Job Search Assistance

Need help finding your next job? We're here to help!

One-on-One Job Help

at Kent and Heatherdowns

We offer one-on-one appointments designed to help you improve your computer and technology skills, search and apply for jobs online, write or update your resume and more.

Develop skills in:

  • Computer and internet basics
  • Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Google Drive and Google Docs
  • eMedia  (Overdrive and hoopla)
  • Searching and applying for jobs online
  • Updating your resume

Available by appointment, Monday - Friday during Library hours at Heatherdowns and Kent.

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One Stop Resume Shop

at Kent

Receive online job search and interviewing tips, resume and cover letter writing help, and more. Call 419.259.5340 to make an appointment - walk-ins are welcome.

One Stop Resume Shop:
Saturdays, 9 a.m. - noon

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GED Classes

Many employers require a high school diploma or general equivalency diploma (GED). We partner with Owens Community College and Penta Career Center to offer GED classes at more than a dozen Library locations. Call 419.245.3809 for for information.

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English Language Classes

English as a second language (ESL) courses are offered weekly at our South location on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from noon - 2 p.m. Call 419.259.5395 for more details

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Upcoming Programs

One Stop Resume Shop

Saturday Sep. 29
at 9:00 a.m.

Location: Kent

Receive online job searching tips, resume and cover letter writing help, and more.

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One Stop Resume Shop

Saturday Oct. 6
at 9:00 a.m.

Location: Kent

Receive online job searching tips, resume and cover letter writing help, and more.

Event Details

One Stop Resume Shop

Wednesday Oct. 10
at 6:30 p.m.

Location: King Road

Receive online job searching tips, resume and cover letter writing help, and more.

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Digital Learn

New to computers or haven't used them for a while? For those who are a little unsure or uncomfortable, or just need a bit of a refresher, Digital Learn helps users tackle technology and gain the confidence needed to succeed.

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Features nearly 1,000 online tutorials, practice tests and eBooks to help users of all ages. Offers job search and workplace skills improvement, skill building in reading, writing, math and basic science, career certification and licensure exam prep, college and grad school entrance test prep, GED® test prep and more.

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Search available jobs with more than 20 million employers throughout North America, research industry reports, look up census and consumer data, and find useful help and how-to guides.

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Transparent Language

Learn more than 100 languages at your own pace with easy-to-use online lessons, vocabulary exercises, practice activities and more.

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Toledo and Ohio Jobs

Looking for a job in the Toledo region? Visit these online websites and resources to help you find the right local job for you:

Work Ready Lucas County: Assists local residents in earning the National Career Readiness Certificate that helps people find great jobs and companies find skilled workers.  

Ohio Means Accessibility: Disability Resource Coordinators at Ohio Means Jobs Centers implement Ohio’s strategic components, which include deploying integrated resource teams, leveraging partner funds and resources, customized employment and asset development.


The Center of Nonprofit Resources

Toledo Blade

Ohio Careers Resource Center
Ohio Means Jobs
State of Ohio

National and International Jobs

Considering a move or open to exploring the world of job opportunities? Search for your next career using some of the national and international job search sites listed below:

Best Jobs USA
Diversity Employers
Google Careers 


One Career Stop

Opportunity Knocks

Simply Hired

Zip Recruiter

Jobs Abroad
Overseas Jobs


Want to test your skills and see what career field you might be a great fit for you? These websites offer free and/or low-cost aptitude and career assessment tests: