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Main Library to Host Job and Resource Fair for Young Adults (May 18, 2016)

 

Job Readiness Workshops at the Library

Prepare Young Adults for the Job Fair and Other Job Searches

 

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 18, 2016 – The Jacksonville Public Library will host a job and resource fair for teens and young adults, ages 16 – 24. Job seekers will have the opportunity to meet with over 25 company representatives and learn about prospective local jobs.

WHEN:          Tuesday, June 14, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

WHERE:        Main Library, Conference Center 303 Laura St. N. – 32202

The following businesses and resources have confirmed participation: Citi, City of Jacksonville, Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens, Kelly Services, McDonald’s, Northeast Florida Builders Association, Publix, Target, Walgreens, UF Health Jacksonville, Job Corps and more. Other businesses interested in participating are encouraged to contact Katie Guarino, teen librarian at the Main Library and event coordinator, at 630-0673.

To help prepare young adults for the job fair, many library locations are hosting job readiness workshops that address resume writing, interview skills and dressing for success. For a listing of workshop schedules go to jaxpubliclibrary.org/yajobfair.

The Jacksonville Public Library is committed to contributing to the economic success of its customers and local communities through education, training, workshops and job fairs.

The Jacksonville Public Library is committed to making its programs accessible to all persons. If you need special accommodations, please call 630-0922 (TTY 630-1999) at least 72 hours prior to the event.

About the Jacksonville Public Library

The mission of the Jacksonville Public Library is to enrich lives, build community and foster success by bringing people, information and ideas together. Last year, more than 3.4 million visits were made to Jacksonville Public Libraries, items were checked out more than 5.9 million times, and nearly 11,000 programs and services were offered to Duval  County  residents  at  the  Main  Library  and  20  branch  locations.  For more information about the Jacksonville Public Library, call 630-BOOK (2665) or visit jaxpubliclibrary.org.

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