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Career Success Starts at the Public Library: How One Library System Supports Its Diverse Community

October 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

The Career & Business Reference Services Committee is a group of Suffolk County (NY) librarians whose mission is to share and promote career services, business reference resources, and information services to library professionals with the goal of educating members of their communities. In this webinar, three librarians from the C&B Committee will present on several different business and career services offered by this group to support their entire county.

Register at: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/8705772957713156619

Panelists:

  • Sal DiVincenzo (Business Reference Librarian, Career & College Services at the Miller Business Center at Middle Country Public Library in Centereach, NY) will begin the presentation with an introduction to the C&B Committee’s role in their library system and offer an overview of the Miller Business Center, which has regional resources for businesses, independent entrepreneurs, not-for-profit organizations, and individuals.
  • Olivia Branigan (Career and Learning Center Librarian at Brentwood Public Library in Brentwood, NY) will present on the career support offered by her library for the many non-English speaking members of the community.
  • ​​Edna Susman (Reference Librarian & Veterans Testimonial Project Director at Half Hollow Hills Library in Dix Hills, NY) will discuss how the library supports veterans and what specific resources they offer veterans looking for jobs.

Join us and bring your questions for our panel!

Can’t attend? Register now, and you’ll be emailed a recording of the webinar, after the live session ends, to view at your convenience!

Details

Date:
October 21
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Event Category:

Organizers

Lisa Hill
Sal DiVincenzo
Olivia Branigan
​​Edna Susman