Libraries provide job seekers with a variety of resources including access to computers and local papers, books on topics like career planning and resume writing, classes and programs, and the opportunity to network with others.
Listed below are libraries in Massachusetts that offer special resources to job seekers. Check your local library's events calendar, usually posted in the building or online, to see what's going on near you.
Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center @ Boston Public Library
700 Boylston St., Boston, MA 02116
Lower Level, Johnson Building
The Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center (KBLIC) offers job hunting and career information, resources for business owners and investors, co-working spaces, public computers, and access to business directories and industry statistics. Media creators, innovators, job seekers, entrepreneurs, nonprofits, investors, coders, and makers are welcome.
ERC (Employment Resource Collection) @ Springfield City Library
Branches throughout Springfield, MA
Largest collection: Wellman Hall, Central Library
220 State Street, Springfield, MA, 01103
The Employment Resource Collection (ERC) is a collection of books, catalogs, and brochures selected to help job seekers find work, professional training, and/or further their education.
Worcester Public Library Employment Resources
3 Salem Square, Worcester, MA 01608
In addition to the job searching resources listed on their website, the Worcester Public Library offers resume writing workshops and computer classes.