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.

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.

Business Services

Taking care of business? The Library has computers and free Wi-Fi for you to use. You can also print, copy, scan, fax and notarize important documents.

Business Plans Handbook

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