Work Matters at the Library
- Are you looking for a job or a career change?
- Are you thinking of starting your own business?
- With professional staff and access to a broad range of services, the library is a place to explore, learn and connect.
- Work Matters is a pilot national initiative and offers services at Tullamore, Edenderry, Birr and Clara Libraries. This service is a partnership initiative of Offaly Libraries and Libraries Ireland.
What we offer
What you can do
- Free membership - Details about joining here
- Professional staff to provide direction and help with your research
- PCs and Internet Access
- Free Wifi
- Printing, scanning and photocopying
- Tullamore Library has a mobile printing service, allowing users to send print jobs into the library printer in advance of their visit
- Space for meetings, study and research
- Online learning and services with access to over 500 e-learning courses
- Business and employment books, journals, newspapers, magazines, trade journals, reports, scholarly journals, wirefeeds
- Online catalogue with access to items nationwide
- Workshops, presentations and networking opportunities
- Language Learning
- Computer Courses
- Offaly Local Development Company run a free 1-to-1 information services for employment, career development and lifelong learning in some of our branches
- Join MyOpenLibrary to access Tullamore and Banagher Libraries and have unlimited access from 8am - 10pm every night.
- Attend information sessions and develop new skills to boost your CV and job application
- Search and apply for jobs in Ireland and abroad
- Explore job and career information
- Research companies and potential employers
- Find out about support available for job seekers
- Develop new skills to plan, start and grow your own business
- Research funding sources for small businesses
- Research your competitiors
- Explore the market and identify potential customers
- Connect with like-minded people and share experiences
- Public libraries work in partnership with the local authority, government organisations and agencies as well as employment, career and business professionals to host events, workshops and courses.
- See our List of Courses available @ the library or
- Contact your local library for details of events near you!
Online resources for Business can be found at http://www.librariesireland.ie/business/
Online resources for Jobseekers can be found at http://www.librariesireland.ie/employment/