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5 Tips for the Beginning Indie Writer

by Victoria, Marketing and Communications

 

What’s the deal with indie publishing? What is it and why are so many writers skipping the traditional publishing route? Writers who’ve published traditionally for years have made the switch to “indie” (aka independent or self-p...

Events

Mission to Space Board Game Take-Home Kit

All Day1/24 - 1/30
Ralph Ellison Library
Registration
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Family Programs, Games & Gaming, Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 23
Event Description:
In celebration of the launch of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, you will get a chance to experience the teamwork, research, and planning it takes to make a successful NASA mission to space. Players will represent a team of scientists and engineers...

Disclaimer(s)

Warning: Kit contains small parts that could represent a choking hazard. It is not intended for children under 3. It is encouraged that an adult supervise children while using this Metropolitan Library System Take & Make Bag.

We can only guarantee one kit per household and per registration (if required).

It is encouraged that an adult supervise children while using this Metropolitan Library System Take & Make Kit.

Career Coach

January 24, 2022
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Bethany Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Conference Room (Bethany)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Careers & Jobs
Event Description:
Need help finding work, skills training or creating a resume?  Meet with a Career Coach on Mondays 1-5.  This program is first come, first served. ...

Career Coach

January 31, 2022
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Bethany Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Conference Room (Bethany)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Careers & Jobs
Event Description:
Need help finding work, skills training or creating a resume?  Meet with a Career Coach on Mondays 1-5.  This program is first come, first served. ...
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Leadership

Leadership skills are important in many areas of life. Improving your leadership skills in business provides more opportunities for success for you and your company.

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Teamwork in the Workplace

Businesses look for and promote individuals who work well in a team. Check out these books to learn how to be a better team player or to build an amazing team of your own.

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Work-Life Balance

In this fast-paced world, it can be easy to throw yourself into work while building your career. Be sure to create a work-life balance that works for you.

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Databases

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Business Source Premier

Provides the full-text of thousands of journals covering all business disciplines, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance, and economics. Additionally, it provides market research reports, industry reports, country reports, company profiles, and SWOT analyses.

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Cypress Resume

Create professional resumes, cover letters and reference lists in minutes by simply entering basic information about yourself.

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JobNow

JobNow features job and career resources such as chatting with a live job coaching expert, resume and cover letter templates, interview tips, expert resume review, and more.

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LearningExpress Library

LearningExpress Library contains study guides and practice tests to help you prepare for career- and school-related tests (GED, ACT, SAT, ASVAB, CDL, NCLEX-RN, etc), job and career resources to help you search for a job, write a resume, and guide you through the interview process, and self-paced tutorials for computer and internet basics as well as for popular software like Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc), Adobe Photoshop, and the Windows and Mac operating systems.

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LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn learning contains over 16,000 self-paced online courses in 7 different languages that you can use to learn more about business, CAD, design, education, hardware and software, technology, video, web design and much more. This resource will help you achieve your personal and professional goals. NOTE: To sign in, use your last name as your Library Card PIN.

Previously known as Lynda.com

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SkillSurfer Learning Library

Visit the SkillSurfer Learning Library to read lessons, watch videos, and take practice tests on a variety of subjects. Get ready to apply for college, brush up on Microsoft Office skills, learn about different careers, and study for the GED, SAT, ACT, AP, CLEP, GRE, GMAT, ASVAB, Praxis, or TOEFL.

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Value Line

Provides comprehensive information and expert investing advice on thousands of stocks, mutual funds, options, and other securities.

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VetNow

VetNow has resources carefully tailored to veterans transitioning to the civilian workforce. Visit VetNow for live help navigating veterans’ benefits, resume building, job coaching, and skills building.

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