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YMCA EMPLOYMENT SERVICES
The YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka Employment Service - Huntsville will be offering employment services at the Dwight Public Library beginning Tuesday, January 11, 2011 to provide job search assistance for Dwight residents who may not be able to travel to utilize the resources at our Huntsville location. Job search resources are available during Library hours. These include access to a computer with word processing and internet, resume and cover letter templates in Word, sample resumes and cover letters, job search information, job search web sites, and access to the Huntsville Employment Service staff during office hours via web cam.
Also, on the second and fourth Tuesday of every month from 1 - 4 pm. Heather Dix, an Employment Specialist will be on site to offer employment assistance in person. These services include resume and cover letter assistance, job search advice, career coaching, as well as job matching and job placement.
Workshops will also be available on such topics as Creating Resumes and Cover letters, Interviewing, Networking and the Hidden Job Market, Informational Interviewing, Labour Market Research, and Personality Dimensions. These workshops are on a pre-registration basis.
WHAT'S HOT AT THE LIBRARY?
E-READERS. Did you get one for Christmas? Did you know you can check out books from the Library for your e-reader? Did you know that Cathy can help you figure out how to use it? Now you know.
The Book Club meets on the 3rd Tuesday of the month, at 1.30 p.m. at the Library. Everyone is welcome.
Here's what we're reading now:
July: taking time off... August... still at the beach :) September 24: Sweet Tooth, Ian McEwan October 15: The Barbarian Nurseries, Hector Robar November 19, The Painted Girls, Helen Wecker December 17: The Golem and Jinni, Helen Wecker January 21: My Mother's Secret, J.L. Witerich February 18: The Bells, Richard Harvell March 18: The Son, Philipp Meyer April 15: The Silver Star, Jeanette Walls May 20: The Burgess Boys, Elizabeth Strout June 17: The Woman Upstairs, Claire Messud
We'd like to thank Nancy Tapley for her help in maintaining and updating our Blog! A lifetime Friend of the Library and current Board member, her own blog site, Bondi Resort Blog, was 'highly recommended' by Macleans magazine.