Workforce Resources


EBSCO Job & Career Accelerator & Computer Skills


Whether you're looking to find a new job in your current field or pursue a career industry, Job & Career Accelerator™ has the powerful tools and expert guidance through every step of the process. Job & Career Accelerator™ puts everything you need to land a job in one place. You can explore over 1,000 different occupations, discover the career that’s best for you, search local and national job and internship postings, create professional resumes and cover letters, practice and master interviewing skills, get valuable job-search tips and advice at every step, and organize and track your job-search progress. Training is available! Call 860-290-4330 to learn more!

e-booksEbooks and Audiobooks - Find many helpful ebook and audiobook resources on resumes, job hunting, and interviewing via Overdrive! Titles like Resumes for Dummies and 101 Great Answers to the Toughest Interview Questions are available on your smart device with your library card. Don't have one? Call 860-290-4330 to request a temporary card!
career onestop is a US Department of Labor-sponsored site that assists in career and job exploration.                                                                                                                               

ct is a custom jobs portal for Connecticut jobseekers and employers through Connecticut is the first state in the nation to partner with Indeed to create a jobs portal that is customized for the state's residents and companies. This new portal complements the state's current CTHires jobs portal by providing additional resources and opportunities to businesses and job seekers.


Freelancer's Union provides resources and advocacy for freelance and gig workers.

gcf learn freeGCFGlobal/ offers free bite-sized lessons in technology, computer software, and job success skills. No email required! Learn at your own pace from the comfort of home.
job now

JobNow- Are you looking to improve your work skills? Would you like to brush up on your math reading or writing skills? offers skills building resources for math, reading, nursing exams, ASVAB, and more, along with live help!

Take advantage of their live tutors and free writing labs, all from the comfort of home with your library card. 

In this video, we provide a brief overview of these offerings. Call (860) 290-4330 for more information. 


Khan Academy allows online learners to practice and develop their skills in math, writing, and other topics. Suitable for all ages! Sign up for a free account to learn more. 

learn how to becomeLearn How to Become's "Find Your Dream Career" can help you get an overview of the careers you might be interested in. Careers are grouped under categories like Arts/Humanities, Computers, Engineering, and Medical. Search by keyword or browse the categories to start planning your career path.      
my next sponsored in part by the US Department of Labor is a good resource to consult when researching jobs and careers.                                                                                    
occupational outlook handbook


The Occupational Outlook Handbook published by the US Department of Labor, contains a wealth of information on jobs and careers, including the outlook for growth, educational requirements, salary expectations, and more. provides a one-stop resource for Connecticut residents impacted by job loss during the COVID-19 outbreak.


ResearchIT CT provides digital access to a wealth of information and online resources for all ages! The links provided here give you free access to newspapers, magazines, legal reference, small business information, and more, with your library card! Don't have a library card? Call 860-290-4330, Monday-Friday, 9 am to 5 pm, to get a temporary card. 


Watch an overview on ResearchIT here


second Second Chance Job for Felons provides a list of companies that are friendly towards hiring those with a criminal record.
workforce council

Skill Up CT- The SkillUp CT program is coordinated by the Connecticut Workforce Development Council (CWDC) in collaboration with the Connecticut Governor's Workforce Council (GWC) and the Connecticut Department of Labor (CTDOL). You can take free online learning to upgrade or acquire new skills to help with employment opportunities.