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Friday, Dec. 22 through Monday, Dec. 25, and Friday, Dec. 29 through Monday, Jan. 1, 2024.

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Job Seeking

Job Seeking

Let the Milwaukee Public Library help with your job search. The Milwaukee Public Library offers a number of online and print resources to assist job seekers. Listed below are resources available at Milwaukee Public Library and in the Milwaukee area on conducting job searches, applying for jobs, and writing cover letters and resumes. For more information please contact us.

Job Readiness Programs Books and More
Job Searching Community Employment Partners
Job Skills  


Job Readiness 101

New programs coming!


Job Searching


Community Employment Partners

Employ Milwaukee

Employ Milwaukee is the local workforce development board serving Milwaukee County. By convening leaders from business and industry, economic and workforce development, education, and training as well as community partners and policymakers, our vision is to develop workforce solutions that promote regional economic growth and employment opportunity for all job seekers.

Our mission is to build a strong workforce development system by planning, coordinating, collaborating, and monitoring workforce initiatives with businesses, partners, and community stakeholders at the local, regional, and state level to ensure a skilled and productive workforce for the 21st Century.

Please enjoy this informational video about Employ Milwaukee.

Job Skills

Cover Letter and Resume Help


Job Literacy for Refugees and Immigrants

This class helps beginning-level ESL/ELL job seekers gain the language skills and cultural understandings needed to function successfully in today’s workplace.  The class covers job vocabulary, workplace culture and job seeking. 

Mondays, 5-6 pm


Oct. 31, Nov. 21, Dec. 1


Feb.20, Mar. 20, Apr. 17

Please Register for this class here

Books and More

Milwaukee Public Library has a large collection of books and other materials that can help with anything from interview skills to resume templates. Click a category below to see titles available for check out:


Upcoming Drop-in Job Help!

No events this week. Please take a look at our full calendar for a complete schedule of summer reading events!