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The Waterville Public Library Business, Career, & Creativity Center
with Tammy Rabideau
Mid-Maine Regional Adult Community Education continues to collaborate with the Waterville Public Library Business, Career, & Creativity Center to offer an array of programs for area residents who need assistance with career and job searching, including the technology skills that are needed in today’s world.
• Job Search Lab
The Job Search Lab is for job seekers of all backgrounds. You can get ideas to improve your job search, work on your resume/cover letter, and learn about education and training options available in our area. No appointment necessary just drop-in! Staffed by Mid-Maine Regional Adult Community Education, Augusta CareerCenter, and New Ventures Maine. Tuesdays, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
• Job Search Navigator
Schedule an appointment to meet with Dana Hamilton, Employment/Resource Navigator with Kennebec Valley Community Action Program. Dana is available to help job seekers navigate job search tools and other resources in the Waterville region that can aid in your ability to get a job or improve your self-sufficiency. Call the Library at 207.680.2603 or stop by the Information Services Desk to schedule an appointment to meet with Dana on a Tuesday. Weekly. Appointment required.
• Job Seeking Assistance for Veterans
Veterans of the US military can get one to one assistance with job search activities, resume writing, and interviewing skills at the Waterville Public Library. This service is available via the Maine Department of Labor’s Maine CareerCenter system. Veterans should call 207-624-5120 and request to speak with a Veterans specialist. Weekly. Appointment required.
• Job Seeker Workshops
The Library regularly offers job seeker workshops on topics such as how to write a resume and cover letter, how to prepare for a job fair, career planning, interviewing, networking, looking for work with a criminal history, and more. Consult the watervillelibrary.org web site for exact dates and topics. Registration usually requested.
• Essentials of College Planning Information Session
This interactive workshop touches on the four steps in the college process: admissions, financial aid, career and study skills. Register for a workshop at meoc.maine.edu/schedule.php or by calling 1-800-281-3703. Monthly. Registration required.
• Job Corps Information Session
Job Corps is a FREE residential vocational training program for eligible youth ages 16-24. Training is available in the construction, medical, hospitality, and administrative fields. Job Corps also offers training in employability skills and life skills. To learn more about Job Corps, call Cathy Gavett at 207-621-2350.
The Waterville Public Library also hosts or supports:
* Computing Lab of 14 computers (available: Monday - Thursday, 10:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.; Friday, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Saturday, 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.)
* Faxing, scanning, and printing services
* Job Fairs
* Employer Recruiting Events
* Computer Workshops
** PechaKucha Night Waterville
v33 Thursday, Oct. 3.
Contact Tammy Rabideau, Director, Waterville Public Library, 73 Elm Street, Waterville, ME
at firstname.lastname@example.org or 207-680-2611 for more information.
Maine Driving Dynamics (Defensive Driving) Nov. F19
with Unknown State of Maine
This five hour program covers accident prevention for drivers of all ages and is cosponsored by the Maine Department of Public Safety. Those completing the course will receive a three point credit on their driving record. Pre-registration is required. Self-Supporting Fee: $41; age 65 and over, $26
Tuesday and Thursday, 6:00-8:30 p.m
Microsoft PowerPoint & Publisher 2013 F19
with Linda Davis
Microsoft Power Point: In this presentation software program you will learn to cut, copy and paste, along with learning about different fonts to create slide shows. You will learn to import from other files like Word, Excel, and the Internet and learn about compatibility with other MS Office Suite products. Microsoft Publisher: The Publisher program is designed to aid you in designing your own calendars, cards, and invitations, to name only a few of the many ways to use this program. Students need to bring a thumb drive to class. Limit 12 students.
Gardens Aglow Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens Saturday, Dec. 7 F19
with Alicia Lemar
No need to worry about parking or driving in poor visibility on this trip! Travel to Boothbay in comfort with a Cyr Bus and in-bus entertainment. The bus will drop you off at the Visitor’s Center of the gardens. Once inside, you will have two and one half hours to explore the magic within the gardens. Join us this winter for the biggest and brightest light display in Maine! Over 360,000 energy efficient LED lights decorate our central gardens and buildings. From the lights, to the s’mores pit, food trucks and special art exhibits, Gardens Aglow has something for the whole family. Join us to experience the magic. No refunds after November 8, 2019. Depart 2:30 p.m., from Waterville High School, Return 8:00 p.m. Depart 3:00 p.m., from Gardiner (West Gardiner Service Plaza) Return 7:30 p.m. Storm Date: Saturday, Dec. 14