Libraries in the Syracuse area offer job resource assistance and training programs. Receive one-on-one help with resume and cover letter building, computer literacy and interview preparation.
Description: Job Resource Assistance Drop--‐In Available every Tuesday and Friday from 1 to 3 p.m. At Central Library, downtown, 4th level Pass Lab. Library offers help with resumes, cover letters, online job searching, completing job applications and more. This service is temporarily suspended as the library is undergoing renovations, but I am in touch with the person in charge of the program and will update when renovations are complete.
The STAR (Special Technologies and Adaptive Resources) program provides materials and services for disabled individuals.
The Literacy Resource Center provides information, learning materials and computer programs for adult tutors and students engaged in English As a Second Language and reading instruction. The Pass Computer Lab is used for group Internet and computer training classes. The library also offers English language Conversation Classes.
Central Library offers many only resources which can be accessed by an individual, or with the help of a library employee. These resources include a list of enrichment classes, databases, tutorials and computer services.
Address: 447 S. Salina St., Syracuse, NY 13202
Phone/Email: (315) 435-1900
Services: Salina Library offers: One-on-one technology help appointments; Open office text documents: formatting; Google drive documents; Open office text documents: pictures and shapes; Open office spreadsheets for beginners/intermediate; Google drive: spreadsheets
Address: 100 Belmont St, Mattydale, NY 13211
Phone/Email: (315) 454-4524
Baldwinsville Public Library
Services: Baldwinsville Public Library offers: Jobseekers Lifeline Series / Jobseekers' Club; Workshops generally every other week; One-on-one computer instruction; Tech help drop-in; Wired Wednesday series - Each Wired Wednesday will address a different computer issue. Workshops are on topics of interest to jobseekers. Find details and complete schedule can be found on the Baldwinsville Calendar of Events.
Address: 33 E. Genesee St., Syracuse, NY 13027
Phone/Email: (315) 635-5631; firstname.lastname@example.org
Services: DeWitt Library offers: One-on-one tech help sessions - Wednesday from 3 PM – 4PM; One-on-one resume/cover letter reviews - Tuesdays at 1:00 PM and Thursdays at 5:30 PM
Address: 3649 Erie Blvd. E., DeWitt, NY 13214
Phone/Email: (315) 446-3578
Fayetteville Free Library
Services: Fayetteville Free Library offers one-on-one assistance at the Job Center. Tech Time, a staff assisted one-to-one computer lab time, is offered throughout the week. A Librarian is available to help you explore careers, create and edit your resume, set up email account and job feeds and much more. Find details and complete schedule can be found on the Fayetteville Library Calendar of Events.Address: 300 Orchard St., Fayetteville, NY 13066
Phone/Email: (315) 637-6374
Liverpool Public Library
Services:Liverpool Public Library offers: Individual eBook Angel e-reader tutorials by appointment; Individual basic computer instruction by appointment; Individual help getting started with your own Kindle, Apple, and Android mobile devices by appointment .The library also offers monthly programs on tech topics. The library is affiliated with the CNYPC User's Group, whose meetings are at the library and open to the public. There is a monthly meeting to share tips on online genealogical research, as well as a general monthly meeting where they offer general computer help and address topics of special interest.
Career Networking Group meets several Wednesdays per month from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. where participants are able to network with other professionals. Share contacts, information, resources, support, and encouragement with those seeking new career opportunities. Occasional guest speakers will focus on the job market and provide industry information. Complete schedule can be found here.
Address: 310 Tulip St., Liverpool, NY 13088
Phone/Email: (315) 457-0310
Marcellus Free Library
Services: Marcellus Free Library offers: Individual computer instruction classes by appointment; Learn the basics and get an e-mail address with Internet training
Address: 32 Maple St., Marcellus, NY 13108
Phone/Email: (315) 673-3221
Solvay Public Library
Services: Salvay Public Library offers individual computer instruction by appointment.
Address: 615 Wood St., Solvay, NY 13209
Phone/Email: (315) 468-2414
Services: Beauchamp Branch Library offers one-on-one basic computer instruction.
Address: 2111 S. Salina St., Syracuse, NY 13205
Phone/Email: (315) 435-3395
Services: Betts Branch Library offers one-on-one basic computer instruction.
Address: 4862 S. Salina St, Syracuse, NY 13205
Phone/Email: (315) 435-1940
Services: Hazard Branch Library offers: Book a librarian; Computers for beginners; Computer Instruction on Wednesdays by appointment
Address: 1620 W. Genesee St., Syracuse, NY 13204
Phone/Email: (315) 435-5326
Services: Mundy Branch Library offers: Teen resource drop in; Free information day; One-on-One basic computer instruction
Address: 1204 S. Geddes St., Syracuse, NY 13204
Phone/Email: (315) 435-3797
Services: Paine Branch Library offers: One-on-one instruction on Internet basics, email and online research tools.
Address: 113 Nichols Ave., Syracuse, NY 13206
Phone/Email: (315) 435-5442
Services: Petit Branch Library offers monthly intermediate class on varied topics.
Address: 105 Victoria Pl., Syracuse, NY 13210
Phone/Email: (315) 435-3636
Services: Soule Branch Library offers hour-long one-on-one basic computer instruction by appointment only.
Address: 101 Springfield Rd., Syracuse, NY 13214
Phone/Email: (315) 435-5320
Services: White Branch Library offers hour-long one-on-one basic computer instruction by appointment only.
Address: 763 Butternut St., Syracuse, NY 13208
Phone/Email: (315) 435-3519
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