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Career Readiness Academy 


Do you have the skills to get the job that’s right for you? Enroll in the Library’s FREE 10-week Career Readiness Academy.
At the end of the program you will have: a professional portfolio notebook, an updated resume, a Myers Briggs job matching analyses, your own business cards, an image consulting assessment, and more! (Bus tokens also available for those who need it). This program is designed for adults without a high school diploma or with limited English proficiency.

The American Job Center 

American Job Center, Capital Workforce Partners and Hartford Public Library have partnered to bring "The American Job Center" to:

Hartford Public Library
Downtown Branch
500 Main Street
Hartford, CT  06103. 

Hours: Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Friday 10 5 p.m.

Our skilled and experienced career coaches can help you:

  • Write a better resume.
  • Ace your interview.
  • Search online job listings
  • Provide job leads.
  • Create an email address.
  • Answer your questions about the job search process.


  • Career Agents  860-331-3278 or 860-331-3437
  • Ex-Offender Specialists 860-656-2595 or 860-656-2578 

*Library card required.   How do I get a library card?