Join Philly Career Launch for Our Career Exploration Series

By Annette M. RSS Mon, September 11, 2023

Have you experienced job disruption over the past few years? Are you feeling stuck in a low-paying job or want a new or better employment situation? Here’s your chance to take hold of your future. Join us for a Philly Career Launch Career Exploration Workshop. Explore careers that build on your strengths and interests and get hands-on experience with online resources. 

Do you like working with your hands and are a visual thinker? Then a career in construction, skilled trades, or manufacturing might be for you. Or maybe you describe yourself as a compassionate and caring person who is detail-oriented, in which case you could consider a career in healthcare. Like to play video games? You wouldn’t be the first gamer to go into coding! There are thousands of careers out there and the Career Exploration Workshop will help you get your new career off the ground. This unique session combines self-reflection, small group discussion, and information sharing.

The Philly Career Launch Career Exploration Workshop is FREE! Sessions will be taking place in September and October at various library locations throughout Philadelphia. A boxed lunch will be provided. Register online and choose from one of the ten sessions listed below:


Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

125 South 52nd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19139-3408
(52nd & Sansom Sts.)

  • Wednesday, October 11 | 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
  • Wednesday, October 18 | 10 a.m.–2 p.m.


Overbrook Park Library

7422 Haverford Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19151-2995
(Haverford Ave. & Woodbine St.)

  • Wednesday, September 27 | 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
  • Thursday, October 12 | 10 a.m.–2 p.m.


South Philadelphia Library

1700 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19145-2392
(Broad & Morris Sts.)

  • Friday, October 13 | 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
  • Friday, October 20 | 10 a.m.–2 p.m. 


Widener Library

2808 West Lehigh Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19132-3296
(28th & Lehigh Ave.)

  • Tuesday, September 26 | 10:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, October 3 | 10:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. 


Wynnefield Library

5325 Overbrook Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19131-1498
(54th St. & Overbrook Ave.)

  • Thursday, October 5 | 10:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, October 19 | 10:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.

You can find a complete schedule of upcoming Philly Career Launch events and programs on our calendar.

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Looking for job in coding
Robert Nuccio - Philadelphia
Sunday, September 24, 2023

Do you have computer classes?
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Saturday, September 30, 2023

im darnell edens and am struggle to find any jobs and i was wondering you guys or someone can help me out with that
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