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The drive-up book drop is now open but the library is still closed. Look for more library service details soon. Due dates on items checked out have been extended and expired library cards have been renewed to JULY 1. For City of Tempe COVID-19 updates check here. For library closure updates check here. For public review of City budget check here.

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Databases

Premier online resources that are free with your library card.

Career CenterCareer Center (Learning Express Library)

  • Are you preparing for a professional exam? Are you curious about a particular occupation or looking to improve your workplace skills? Choose the Career Center and begin your path to a bright future.

Career TransitionsCareer Transitions (Gale)

  • A comprehensive career resource that allows you to search for and track jobs, create targeted resumes and cover letters, practice and master interview techniques, explore and identify career paths according to your interests, experience and what's in demand, and find schools and education/training programs.
  • Taking a college entrance or licensing exam? Use this database to search thousands of college and graduate school entries. Identify scholarships that meet financial needs. Take online practice tests and use test prep eBooks.

Find Books

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You can browse for books in the 331 & 650 call number area.

Online Resources

  • A list of the largest employers in Tempe, as well as businesses with Tempe Equal Pay Designation, created by the city's Economic Development Department.
  • Job description & resume keyword comparison scanning tool.
  • This reference source from the U.S. Department of Labor can help you find career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations. Use occupation descriptions to brainstorm perfect resume bullet-points!
  • Download resume templates.
  • A helpful list of verbs for describing accomplishments and job duties on your resume. Authored by Indeed.com.
  • A list to inspire you in describing yourself for your LinkedIn bio, cover letter, or resume. From ThoughtCo.com

Local Resources

  • Statewide workforce development network.
  • Arizona's web-based job-matching and labor market information system.

Business Resource Innovation Center (BRIC)

  • Tempe Public Library's entrepreneurship and co-working space.
  • Access to career advisors and workshops.
  • Local non-profit offering job readiness and job search support services.

Specialty Services:

For Individuals with Disabilities:

  • Employment services for individuals with disabilities.
  • Arizona's vocational & independent living program for individuals with disabilities.

Youth Programs:

  • Program assists low income and under-served youth ages 16 - 24 gain skills through education, employment, and leadership activities.
  • Career technical training and education program for young people ages 16 - 24 that qualify as low income.
  • City of Tempe youth employment webpage.

Senior Programs:

Other:

  • Develops programs that increase opportunities for veterans to obtain employment and job training in Arizona.
  • Employment options & weblinks for new immigrants.

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