July 3 and 4: All libraries will be closed.

July 5: Dayton's Bluff Library will be closed. All other locations with regular Sunday hours will be open.


Jobs & Careers

Job search and career planning resources and classes at the library and online.

JobNow!JobNow! Live Job Search Assistance

One-on-one help with resumés, interview coaching, and other job and career assistance. Available at all libraries and also available anywhere with your library card.


Northstar Basic Computer Skills Certificate

Northstar Digital Literacy AssessmentBasic computer skills are increasingly necessary for most employment, even entry-level jobs. The Northstar Basic Computer Skills Certificate helps adults demonstrate basic digital competency and provides a credential to show potential employers.

Find free classes at the library to help you prepare.

Schedule a proctored assessment at a library.

Other metro locations offering Northstar Basic Computer Skills Certificate assessments.

Northstar Learning Guide
Instructional materials designed to help learners build the basic computer skills defined by the Northstar Digital Literacy Assessments.

Take a Practice Test
Try free online assessment modules for Basic Computer Skills, Internet, Email, Word Processing (using Microsoft Word), Windows OS, and Mac OS. Tests are offered in English or Spanish.

Small Business

Library collections, workshops, and online resources to help you start or grow your own business.

Workshop Schedule

Mobile WORKplace

Computer access, skills training, and job search and skill assistance in the community.

Classes are in English, Hmong, Somali, Oromo, Karen, Amharic, and Spanish.