Mobile Career Center
Traveling to Local Libraries
For immediate release
July 20, 2009
Governor M. Jodi Rell
announced today that the Career Express, the Labor Department's mobile workforce
center, will head to local libraries across the state this summer to help people
with job search and résumé
Street, Cheshire from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
"By using town library locations, we want to bring much needed job services
directly to our neighborhoods and smaller communities," noted Governor Rell. "With
the exception of unemployment claim filing, Career Express staff is able to
provide job search assistance to individuals on a first-come, first served
The Governor noted the state's CTWorks Career Centers offer even more
extensive employment services, including career counselors, networking and
computer skills workshops, Intranet access to job applications and specialized
The following library stops, open to the public, will feature job search and
résumé critique assistance from agency specialists onboard the Career Express:
July 22 -
Mansfield Public Library
54 Warrenville Road,
Mansfield from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
23 - Craigin Memorial Library 8
Linwood Avenue, Colchester from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
July 27 -
Jonathan Trumbull Library 580 Exeter Road,
Lebanon from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
28 - Rockville Community Alliance Downtown Business District, Main
St., Rockville-Vernon, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Aug. 4 -
Enfield Public Library 104 Middle Road, Enfield from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Aug. 5 -
Meriden Public Library 105 Miller Street, Meriden from 9 a.m. to 3:p.m.
Aug. 10 -
Brookfield Library 182 Whisconier Road,
Brookfield from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Aug. 11 -
Wallingford Public Library 20 North Main
Street, Wallingford from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Aug. 13 -
Public Library 20 Freestone Avenue, Portland from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Aug. 18 -
Bethlehem Public Library 32 Main Street,
Bethlehem from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Career Express team can be found at libraries, job fairs, career
development events, schools, seminars and events across the state. Organizations
interested in having the Career Express visit can contact Karen at (860)
Information on the Career Express and other agency services, including
the CTWorks Career Centers, can be found on the agency's Web site at