Whether you’re starting a new career or seeking to advance, looking for a new job is difficult. The Chesapeake Public Library wants to help! We offer the following free services to the public that can help you on your hunt for the perfect job.

Career Consultation

Schedule a career readiness consultation with a library staff member to learn about creating a resumé, writing a cover letter or filling out a job application. Call the Library at 757-410-7100 to schedule an appointment.

Online Resumé Review & Coaching

Live one-to-one help is available from Noon to midnight through Tutor.com. Tutors will assist with job applications, provide technical feedback on resumés and cover letters, as well as interview prep.

Peterson's Career Prep

Access 5,000 templates for resumés and cover letters. Search for jobs, based on personal and career preferences, using match listings powered by Indeed.com. Or, learn how to interview and network with confidence.

Lynda.com/LinkedIn Learning

Due to technical issues between Lynda.com and the Library’s Integrated Library System, we are unable to provide access to Lynda.com classes at this time.

We hope Lynda.com will be able to rectify the technical issues quickly. Please check back for updates.

Universal Class

Earn Continuing Education units with more than 500 self-paced classes. Included areas of study are: Career Development, Business & Entrepreneurship, Computer Training, Finance and Office Skills.

Hampton Roads Workforce Council / Virginia Career Works

Utilize job seeker resources through our Career Access Network (CAN) partner, the Hampton Roads Workforce Council. See which businesses are hiring in Hampton Roads, access unemployment information through Virginia Career Works and register for upcoming workshops on how to market yourself

NextGen Pathways

Learn about opportunity fairs, internships, career pathways and other programs for youth ages 14-24.

Career Online High School

The Library is offering a limited number of free scholarships to qualified adult learners who want to earn an accredited high school diploma and career certification online.

Test Proctoring

Proctoring is available by appointment. Call your library at 757-410-7100 for availability and details.

Computer Access

Access public computers and laptops to search job listings, fill out applications or take online classes.

Print & Business Services

Taking care of business? Use the Library to print, scan or fax documents. Need a notary? Call your library at 757-410-7100 for availability.

Business Plans Handbook

Find samples of actual business plans geared to entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses.