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Connect online with an expert job search coach to receive one-on-one , on-demand assistance with your job search, resume creation, test prep, writing assistance, and more. Available 7 days per week, from 3:00 to 10:00 PM, free of charge to library patrons. Watch a video to see how the service works. Check it out at today.
Returning to School
Time on your hands? Curiosity getting the better of you? Wondering about something?
Considering a return to school? Tap into the Educational Opportunity Center for assistance in evaluating career choices, educational choices, and financial aid options. All EOC services are free. Call 336-909-2755 for details.
Looking at returning to school for medicine? Wanting to work in a public health office but do not have the required education? Having problems getting the funds to return to school? Check out Public Health Online for scholarships and grants to help you achieve your goals of becoming a health care professional!
Check out these sites for a broad range of subject matter to satisfy your intellectual curiosity.
Dive into over 500 online continuing education courses available through Universal Class, from accounting to writing help. Self-paced with instructor feedback, perfect for personal or professional growth. Sign up today and get learning.
Building Computer Skills At Home
Need help learning how to type? Want to increase your typing skills? Check out these sites to help build your typing skills:
Typing.com is a free to use typing website with traditional learning tools as well as interactive typing games to teach and hone your typing skills. Create a free account to keep track of your progress over time, or jump right in and work on just the skills you need. Also has a test to see how fast you can type.
GCF Learn Free is a free learning website with tutorials on computers, the internet, emails, and more! From simple to complex topics this site has something for everyone to learn!
Codecademy teaches you how to create a website through code. It has several interactive lessons for free and takes you step-by-step through the process of building and maintaining websites.
Heard of the SAGE test? The Self-Administered Gerocognitive Exam (SAGE) is designed to detect early signs of cognitive, memory or thinking impairments. It evaluates your thinking abilities and helps physicians to know how well your brain is working. Check it out through the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center site. The complete test can be found also on the NBC Nightly News site.
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