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lynda.com

  • learn the skills you need to achieve your full potential
  • learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals.
  • You will need your Washoe County Library card number and PIN to access this service.

JobNow

  • expert résumé resources and review
  • live interview coach and online interview preparation resources
  • career coaching, assessment, and job search

LearningExpress 3.0

  • job search and workplace skills improvement
  • skill building in reading, writing, math, and basic science
  • career certification and licensure exam prep, college and grad school entrance prep, GED test prep, and more.
  • computer skills improvement for popular software and hardware 

ReferenceUSA

  • search nationwide job listings
  • find company information and research executives

Glassdoor

  • search nationwide job listings
  • read company reviews
  • salary information & interview insights
  • all resources available without an account when coming from the library website

Other library resources

  • Free Wifi network access
  • Public Internet stations
  • Résumé creation software at some branches
  • computer skills classes
  • document printing and scanning
  • public fax service at some branches

Contact the library for details on individual branch offerings.

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Other Resources Online

  • Employment Security Division - Offers job placement and training opportunities to Nevada businesses and workers and information on filing unemployment claims.
  • JOIN, Inc. - A private, non-profit job training agency designed to help individuals gain or improve the skills they need for the local labor market.  JOIN provides a range of services in eight branch offices across Northern Nevada. 
  • O*NET Online - Has detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers, and more! O*NET is the nation's primary source of occupational information.
  • NV-APPS job home page- Create a personal work profile of education, employment history, availability, and other items to facilitate application to State of Nevada.  Find current job announcements for the state.
  • Nevada Dept of Employment, Training And Rehabilitation - Find information on unemployment benefit claims and more.
  • NV Department of Personnel - Find State of Nevada job opportunities and assistance information for current State of Nevada employees.
  • NevadaEmployerHelp.com - Connects employers with resources to recruit skilled employees, train existing staff, and receive human resource assistance at little or no cost to employers.
  • Nevada JobConnect - Nevada JobConnect is a statewide network that connects businesses with employees, all in one convenient system.
  • Nevadaworks - Funds qualified training providers to offer education and work skills development to adults and youth who are underemployed or unemployed.
  • State of Nevada - Find websites for job opportunities in Nevada and answers to frequently asked questions about working in Nevada.
  • Veteran Services - Provides job search workshops, assessment and guidance services, and labor market information for veterans.
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We're All Wonders

R. J. Palacio

Dragonwatch: A Fablehaven adventure

Brandon Mull

Middle School: Escape to Australia

James Patterson

The Width of the World (Vega Jane #3)

David Baldacci

The Story of Arthur Truluv

Elizabeth Berg

Paradise Valley

C.J. Box

Deadfall

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Look Behind You

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The Late Show

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A Distant View of Everything

Alexander McCall-Smith

The Breakdown

B.A. Paris

Blame

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Two Nights

Kathy Reichs

Some Kind of Hero

Suzanne Brockmann

Beautiful Tempest

Johanna Lindsey

Wired

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The Reason You're Alive

Matthew Quick

Persons Unknown

Susie Steiner

Thief of Hearts

Tess Gerritsen

The Dark Prophecy - The Trials of Apollo #2

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Brain Maker: The Power of Gut Microbes to Heal and Protect Your Brain - for Life

David Perlmutter

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Anything is Possible

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The Stars are Fire

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Killer of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI

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The Shadow Land

Elizabeth Kostova

Waking Gods: Book 2 of the Themis Files

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A Twist in Time

Julie McElwain

Miss You

Kate Eberlen

The Women in the Castle

Jessica Shattuck

The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley

Hannah Tinti

Old School: Life in the Sane Lane

Bill O'Reilly

Wired to Eat

Robb Wolf

Vicious Circle

C.J. Box

Joy the Baker Over Easy: Sweet and Savory Recipes for Leisurely Days

Joy Wilson

The Greatest Story Ever Told So Far: Why Are We Here?

Lawrence M. Krauss

We Were the Lucky Ones

Georgia Hunter

The Spy

Paolo Coelho

The Princess Diarist

Carrie Fisher

Moonglow

Michael Chabon

Night School

Lee Child

The Wanderers

Meg Howrey

In This Grave Hour

Jacqueline Winspear

Eggshells

Caitriona Lally

The Cutthroat

Clive Cussler

Say Nothing

Brad Parks

The Hearts of Men

Nickolas Butler

From This Day

Nora Roberts

Bone Box

Faye Kellerman

Banana Cream Pie Murder

Joanne Fluke

Setting Free the Kites

Alex George

A Piece of the World

Christina Baker Kline

Heartbreak Hotel

Jonathan Kellerman

Gilded Cage

Vic James

The Chilbury Ladies' Choir

Jennifer Ryan

Revelation

Robert B. Parker

My Not So Perfect Life

Sophie Kinsella

Garden of Lamentations

Deborah Crombie

Echoes in Death

J.D. Robb

Dangerous Games

Danielle Steel

All Our Wrong Todays

Elan Mastai

Power Game

Christine Feehan

Clownfish Blues

Tim Dorsey

The Mistress

Danielle Steel

Below the Belt

Stuart Woods

Curtain of Death

W.E.B. Griffin

True Faith and Allegiance

Tom Clancy

Babylon's Ashes

James S.A. Corey

The Whole Town's Talking

Fannie Flagg

Cross the Line

James Patterson

Turbo Twenty-three

Janet Evanovich

Odessa Sea

Clive Cussler

No Man's Land

David Baldacci

Chaos: A Scarpetta Novel

Patricia Cornwell

This Was a Man

Jeffrey ARcher

The 15th Affair

James Patterson

The Wrong Side of Goodbye

Michael Connelly

The Stranger in the Woods

Michael Finkel

Norse Mythology

Neil Gaiman

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Timothy Ferris

We're All Wonders

R. J. Palacio

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Brandon Mull

Middle School: Escape to Australia

James Patterson

The Width of the World (Vega Jane #3)

David Baldacci

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Victoria Kann

The Gutsy Girl: Escapades For Your Life of Adventure

Caroline Paul

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Brandon Mull

The Apprentice's Quest

Erin Hunter

The Dark Prophecy - The Trials of Apollo #2

Rick Riordan

Double Down (Diary of a Wimpy Kid #11)

Jeff Kinney

A Court of Wings and Ruin

Sarah J. Maas

Strange the Dreamer

Laini Taylor

Stranger Than Fanfiction

Chris Colfer

The Last of August

Brittany Cavallero

King's Cage

Victoria Aveyard

The Way I Used To Be

Amber Smith

A Tyranny of Petticoats

A Study in Charlotte

Brittany Cavallaro

Snow Job

Charles Benoit

The Lifeboat Clique

Kathy Parks

The Leaving Season

Cat Jordan

Into the Dim

Janet Taylor

The Great Hunt

Wendy Higgins

The Forbidden Orchid

Sharon Biggs Waller

The Blood Passage

Heather Demetrios