Virtual Job Assistance

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Thursday, May 21, 2020

Virtual Job Assistance

Take advantage of the resources available at Austin Public Library's Job Portal .

JOB COACHING
Jump start your job search with a 30-minute, 1-on-1 job coaching session. 

COVER LETTERS
Learn how to write the perfect cover letter.

SEARCH FOR JOBS
Search job boards, build skills, and locate online resources.

RESUMES
Learn resume best practices and use the online resume builder.

UNEMPLOYMENT
Find resources to help navigate unemployment.

WHILE WE ARE CLOSED

QUESTIONS
Customer Service is available Monday through Friday 10 AM to 6 PM at (512) 974-7475 or circ.link@austintexas.gov .

Ask a Librarian is available Monday through Friday 10 AM to 6 PM via chat, email, phone (512) 974-7400 or text (512) 337-4893.

SERVICE CHANGES
The following service changes are effective until further notice:

  • Due dates for items due during the closure have been extended and will be modified as needed while the Austin Public Library remains closed.
  • Book drops are CLOSED during this time. Please hold on to your items until we reopen.
  • ALL programs and events at libraries are CANCELED, such as story times, club meetings, community talks, computer classes, public meetings, building rentals, etc.

HOLDS:

  • Holds that are currently ready for pickup will be available when the library reopens.
  • Customers will not receive hold notification emails during the closure.
  • NO new holds may be placed during the closure period.
  • Library Cards for Austin residents set to expire during the closure period will be automatically extended through the closure period.
  • Library Cards for Austin residents that expired prior to the closure, as well as non-resident cards that have expired at any time, can be renewed online.

PUBLIC CLOSURE
All Austin Public Library locations, The Austin History Center and Recycled Reads are closed to the public. Austin Public Library will continue to monitor COVID-19 developments with the help of Austin Public Health, the City of Austin, and its partner agencies. Decisions to reopen the library system will be based on the COVID019 situation. Austin Public Library will seek to balance the safety and health of our community with its commitment to serving our citizens.