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Alberta Employment and Immigration is hosting in collaboration with Inn from the Cold!!

Alberta Employment and Immigration staff will provide an overview of the programs and services that can help job seekers and career changers connect to work and school. Particpants will also have the opportunity to get expert career advice.

Computer Help

by Roberta Kuzyk-Burton

This program provides you with one-on-one help with basic computer questions and assistance with concerns such as setting up email accounts, working with Microsoft documents, or attaching and printing files.

This is a Drop-in program and is free with Library card. For more information, call 403−260−2782.

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Central Library3rd Floor, 616 Macleod Trail SE
Thursdays
, 6:00 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. and Saturdays, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Central Library 5th Floor, 616 Macleod Trail SE
Wednesdays, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. and Sundays, 12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Fish Creek Library – 11161 Bonaventure Drive SE
Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Forest Lawn – 4807 – 8 Avenue SE
Tuesdays, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Southwood – 924 Southland Drive SW
Wednesdays, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Thorn-Hill – 6617 Centre Street N
Thursdays, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Hot Off the Press: New Career Books for November

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Your First Year as a Nurse: Making the Transition from Total Novice to Successful Professional by Donna Cardillo

New to this revised is discussion of professional issues related to standards of care and nursing ethics, job-hunting challenges and solutions for handling quandries such as delayed career start and nontraditional practice.

Zen and the Art of Making a Living by Laurence G. Boldt

This book goes beyond inspiration, providing a proven formula for bringing creativity, dignity, and meaning to every aspect of the work experience.

Knock 'em Dead Cover Letters by Martin Yate

Highlights four types of cover letters and how to write each one.

Knock 'em Dead 2011: The Ultimate Job Search Guide 25th Anniversary Edition, by Martin Yate

The classic guide to job searching now includes new information on where to find jobs, how to pinpoint which job openings offer the best chance of success, and what answers to interview questions will most impress interviewers.

Law School Essays That Made a Difference by Eric Owens

Contains 70 real application essays as well as interviews with admissions pros and with students who've been through the process and made it to law school.

Making a Living in Your Local Music Market: Realizing Your Marketing Potential by DickWeissman

Describes types of music work and discusses starting a band, making demos, finding and booking work, becoming versatile, understanding musicians unions and other organizations and producing a record.

Strategic Networking Sessions

Are you looking for work? These informal groups sessions will show you how to create new work opportunities, exchange ideas and job leads, and meet other job hunters.

  • Where: Third Floor,Central Library: 616 Macleod Trail SE
  • When: Thursday evenings: 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

For more information, please call 403-260-2782

Drop in Career Coaching

Drop in for one-on-one help with resume writing, cover letters, and job search skills. Volunteers will offer advice and feedback while guiding you towards the many career resources the Library offers. Microsoft computer workstations are available for you to update and print your resume - so bring a disk or USB device.

Drop-in or call 403-260-2782 for more information

Free with a Library Card

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Central Library - 3rd Floor, 616 Macleod Trail SE
Thursday evenings, 6:00p.m. - 7:45 p.m.

Crowfoot Library - 8665 Nose Hill Drive NW
Saturday mornings, 10:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Fish Creek Library - 11161 Bonaventure Drive SE
Saturday mornings, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Village Square - 2623-56 Street NE
Thursday evenings, 6:30p.m. - 8:30 p.m.