Anaheim Public Library offers free career resources to help job seekers enhance their career. Explore careers, get live coaching, take courses, and more with your Anaheim Public Library Card.
Visit the Career Cove at Central Library for in-person assistance with our partner Anaheim Workforce Connection.
Discover college majors and careers that match your skills and interests.
Click here to access eParachute
Peterson’s Pathway U
Not sure which career path is right for you? Take our career survey and learn about opportunities perfectly suited to your strengths and interests.
Click here then click on Explore Careers > Career Tools > Find a Career
Coursera partners with more than 200 leading universities and companies to bring free, flexible, job-relevant online learning to individuals and organizations worldwide. Coursera offers a range of learning opportunities: from hands-on projects and courses to job-ready certificates and degree programs.
Click here then click on Start Learning on Coursera with Your Library > enter your name and email address > select Anaheim Public Library from the dropdown menu > click Submit
Create a username and browse 500+ resumes,
edit sections, upload to a portfolio or website.
Click here to access Optimal Resume
Use templates to build resumes, cover letters, or publish a job seeker’s website, or download PDF
and Word documents.
Click here then click on Explore Careers > Career Tools > Create a Resume
Create your username, upload your resume, and receive feedback within 24 hours.
Click here to access Expert Review
Basic Resume Information
Find helpful resources and learn the basics.
Brainfuse’s Resume Templates and Resources
Provides guides, tutorials and templates, include resources for veterans transitioning to civilian jobs.
Click here to access templates and resources
Gale’s Virtual Career Library
Provides self-guided learning units including: Resume Basics, Resume Sections, Resume FAQs, Target Your Resume, etc.
Click here then click on Explore Careers > Career Tools > Career Advice
Find helpful resources, tips, and learn the basics
Click here to access interviewing tips
Library cardholders can select from hundreds of free instructor-led courses covering technology, personal finance, career development, including test prep and certification.
Click here to access Gale Courses
GetSetUp provides free online classes for older adults (ages 50+) taught by peers, with opportunities to ask questions, make friends, learn new things, and have fun. GetSetUp helps older adults stay mentally and physically fit, assists with jobs and re-skilling, and offers a community where people help each other and form new connections.
Click here to access GetSetUp
Skillshare is an online learning community with thousands of classes for creative and curious people, on topics including illustration, design, photography, video, freelancing, and more. Anyone can join to learn cutting-edge skills, network with peers and discover new opportunities. On Skillshare, millions of members come together to find inspiration and take the next step in their creative journey.
Click here to access Skillshare
Learn the mechanics of mathematics, starting with pre-algebra through trigonometry. Lessons, quizzes, and more.
English & Writing Tutorials
Become a better writer, reader, and speaker. Learn about grammar, sentence structure, and reading comprehension.
Click here then click on Improve Your Score > Foundational Skills > Basic Skills English & Writing Tutorials
Learn more about Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and more.
Click here then click on Improve Your Score > Foundational Skills > Microsoft Office Tutorials
Find the complete list of Foundational Skills here.
Northstar Digital Literacy
Northstar Digital Literacy offers help with the basic skills needed to use a computer and the internet in daily life, employment, and higher education. You can test your existing skills in each of 14 areas, build new skills, and demonstrate your knowledge by earning certificates and badges. Prepare for your future now!
Click here to access Northstar Digital Literacy
Prepare for full-length vocational tests for Clerical, Accounting, Medical/Nursing, Firefighter,
Law Enforcement, Postal, Social Work,
Teaching and more.
Click here then click on Vocational Test Prep and start browsing
Career College Search
Search for colleges, trades, occupations and filter results.
Click here to use Career College Search
LearningExpress Library Complete is a free online resource that helps students of all ages to improve academic and computer skills, prepare for high-stakes tests, and explore colleges and careers. Includes practice tests, tutorials, e-books, articles and flashcards designed to help you achieve your goals.
Click here to use LearningExpress Library
The Anaheim Workforce Connection Career Cove is located on the second floor at Anaheim Central Library.
The Career Cove has computers, a copy machine, fax machine, and a quiet space for virtual interviews. Job seekers can apply for jobs, access labor market information, view employment listings, explore career options, and find information on local job fair events. AWC Staff is available to answer your questions and make referrals to partner agencies as needed.
Not registered for workforce services yet? Find more information about our online orientation and workforce services below.
This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services LS-246140-OLS-20. WPI Anaheim is a program of California State Library Workforce Partnership Initiative and is supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.
Career Cove Location & Hours
Central Library (2nd floor)
500 W. Broadway
Anaheim, CA 92805
- Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 1 p.m.-5 p.m.
- Wed, Nov. 17, 2021
Visit us at Anaheim West Tower, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Tue, Nov. 23 - Thurs, Nov. 25, 2021
- Tue, Dec. 21 - Thurs, Dec. 23, 2021
Workforce Connection Orientation
The orientation is a comprehensive overview of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) program. Staff review eligibility and services available, including resources and benefits for job seekers. The orientation provides the necessary steps job seekers must take to enroll in the program, including meeting one-on-one with a Career Advisor to discuss career goals and their job search strategy.
Find orientation details here.
Contact Anaheim Workforce Connection
Anaheim West Tower
201 S. Anaheim Blvd.
Anaheim, CA 92805
Phone: (714) 765-4350