Resume Assistance and Career Programs

Check the Calendar for dates and times.

Local Job Openings

Local openings posted by the Elgin Area Chamber of Commerce. 

Local openings posted by the Downtown Neighborhood Association.

While you are at the Main Library don't forget to check out the job board on the second floor.


Local Assistance

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Library Resources

Gail Borden Library has many sources to help with job hunting and career advancement. If further assistance is needed, please visit the Information Desk on the second floor or call 847-429-4680.

Take practice tests for ASVAB, SAT, AP, GRE, Citizenship, and many careers. 

Learn to speak a new language to enhance your job skills.

Take six week online courses such as Microsoft Word, starting your own business and more.
  • Computer Classes.
  • Books available for checkout covering topics such as: resumes, cover letters, interviewing, job skills, and career paths.
  • Wi-Fi available throughout the building
  • Printers, also available remotely
  • Fax Machine and copy machines


Immediately avaliable for checkout!


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