December 6, 2022

Business and career programs are presented free each month at Hennepin County Library.  The following programs are scheduled in June at your local library.  For the complete program calendar, visit or call your library or go online to www.hclib.org
Hennepin County Library – Brookdale
6125 Shingle Creek Pkwy., Brooklyn Center, 952-847-5600
HIRED Job Counseling – Dislocated Worker Program
Thursdays, June 10 & 24, July 8 & 22, Aug. 5 & 19; 2-4 p.m. at Brookdale Library
This drop-in career assessment and counseling service is for everyone who needs help restarting their career.
Presented in partnership with HIRED.
Job Counseling
Fridays, June 11 & 25, July 9 & 23, Aug. 6 & 20; 1-4:30 p.m. at Brookdale Library
A job counselor will be available to guide and assist you in achieving your employment goals.
Presented in partnership with Goodwill/Easter Seals.
Test Drive Your Business Idea
Tuesdays, June 15, July 20, Aug. 17; 2-4 p.m. at Brookdale Library
Fifteen minutes of one-to-one counseling to help prospective and existing entrepreneurs develop and understand the basics of putting together sales and other financial projections. Then test the feasibility of your business from a financial perspective.
Presented in collaboration with the Metropolitan Consortium of Community Developers.
10-Minute Résumé Critique
Wednesday, June 16, 10:30 a.m.-noon at Brookdale Library
Registration required; begins May 19; limit 25. Bring your résumé! Get tips and suggestions in a 10-minute, one-on-one critique for formatting, improving and customizing your résumé before you apply for that next job.
Presented in partnership with HIRED.
Hennepin County Library – East Lake
2727 E. Lake St., Minneapolis, 952-847-8425
Job Search Assistance
Tuesdays, June 1-Aug. 31, 4-6 p.m. at East Lake Library
Are you seeking new employment or re-entering the workforce? Do you need help looking for a job, filling out applications or writing your résumé? Stop in for free one-to-one assistance with a job search representative.
Presented in partnership with Goodwill/Easter Seals.
SCORE® Small Business Consultations
Wednesdays, June 2, July 7, Aug. 4; 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at East Lake Library
Bring your small business idea/problem and experienced SCORE counselors (retired members of the business community) will offer free, one-on-one confidential counseling on all aspects of small business start-up and management.
Presented in partnership with SCORE.
Worker Rights and Employer Responsibilities
Tuesday, June 29, 6:30 p.m. at East Lake Library
Experienced employment and labor law attorney Francis Rojas will discuss workers’ legal rights in the United States and the responsibilities of employers. This program will be presented in Spanish.
Francis Rojas, abogada con experiencia en legislación laboral y de empleo, discutirá los derechos legales de los trabajadores en los Estados Unidos y las responsabilidades de los empleadores. Este programa se presentará en español.
Hennepin County Library – Eden Prairie
565 Prairie Center Dr., Eden Prairie, 952-847-5375
SCORE® Small Business Consultations
Thursdays, June 3, July 1, Aug. 5; 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Eden Prairie Library
Bring your small business idea/problem and experienced SCORE counselors (retired members of the business community) will offer free, one-on-one confidential counseling on all aspects of small business start-up and management. Call 952.938.4570 to make an appointment. Walk-ins welcome.
Presented in partnership with SCORE.
Hennepin County Library – Hosmer
347 E. 36th St., Minneapolis, 952.847.2900
Online Job Search for Spanish-Speaking Adults
Saturdays, June 19, July 10, July 24, Aug. 7, Aug. 21, noon-2 p.m. at Hosmer Library
Find out how to look for and apply for jobs online and create an effective résumé for Spanish-speakers. Assistance provided in Spanish.
Aprenda a buscar y solicitar trabajo en línea y cree su résumé. Estos talleres son en español.
Hennepin County Library – Minneapolis Central
300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, 952-847-8000
Job Search Assistance
Tuesdays, June 1-Aug. 31, 3-5 p.m. at Minneapolis Central Library
Are you seeking new employment or re-entering the workforce? Do you need help looking for a job, filling out applications or writing your résumé? Stop in for free one-to-one assistance with a job search representative.
Presented in partnership with HIRED.
Job Search Assistance
Wednesdays, June 2-Aug. 25, 1-4:30 p.m. at Minneapolis Central Library
Are you seeking new employment or re-entering the workforce? Do you need help looking for a job, filling out applications or writing your résumé? Stop in for free one-to-one assistance with a job search representative.
Presented in partnership with Goodwill/Easter Seals.
SCORE® Small Business Consultations
Tuesdays, June 8 & 22, July 13 & 27, Aug. 10 & 24; 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Minneapolis Central Library
Bring your small business idea/problem and experienced SCORE counselors (retired members of the business community) will offer free, one-on-one confidential counseling on all aspects of small business start-up and management.
Presented in partnership with SCORE.
Small Business Assistance Consultation From the City of Minneapolis
Tuesdays, June 8 & 22, July 13 & 27, Aug. 10 & 24; 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Minneapolis Central Library
Need assistance in business development? The city offers a wide range of resources and services: workforce, employment and training tools; business finance loans; business expansion; site-search assistance; and Minneapolis development review.
Presented in partnership with Minneapolis Community Planning and Economic Development.
Small Business Consultations With LegalCORPS
Tuesdays, June 8 & 22, July 13 & 27, Aug. 10 & 24; 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Minneapolis Central Library
Do you need brief advice on a legal issue? Stop by for free, confidential and sound legal advice provided by LegalCORPS volunteer attorneys. Sign up for your same-day appointment at the second-floor Information Desk.
Presented in partnership with LegalCORPS.
Small Business Start-up Guidelines
Saturdays, June 12 & Aug. 7, 10:30 a.m.-noon at Minneapolis Central Library
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Find out what needs to be considered for a small business start-up and what resources are available to help you succeed. Focus: the business plan, its organization, issues and preparation techniques.
Presented in partnership with SCORE.
Hennepin County Library – North Regional
1315 Lowry Ave. N., Minneapolis, 952-847-8450
World of Work Orientation for Ex-Offenders
Tuesdays, June 8 & 22, July 13 & 27, Aug. 10 & 24; 4-6 p.m. at North Regional Library
This drop-in service is for men and women with a criminal background who need assistance with job applications, résumés, interview skills and support in overcoming that barrier to land their “dream job.”
Presented in partnership with Goodwill/Easter Seals.
Business Start-up Workshop Series With NDC
Tuesdays, June 15 & Aug. 24, 6-8 p.m.
Thursdays, June 24, July 15 & 22, Aug. 12 & 19; at North Regional Library
Registration required; begins May 18; limit 10. The NDC (Neighborhood Development Center) will offer a variety of workshops related to starting your own business or supporting continued success for existing small businesses.
Presented in partnership with the Neighborhood Development Center.
Small Business Consultation With NEON (Northside Economic Opportunity Network)
Wednesdays, June 16, July 21, Aug. 18; 4-6 p.m. at North Regional Library
How do you turn your business ideas into business realities? Do you have questions about running your business? Stop in for a free consultation with Northside Residents Redevelopment Council and learn about resources, loans and training to help you be an effective business owner.
Presented in partnership with the Northside Economic Opportunity Network.
Hennepin County Library – Ridgedale
12601 Ridgedale Dr., Minnetonka, 952-847-8800
SCORE® Small Business Consultations
Tuesdays, June 1, July 6, Aug. 3; 1-4 p.m. at Ridgedale Library
Meet with a business counselor to develop your business plan, discuss a new idea or tackle a business problem. Consultations are free and confidential. Walk-ins welcome. Consultations take place in the Conference Room in the Teen Area.
Presented in partnership with SCORE.
Job Search Boot Camp
Monday, June 21 & Wednesday, June 23, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Ridgedale Library
Registration required; begins May 24; limit 15. This two-day seminar covers résumés, cover letters, job search strategies, interviewing techniques and networking. Walk away with a draft of a résumé, an elevator speech and more.
Presented in collaboration with the Minnesota WorkForce Center.
Networking for Success
Tuesday, June 22, 10 a.m. at Ridgedale Library
Registration required; begins May 25. Amy Lindgren, career columnist for the St. Paul Pioneer Press and 25-year veteran career counselor, will help you hone your networking skills. Includes Q&A and time for networking. The first 60 registrants in attendance will receive a free copy of Lindgren’s book, “Cracking the Hidden Job Market.” Books will be available for purchase.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Ridgedale Library.
Hennepin County Library – Southdale
7001 York Ave. S., Edina, 952-847-5900
Ten Steps to Effective Phone Interviewing
Thursday, June 3, 2-4 p.m. at Southdale Library
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How do you overcome phone interview fears and set yourself apart from the competition? What are the common mistakes to avoid? Learn about and practice the 10 steps in nailing the phone interview.
Presented in partnership with HIRED.
SCORE® Small Business Consultations
Tuesdays, June 15, July 20, Aug. 17; 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Southdale Library
Bring your small business idea/problem and experienced SCORE counselors (retired members of the business community) will offer free, one-on-one confidential counseling on all aspects of small business start-up and management. Walk-ins welcome or call 952-938-4570 to make an appointment.
Presented in partnership with SCORE.
15-Minute One-to-One Career Consultation
Wednesday, June 23, 1-4 p.m.
Thursdays, July 15 & 22, 1-4 p.m. at Southdale Library
A job counselor from HIRED, a nonprofit organization specializing in helping adults and youth with job searches, will provide tips on job-search skills and answer job and career questions. Register in person for your 15-minute appointment on the day of the program.
Presented in partnership with HIRED.
Hennepin County Library – Webber Park
4310 Webber Pkwy., Minneapolis, 952-847-2750
Job Search Assistance
Thursdays, June 10, July 8, Aug. 12; 1-3 p.m. at Webber Park Library
Are you seeking new employment or re-entering the workforce? Do you need help looking for a job, filling out applications or writing your résumé? Stop in for free one-to-one assistance with a job search representative.
Presented in partnership with Goodwill/Easter Seals.
HENNEPIN COUNTY LIBRARY:
NOURISHING MINDS, TRANSFORMING LIVES, BUILDING COMMUNITY TOGETHER
Hennepin County Library is nationally recognized as one of the top libraries in the United States. The 41-library system serves 1.2 million residents in Hennepin County and offers about 5 million books, CDs, DVDs, electronic resources, and other items in more than 40 languages, and 1,775 public computers.  Last year, there were an estimated 5.6 million in-person visits to Hennepin County libraries and an estimated 15.6 million visits to Hennepin County Library’s website, www.hclib.org Library customers checked out about 17 million items and asked more than 900,000 reference questions.  More than 2500 volunteers contributed more than 86,000 hours of service to Hennepin County Library in 2009.  The library is a service of Hennepin County.

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