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Job Hunters

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The Newburgh Free Library’s Job & Continuing Education Information resources at the library and on the web are available to help with your information needs. Hunting for a job or finding a new career is easier when you have the right tools. Through our on-hand materials, useful websites and online databases you’ll be able to jump-start your job hunt and explore careers. The library offers continuing education classes on computer skills and how to use our electronic resources for job searching and writing your resume. Check the Library Calendar for a full schedule. To subscribe to e-newsletter, send an email to


Topics will include: writing effective resumes and cover letters, implementing effective job search strategies and preparing for interviews.

Sat., Mar. 18 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.


Get individualized help writing or updating your resume, exploring career options, applying for jobs online, preparing for interviews, or learning how to use LinkedIN.

Sat., April 1 and June 10 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m

Tue., April 18, May 23 and June 20 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The Job Search Workshop and Career Coaching Sessions are conducted by Gregg Knowles, a career coach and resume writer with over 25 years of experience in human resources.

Registration is required for the above Workshop and Career Coaching Sessions.  Register by calling Gregg Knowles at (845) 325-9240.

For nearby classes, visit:
Orange Works, 3 Washington Center 4th Floor, Newburgh, NY 12550


WEB VS PRINT MEDIUM (NEWSPAPER) Mon., May 15: Part 1 • 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

  • Basic tools: web browser, text editors for web, and organize your file structure.
  • Build a page around text to make it a document, adding an image, making an index.html template. Links and hypertext, etc.
  • Understand the relationship between a browser, a file and the text editor and becoming familiar with the idea of web links and hypertext.

PLANNING YOUR SITE WITH PAPER & PENCIL Mon., May 22: Part 2 • 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

  • Discover how to create on paper a coherent plan for your website/webpages –
    it will help guide    your design.
  • Understand concepts like image size, type and font styles and sizes.
  • Learn about CSS and how it defines the look of HTML.

THE WEB IS MY MEDIUM Mon., June 5: Part 3 • 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

  • Explore how the web works for infotainment.
  • Understand the ‘back end’ publishing of a website.
  • Experience publishing your website.