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Careers & Jobs

Searching for a job? Let the Library help you get started with job-seeking resources selected by our expert librarians. Using PPL’s Career Resources, you can learn about careers, create a resume, find and apply for jobs, prepare for interviews, take practice tests, and more. We offer free computer access to the Internet, as well as wifi service, expert staff assistance and robust collections to support your search.

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One-on-one Technology Tutoring sessions are for all levels of computer users and offer a chance to sit down with a staff member for 30 minutes of free technology assistance. Laptops are available for use and the sessions take place in a quiet area of the library. Advance registration is required, please call 871-1700 x 725.

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Tax Forms

Portland Public Library and all of its branches have 1040 Federal Tax Forms and limited copies of the 1040 Federal instruction booklets available to pick up.

Tax Assistance

Volunteers from AARP will be at the Downtown Library to help patrons file their taxes (free of charge!).  To schedule an appointment call 207-518-8579.

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The SBA Maine District Office is offering a statewide virtual business education workshop where participants will learn the basics of business startup, the essentials of becoming credit-ready and how and where to find additional small business support and education resources in their local community.  The workshop is free, registration required.

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Are you exploring your options for a new job or career?  Short-term training certificates, or an associate or bachelor’s degree, may be more affordable then you think.

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Find the jobs and training programs in your area, and have help updating your resume using the Department of Labor’s Maine JobLink

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A government sponsored resource to identify ways to help pay for college or vocational training.


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