Evanston Public Library has partnered with ILLINOIS WORKNET to offer on-site services.

Evanston Public Library
1703 Orrington Avenue, 3rd Floor
Evanston, IL 60201
Monday /Wednesday/Friday 10:00am — 6:00pm
Tuesday /Thursday 10:00am — 8:00pm
Open Lab on Fridays 12:30pm — 6:00pm

  • Job Seeker Services
  • Career Coaching
  • Computer Workshops
  • Computers for Job Search
  • Job Readiness Workshops
  • Job Postings
  • Individual Assistance
  • Learn how to use a computer:
    • Basic computer skills
    • Set up an email account
    • Write a resume
    • Research jobs and companies
    • Use social media
  • Learn about training opportunities. Receive assistance with conducting your job search:
    • Online Applications
    • Resumes

    • Career Information
    • Computer Training
    • Internet Job Searches

For information call Beverly Lindsey at 847.448.8649 or email blindsey@worknetncc.com or visit: www.worknetncc.com

How do I get started?
No appointment is necessary to use the open computer lab. Just drop in Mon/Wed/Fri 10 am-6pm or Tues/Thurs 10 am—8 pm. Call Beverly Lindsey to sign up for the basic computer classes, other job readiness workshops or a resume critique session.
Can I use a computer?
Yes, computers are available for job search assistance activities. Current open computer lab times: Monday-Thursday 12 pm-6pm; Fridays 1:30 pm-6 pm and Fridays 12:30 –6pm. (Open lab schedules are subject to change.)
Can I get help on the computer?
Yes, every Friday is a series of free basic computer training classes. Call Beverly Lindsey at 847.448.8649 to register or visit the website at www.worknetncc.com. Or just walk in to discuss your needs.
I never used a computer to look for a job, what do I do?
There are two options: register for the Friday basic computer training classes or walk into the open lab and we’ll help you with accessing different job search websites.
I need to be eligible for assistance in order to use the Career Center at the Library?
No, services are available to all patrons. If you are interested in additional services such as signing up for a resume critique session, power employment workshop or need assistance with looking for a job, talk to Beverly Lindsey, the Resource Center Specialist. Also at 847.448.8649 or visit the website to learn more.
Do you have jobs?
We can help you identify jobs posted on various websites and on our job board that lists jobs and local job fairs. Ask Beverly for the Job Search Website sheet during your job search.
Do I need a referral?
No, just drop during the posted hours. I you are working with an agency and have a referral, please bring it with you.
What is Illinois workNet?
Illinois workNet is the name for the area’s workforce development system. It represents a partnership of organizations for the purpose of connecting area job seekers with local employment opportunities. A wide range of services are available including job search help, community resource information, training information, career guidance, and basic computer training. Additional services such as training scholarships may be available for people who meet eligibility guidelines.
I am interested in finding out more about the WIA training scholarship, where do I go?
You must first attend a WIA Orientation which reviews the program, services and eligibility criteria. Sign up for the next available orientation at: www.worknetncc.com.

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