Jobs and Careers

Improve computer, math, and reading skills, learn to speak English, write a resume, and get small business, one-on-one career, & computer help.

Main Library - Job Search Center

Learn how to:

  • Use the computer
  • Set-up and use an email account
  • Search for a job on the Internet
  • Apply for a job online
  • Update your resume

Mondays & Tuesdays:  6 - 7:30 p.m.
Wednesdays & Thursdays:  2 - 3:30 p.m.

Please call the Business Technology Department at 419.259.5209.

Main Library

Kent Branch Library

Develop skills in:

  • Computer & Internet Basics
  • Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint for beginners
  • EMedia  (Overdrive & hoopla) 

One-to-One Tutorials  
Monday – Friday, By Appointment

Resume & Job Search Assistance
Saturdays,  9 a.m. - Noon

Please call Kent Branch Library at 419.259.5340.

Kent Branch Library

One Stop Resume Shop

Saturday Apr. 21
at 9:00 a.m.

Location: Kent

Receive online job searching tips, resume and cover letter writing help, interviewing tips, and more. Walk-ins are welcome.

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Earn It, Keep It, Grow It

Saturday Apr. 21
at 12:30 p.m.

Location: Main Library

Moving ahead in the world requires more than landing and keeping your dream job. Join our workshop lead by coaches from the Financial Opportunities Centers and explore proven methods for successful career planning, job advancement and valuable tips and tricks to keep and grow your money.

Event Details

One Stop Resume Shop

Saturday Apr. 28
at 9:00 a.m.

Location: Kent

Receive online job searching tips, resume and cover letter writing help, interviewing tips, and more. Walk-ins are welcome.

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Employment Opportunity Websites

Work Ready Lucas County
Lucas County’s  Ohio Means Jobs “Work Ready” program assists local residents in earning the National Career Readiness Certificate- a portable, industry-recognized credential that helps people find great jobs, companies find skilled workers, and our nation's economy grow and prosper.
Ohio Means Accessibility
Disability Resource Coordinator staff in 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
Job listings for nonprofits in the Toledo area.
Search for a job and/or post your resume.
Source for local employment opportunities.

Groove Job 
Part-time, Teen and Student, and summer college jobs.

Toledo Blade
Lists jobs advertised in the Toledo Blade.

Lists jobs available in greater Toledo and southern Michigan. Click on “Find a Job” at the top left of the page.


Lists apprenticeships in various professions.

Career Builder
Offers a number of search options and ways to distribute your resume.

Ohio Careers Resource Center
Click on “Search for Jobs.”
Ohio Means Jobs
The Ohio Department of Development has created a PowerPoint presentation offering step-by-step instructions on how to register and post a resume on Ohio Means Jobs - watch or print the presentation.
State of Ohio
Lists openings with state agencies in Ohio. Click on “Working & Employment.” Under “Job Opportunities,” click on “State of Ohio Job Search.”

Jobs Abroad
Can search by country or type of job.
Overseas Jobs

Search can be done by keyword, location and “top jobs.”


Websites with Free and Low-cost Aptitude and Career Assessment Tests: Use this list of websites to explore new careers, take career assessment tests, and find educational opportunities.


Best Jobs USA
You can search by category, state, keyword and post your resume.
National websites for business, job seekers, students and workforce professionals.
Diversity Employers
Tools for identifying and applying for jobs with employers who are interested in recruiting a diverse workforce.
Enter job title, keyword, and/or city, state or zip code.

Google Careers
Includes information on careers as well as current job openings. 
Nonprofit jobs, volunteer opportunities, and internships.

Job sites, newspapers, associations, and company career pages.

Job searching through social networking.

Searches company websites for job openings.
Enter keyword, job category and/or location. Registration is free and is required to apply for positions online.

One Career Stop
Links you to the job bank in your state.
Opportunity Knocks
Use to search for jobs with nonprofit organizations.
Simply Hired
Searches jobs across the web.
Official job site of the federal government. You can search jobs as well as create and store your resume.
Passive job search through headhunters.

Skill Building Research Tools

Digital Learn

If you are new to computers, haven't used them for a while, are a little unsure and uncomfortable, or just need a bit of a refresher, we have the tools to help you tackle technology at your own pace and gain the confidence you need to succeed.

Access Now

GCF provides high quality, innovative learning opportunities to anyone who wants to improve the technology, literacy, and math skills needed to be successful in both work and life. This resource provides information on more than 180 topics and does so for free through 2,000 lessons, 800+ videos, and over 50 interactives and games.

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Learning Express Library

LearningExpress Library features nearly 1,000 online tutorials, practice tests and eBooks to help patrons of all ages. It 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.

Access Now is an online learning site of over 3,000 courses that include more than 130,000 videos. The courses cover a variety of topics covering design, business, office software, and personal and professional goals. Certificates of completion can be printed and uploaded to a LinkedIn profile. iOS | Android

Access Now