Career Center

Career Center Resources

The Career Center on the second floor features information about job fairs, employment opportunities and local resources in our area. There is a computer with a scanner for scanning resumes and documents to upload to online applications and emails.  A special book collection contains books on career planning including topics such as specific careers, career success, resumes, cover letters, interviewing and job searching. 

One-on-One Sessions

Find career help by scheduling a 30 minute online appointment with a member of the Reference Department staff.  Call 615-595-1243, extension1,  or stop by the Reference desk to schedule your session. One-On-One sessions are limited to Williamson County residents. A Library card is required for sessions on Library computers.  All appointments are via Zoom or Webex between 10 and 12 or 2-6.

Session topics include:

  • How to modify your traditional resume into PDF or scanned format
  • Review Microsoft Office programs
  • Review a resume for content and appearance
  • Setting up an email account
  • Social networking sites

Computer Classes

Library online computer classes are offered online via Zoom or Webex.  They cover basic, library-resource instruction for beginning and intermediate Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint programs. Visit the current class schedule for more information and to register online. 

Library Materials

Library materials are available to Library patrons with an account in good standing. For a complete list of titles please review the Career Center’s New Book List.

Search in the Catalog

Many items are available for checkout and may be requested online through the library’s catalog. Try searching for topics such as  career development, employment interviewing, resumes employment and cover letters.

Reference Materials

Library guests may use non-borrowable Reference materials, computers and online resources while visiting the library. Reference materials have a call number beginning with an "R".

Online Resources

Online resources are accessible from home and require a current library account number.

Premium Online Resources

Gale Presents Peterson's Career Prep

Create a free Peterson's Career Prep account to start searching for careers and jobs and create resumes and cover letters.using professional templates.  Career Prep replaced Career Transitions on September 30, 2020.                                                                                                                     

Testing and Education Reference Center is now Petersons Test and Career Prep

This valuable resource includes full-length practice tests for GED, SAT, ACT, AP, PSAT, GRE, LSAT, MCAT, TOEFL, U.S. citizenship, and more. It offers information on undergraduate and graduate programs and tuition and scholarship assistance, as well as a resume builder and interviewing advice.

ReferenceUSA

ReferenceUSA is a database of companies throughout the United States. Remote access requires a current library account number.

eBook Collections: EBSCOhost and R.E.A.D.S.

Provides on site and remote access to books in PDF or epub formats. EBSCOhost  and R.E.A.D.S. requires a current library account number to check out titles.

Local Resources

View local career advancement resources.