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Education and Employment Resource Center (EERC)

The Education and Employment Resource Center is a small meeting space that accommodates the library’s education and employment related programs.  The EERC is located beyond the circulation desk and the teen room, near the large print book collection. While most EERC programs support job seekers and English language learners, other programs are occasionally offered.  Consult this page to see the latest EERC training opportunities and to find links to related resources.

 

New Education & Employment Books

Click on a book cover to see more information about that book.

socialmedia No Fears, No Excuses by Larry Smith 501+ Great Interview Questions by Dianna Podmoroff The Career Guide for Creative and Unconventional People by Carol Eikleberry infographic

Want to try one of our no-hassle/no-wait e-books?  Follow this link and click “view all”: http://go.galegroup.com/ps?p=GVRL.testprep&u=nysl_ca_egrncl

JobNow

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Attention JobNow users: The library’s grant-funded subscription to the JobNow career service will expire on December 31, 2016.  If you are a JobNow user, please transfer any resumes, cover letters, or other documents that you may have saved on JobNow’s storage cloud to a usb drive or other storage device.  If you aren’t sure how to do this, come see us at the reference desk- we’ll be happy to help.  We’ve enjoyed offering JobNow service to our patrons over the past year.  Stay tuned for the release of our updated Education & Employment Resource Center website in early 2017, which will direct you to other helpful resources for job seekers.


ESOL: English for Speakers of Other Languages

An English for Speakers of Other Languages course is offered by Questar III BOCES here in the library. For Summer 2016, classes begin on Wednesday, July 13 and are held Monday and Wednesday mornings from 9:00-12:00. Contact Questar III BOCES at (518) 273-2264 ext. 7051 or email adulted@questar.org for more information or to register for the course.

Pronunciator: Online ESL (English as a Second Language)

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The East Greenbush Community Library is pleased to offer language learning through Pronunciator.  This online language learning program offers the largest ESL curriculum online, with courses taught in 50 non-English languages. It also offers citizenship preparation.  Pronunciator may be used in the library or at your own computer at home.  East Greenbush/Schodack library card required for access.

Web Link Library

Reliable education and employment related web links selected by librarians.

Education
Employment & Careers
Literacy/English Language