Programs, Services, and Departments

Workplace

The Workplace in Parkway Central Library offers group class instruction and one-on-one instruction by appointment in the use of these resources. Since 1987, Workplace has provided current information and resources on changing careers, job searching techniques, and emerging employment fields to help career changers and job seekers achieve their goals.

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Languages and Learning Center

The Languages and Learning Center supports the individual literacy and learning goals of Philadelphia's adults. The Center offers programs and resources for Adult Basic Education, Adult Secondary Education, English-language learning and world-language learning. We also offer digital literacy and workforce development resources.

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Philly Career Launch

A new Free Library initiative that helps job seekers launch a career. Explore new career pathways, identify training programs that lead to family-sustaining positions, and make meaningful connections with employers and industry experts in Health Care, Information Technology (IT), Manufacturing, and Construction and Skilled Trades.

Philly Career Launch is made possible by PECO and Citizens Charitable Foundation.

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These programs and services were made possible in part by

  • Institute of Museum and Library Services
  • COMCAST NBCUNIVERSAL
  • PECO ® An Exelon Company
  • Citizens Charitable Foundation ™