Career Services and Resume Assistance

Check the Calendar for dates and times.

Local Job Openings

Local openings posted by the Elgin Area Chamber of Commerce. 

Local openings posted by the Downtown neighborhood Association.

While you are at the library don't forget to check out Gail Borden's job board on the second floor.


Local Assistance

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Library Resources

Gail Borden Library has many sources to help with job hunting and career advancement. If further assistance is needed, please visit the Information Desk on the second floor or call 847-429-4680.

Browse career interests, find schools, write a resume, and simulate an interview.
Take practice tests for ACT, SAT, AP, GRE, Citizenship, and many careers. 

Learn to speak a new language to enhance your job skills.

Take six week online courses such as accounting, starting your own business, Excel and more.
  • Ads in local newspapers, available at the Information Desk on the 2nd floor.
  • Technology Classes.
  • Computers featuring WinWay resume writing software.
  • Books available for checkout covering topics such as: resumes, cover letters, interviewing, job skills, and career profiles.
  • Wi-Fi available throughout the building
  • Printers, also available remotely
  • Fax Machine and copy machines


Immediately avaliable for checkout!

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