Job Search Workshops
Join us via Zoom to learn how to navigate the digital landscape of searching for, applying to, and interviewing for jobs virtually. This series is presented by Gary Gekow, who has over 30 years of experience in recruiting and career consulting in the Boston area.
Monday, November 2 at 6:30pm: Tips for a Successful Virtual Interview
This Zoom workshop will address many topics including ideal locations and conditions for conducting the interview, the importance of body language, technology overviews, appropriate dress codes, and strategies to build confidence.
Monday, November 16 at 6:30pm: The Importance of LinkedIn
This Zoom workshop will review best practices as they relate to online profile creation and managing one’s account. We will also discuss the many additional usages of LinkedIn including the importance of joining groups and getting others to offer testimonials.
Monday, December 7 at 6:30pm: Online Job Search and Resume Submittal
This Zoom workshop will analyze and discuss numerous online search strategies including job alerts, job boards, job aggregators, and company employment pages. We will then discuss how to best utilize these web sites for submitting one’s resume.
Registration is required by email at firstname.lastname@example.org . This series is brought to you by a partnership between the Berlin-Peck Memorial Library, the Cora J. Belden Library of Rocky Hill, and the Wethersfield Library.
Spirits of New England with Dustin Pari
Monday, November 9 at 6:30 pm
You may know Dustin as a part of SyFy television’s Ghost Hunters, Ghost HuntersInternational, and appearances on Destination Truth and Ghost Nation – but being a New England native has allowed Dustin to investigate some very interesting places rich with local history and folklore. This lecture chronicles some of his favorite New England investigations that he has been a part of – including a legend with local roots that has become a world-wide phenomenon. A great bit of local history colored with some chilling tales of the supernatural!
This program will take place via Zoom. Registration is required by email at email@example.com .
Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Sweet Apple Crumb Bars
Tuesday, November 10 at 6:30 pm
Join us on Zoom and make sweet Apple Crumb Bars. You will be guided through making the biscuit base, sautéed apple filling and golden streusel topping. These bars are sure to be a hit this holiday season! Presented by registered dietician Taylor Doktycz from Food Explorers. Feel free to ask any food or nutrition related questions you may have.
You will need a hand held or electric mixer for this recipe. A time will be arranged for you to pick up the ingredients at the library (prior to class).
Wethersfield residents only through 11/2. Non-residents may register after that date. Register by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Are you having trouble with your computer, tablet, smartphone? Is there something in Microsoft Word that you need sorted out? Is getting an ebook causing frustration? We’re still here to assist you with your technology problems! Send an email to email@example.com and we’ll make an appointment to help you by phone.
Teen DIY Watercolor Cards
Thursday, November 12
Supplies and an instructional video will be available at the library starting Thursday, November 12. To register, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Spooktacular Halloween Kit & Science Experiment
We’ve put together a fun take-home Halloween kit!
Included are a Halloween bag you can color yourself, crafts, games, Halloween prizes and ingredients for fun Halloween experiments. Watch the mad science video that will be posted to the Wethersfield Library’s Facebook page and learn how to conduct your experiments!
Kits are first come first served and can be picked up in the Children’s Department beginning Monday, October 26th.
Adventures Around The World
Registration begins September 21
Join us for a trip around the world as we “virtually” learn about different countries, cultures, foods, music, and famous landmarks with crafts, activities, and challenges. Each week we will post about a different country.
Registration is required and begins on September 21st. Register online by visiting the Children’s page. Click on the Adventures Around the World picture, then click on the passport. Once registered, you may visit the library to pick up your travel bag for the week. Travel bags will include supplies for the week’s adventures. The travel bags are first come first served and are limited. If you do not get a travel bag you can still participate in challenges and activities.
- Australia: September 28th – October 4th (travel bags may be picked up beginning September 21st)
- Brazil: October 5th – October 11th (travel bags may be picked up beginning September 28th)
- Egypt: October 13th – October 18th (travel bags may be picked up beginning October 5th)
- India: October 19th – October 25th (travel bags may be picked up beginning October 13th)
- Japan: October 26th – November 1st (travel bags may be picked up beginning October 19th)
- Kenya: November 2nd – November 8th (travel bags may be picked up beginning October 26th)
- Mexico: November 9th – November 15th (travel bags may be picked up beginning November 2nd)
- Norway: November 16th – November 22nd (travel bags may be picked up beginning November 9th)