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Preparing the Workforce with 21st Century Skills


CTWorks, Capital Workforce Partners, and Hartford Public Library have partnered to bring a CTWorks "American Job Center" to the Downtown Library!

Location: Hartford Public Library, 500 Main Street, Hartford, CT  06103. 

Hours: Monday-Thursday, 10:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m., Friday-Saturday, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Core Services:

  • Internet access*
  • Job leads
  • Online job application assistance*
  • Resume creation & revision 
  • Professional resume critique
  • Career counseling
  • Information on job fairs & recruitments
  • Career Services Information Session
  • Impact Interviewing workshop
  • Online job training & testing with Metrix Learning Online
  • Career planning with Career Edge
  • Interactive courses, video-based simulations, & assessments
  • Test preparation resources*
  • Company information resources*
  • Books, DVDs, & online resources about job searching, resumes, careers & interviewing*
  • Links to helpful web sites
  • Lists of local temp agencies
  • Referrals to job training, education, community agencies, and intensive services

Special services:

  • Ex-Offender Employment & Retention Program

Related services also at the Library:

  • Computer classes 
  • English language classes
  • Immigration and citizenship assistance
  • GED preparation resources
  • Online High School Diploma program 
  • Math tutoring & materials


  • Career Agents  860-331-3278 or 860-331-3437
  • Ex-Offender Specialists 860-656-2595 or 860-656-2578 
  • Library Staff 860-695-6337
  • Email
  • HPL web site

*Library card required.  See policies for obtaining a library card.