

September 20 - Job Hunting Tips and Techniques

September 27 - Resume Writing

October 4 - Resume Critique*

October 11 - Job Interview Skills

October 18 - Library Resources for Job Hunting**

October 25 - Money Smart: Budgeting and Understanding Your Credit Report

(Presented by the Consumer Credit Counseling Service of the

Delaware Valley)

* Sign up required for Resume Critique. If you already have a resume, please bring copies.

** Sign up required for Library Resources, which will be held in the Tech Lab.

Some computer and keyboarding skills required.

The Workplace is a resource center for adult job seekers or those who wish to explore different careers. Workplace services include: public access computers for job search activities and word processing, as well as a wide selection of print materials. Librarians are also available to present programs to groups from schools and agencies on topics related to careers and the job search process.

Contact: Paul Savedow, EPR/Workplace Department Head, at 215-686-5436 or


Department of External Affairs, Free Library of Philadelphia, 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103-1189
(215) 567-7710, FAX (215) 567-7850