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Thursday, April 21 • 11:00am - 12:30pm
Helping Job Seekers Expand Their Opportunities: Library Resources and Partnerships

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Libraries are in a unique position to help job seekers. Not only can they provide information and resources, they can help job seekers make connections with other programs and services in their local community. This program will provide a brief overview of LearningExpress Library and its new tool for job seekers, Job and Career Accelerator. Strategies for forging partnerships with other organizations offering workforce development services will be shared by Deschutes Public Library and Josephine Community Libraries. Add a new job seeking tool to your workforce development resources toolbox and pick up some tips and inspiration for making connections in your community!

Speakers
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Jenny Pedersen

Librarian, Deschutes Public Library
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Patricia Snyder

Expanding Opportunities Program Manager, Josephine Community Libraries
The Expanding Opportunities Program is exploring ways to promote digital literacy and use library services to help patrons achieve their goals in the areas of education, entrepreneurship, and employability. The three-year LSTA grant-funded program ends in July. I worked at a daily... Read More →
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Arlene Weible

Oregon Federal Regional Depository Coordinator, State Library of Oregon
I am the Electronic Services Consultant and Federal Regional Depository Coordinator at the State Library of Oregon. Please talk to me about the Statewide Database Licensing Program, the Federal Depository Library Program, or if you just want to figure out what is happening at the... Read More →