If you are looking for work, need help on your career journey, or just want to advance your technology skills, your library has you covered!
Teens are on a career path as soon as they begin selecting their courses in high school.
If you are a teen, or a parent of a teen, looking for career information, register for Career Resources at the Ladner Pioneer Library on Monday, Oct. 17, from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Discussion will revolve around search strategies, writing tips for applications and resumes, and time management. Discover resources that will keep your teen up-to-date with current information and requirements to achieve the career they want in the job market using FVRL online databases such as BC Codes, LinkedIn Learning, Mango Language and Small Business Accelerator. Find out additional services at the library that help with document preparation, such as resumes, too.
If you are looking for work and you are a skilled immigrant, Indigenous, a young adult, an older worker, a person with disabilities or barriers, or experiencing homelessness, come to a Delta library to find out what is available for you.
A MOSAIC outreach staff member will be available one day a month to share information about free WorkBC Employment Programs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Oct. 12 at the George Mackie Library in North Delta and on Oct. 19 at the Tsawwassen Library.
Do you need to update your computer skills, or are you new to computers? Register for Computer Basics on Sundays, Oct. 16 and 23, from 9:45 to 11 a.m. at the Ladner Pioneer Library. You will learn the basics of computer hardware and software, explore internet searching, email setup and navigation, document creation and processing, and FVRL digital content. Bringing a computer is not necessary. Space is limited. Additional Computer Basics occur on Nov. 20 and 27 and Dec. 4 and 11.
Looking for one-on-one instruction? Staff at each of the Delta libraries are resource experts; both Ladner Pioneer Library and George Mackie Library offer Book A Librarian. Let us teach you how to download free eBooks, audiobooks and digital magazines from the library, manage your library account to place holds and renew books from home, use FVRL’s Digital Content to answer questions about self-employment, travel, etc., get started using your tablet, eReader or laptop computer and much more.
Book your personalized appointment by phone or in-person at the information desk or online at Book A Librarian under Services at www.fvrl.ca.