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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...

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COLLEGE PREP BASICS

9/15 @ 9:00am
to
9/29 @ 8:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Careers & Jobs, Continuing Education
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Description:
The college admissions process can be difficult to navigate, but we offer the resources you need to make your collegiate dream a reality for students in 8th - thru 12th grades. Kit Includes: Test Prep, checklists, scholarships, financial aid, and O...

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We can only guarantee one kit per household and per registration.

Journaling - Prepping for College

9/23 @ 9:00am
to
9/30 @ 8:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Continuing Education, DIY & Hobbies, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Description:
Do you an idea of what you want to be "when you grow up”? If you choose to go to college, figuring out what colleges to apply to and what majors to take can be a daunting task, but the library is here to help! Most college prep begins with looking at...

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We can only guarantee one kit per registration.  Please register individually to ensure that kits are appropriately distributed.  Special notes should not be used for additional registrations.

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Teen Finance Ready Kits

All Day9/27 - 10/3
Del City Library
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Study Room 2 (Del City)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Business & Finance, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
What are you doing right now to prepare for your financial future? Your teenage years are the perfect time to start learning about personal finance, student loans, building credit and more. Pick up your Finance Ready kit at the Del City library and g...
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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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