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Main Library:
Mon. - Thurs. 9 am - 9 pm
Fri. & Sat. 9 am - 5 pm
Sun. 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Phone: Main: 845-563-3600 Branch: 845-566-0460

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Career Builders

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Career Building Workshops at the Newburgh Library

Resume Writing Workshop
Thurs., Oct. 2 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
An effective resume is a key part of getting the job you want. This free workshop will focus on a resume that relates what’s relevant and marketable about you.To register, click here or call 845-563-3618.

Individualized Job Coaching
Tues., Oct. 7 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Receive individualized job coaching assistance designed to will help you access your skills, needs and interests, plus answer any career questions you may have. The counselor will guide you through  step-by-step approach to your job search, re-entry into the workforce or rebuild your resume. Four 45-minute sessions are available from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Please call 845-563-3619 to register for one time slot.

Discover Your Hidden Skills to Get the Job You Want
Wed., Oct. 8 from 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Looking for a job but not sure what you want? This workshop will help you identify your hidden job skills and the things that interest you, discover your potential, uncover what is the right career for you or see if you really do need to change careers. To register, click here or call 845-563-3618.

Online Resources

career-opportunitiesLearning Express Library
Job and Career Accelerator

These linked resources provide a full suite of educational, job skills and career development opportunities.  Using these tools and the resources and classes at the library can lead you along the path to locating the job you want including exploring your interests, learning the skills you can use, preparing your resume and finding that job.  You will need to create a user name and password to start an account that can be saved with your resume, job search results and classes in progress.


Job Now
Brush up on interview techniques or get live online interview practice from trained job coaches. Download resumes, browse a library of job resources, try out Brain Fuse to find jobs suited to your interests and qualifications. The Adult Learning Center offers test preparation (including the GED and the USCIS citizenship test) and a unique academic skills center featuring live, online tutors.

This site contains many useful tools for job seekers, including resources for veterans. Sponsored by the sponsored by the U. S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration. One-stop Career Centers are now Amerian Job Centers.

Allows you to apply for jobs, post a resume, create a job alert and more.

College Grad Job Hunter 
This site offers entry-level employment postings and job search tips for the recent college graduate.

CTI Career Search
Career information including stories on 200 different occupations, daily news summaries and interviews with career directors at colleges and universities.

Skip the commercial information and find internships offered by companies, government, and non-profits.

A directory of on-line job search resources and services.

New York State Department of Civil Service
Contains information on civil service jobs in the state of New York

Includes job listings, salaries, company reviews, ratings, company information, CEO approval rating, competitors, content providers, and more company information.  Users can find and anonymously share real-time reviews, ratings and salary details about specific jobs for specific employers.
Articles from the Wall Street Journal on job hunting, plus a database of 30,000 job opportunities.