At Home With Wilton Library
May 11, 2020
Wilton Library remains closed as does our returns bin. Please hold onto the materials you have checked out until we re-open our bin. All items have been automatically renewed and no late fees will be accruing. Need a Wilton Library card? Call 203-762-6334 to get one.
Thursday, May 21 @6-7pm via Zoom  Purchase Tickets Here  (book inc.)
Please join us as husband & wife design duo, stars of HGTV and Bravo TV shows, as well as parents of seven, Cortney & Robert Novogratz, discuss design secrets from their new book,  Novogratz Design Fix. Known for fun, hip, eclectic design,  Cortney will also take us on a tour of their Berkshires country home (set to be featured in  House Beautiful magazine), and answer your design questions.  Each ticket includes a signed copy of the book and admission to the Zoom program. Books will be delivered before May 21.  A limited number of tickets are available,  so act fast. GOOD Morning Wilton is the media sponsor. A portion of the proceeds benefits Wilton Library.  Click here for tickets & more info
Job-Finder Monday Edition
If you're looking for a job, a career change, returning to the workforce, seeking summer employment, or just looking to enhance your present role, here are some resources and information that can move you closer to your goals.
When it comes to job hunting, you can never have too much insight into the process. There are many steps to consider and the task can be daunting. But like anything, the more you prepare, the better off you'll be. Check out this selection of Job-Hunting & Career eBooks for inspiration and guidance. These eBooks may be downloaded in the Libby by OverDrive app or viewed online on our OverDrive page.
Access Career Help & Learn New Skills with Lynda.com
Lynda.com is an online learning site that hosts a constantly growing library of over 6,000 courses of video instruction. Courses cover a variety of topics including many types of software such as Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite as well as business skills and career development. Check out these tutorials from Lynda.com to help in your job search. Simply sign-in with your Wilton Library card number and add your pin (the last four digits of your home phone).
Get Live Online Help with JobNow
JobNow, accessed through the library's website, offers a range of career development and job search services. Spruce up your resume, practice your interview techniques, evaluate your skills and explore new ones. You can even contact a live career coach. Get started here.
Uncovering the Hidden Job Market - A CLC Event via Zoom
Wednesday, May 13 @12-1pm via Zoom REGISTER HERE
Join in this free online program brought to you by Wilton Library and the Connecticut Library Consortium (CLC). Learn to use ReferenceUSA, available through the Wilton Library website. This database is the premier online resource for finding and researching companies of all sizes and types. In this live online workshop led by TJ Pridell of ReferenceUSA, you'll discover a wealth of information that will help you expand your opportunities in the job market. Learn how to research area businesses, apply to available job openings, and create marketing plans; plus get helpful tips on how to strengthen your resume. REGISTER HERE
Skill Up CT Program
The State of Connecticut recently expanded the Skill Up CT program, a free, online job training program, to include recipients of unemployment insurance, including those who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. About 5,000 courses are available in areas like IT, business analysis, customer service, project management, digital literacy, and more. The Skill Up CT program also offers training leading to 100 industry certifications. Sign-up here.
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