Did you know you can access the newest issues of your favorite magazines for free with your library card? You don’t even have to leave your house – with Flipster and RBDigital in the Digital Library, everything from Us Weekly to The Atlantic is available right on the internet.
Flipster lets you read magazines right in your browser, without even checking them out. Just one click and you’re good to go.
With RBDigital, you can read magazines in the same place you get your ebooks, audiobooks, and more.
Both of these collections are chock full of all kinds of good stuff, and you can read the entire run of most titles. Start saving money today by trading your subscription for free access through the Digital Library!
Are you searching for a new job? Your performance during an interview can land you – or cost you – your dream job. Learn to perfect your job interview skills at this Career Center seminar.
- Tips for a great interview
- Common traps and pitfalls to avoid
- Interactive demonstrations for answering the most common interview questions
Join us at the Eden Park Branch this Thursday, November 21st, at 5:30 PM. Registration required. Please call (225) 231-3250 to register.
Y’all, it is simply too cold to leave your house unless you absolutely have to – but that doesn’t mean you have to stop learning new things! Prep for starting your own small business or just take up a fun new hobby with this month’s popular courses from Lynda.com, free wherever you’ve got an internet connection and a library card (which should be everywhere, Baton Rouge, come on).
- Illustrator CC 2018 Essential Training
- Photoshop CC 2018 Essential Training: The Basics
- Maya 2019 Essential Training
- After Effects CC 2018 Essential Training: The Basics
- After Effects CC 2015 Essential Training
- ZBrush 2018 Essential Training
- AutoCAD 2018 Essential Training
- Illustrator CC 2018 One-on-One Fundamentals
- Cert Prep: Project Management Professional (PMP)
- Rhino 5 Essential Training
All library branches will be closed this Monday, November 11th, in observance of Veterans Day. All branches will reopen on Tuesday for regular hours. We thank all veterans for their service.
A trained resume writer from the Career Center will lead a workshop on how to write a great resume.
- Learn to structure your resume so that it showcases your most valuable skills
- Learn formatting techniques that will make your resume look clean and professional
- Learn the biggest red flags employers look for on resumes and how to avoid them
Registration is required for this event. Please call (225) 389-7450 to register.
Did you know International Games Day is happening this very month? Check out your local branch for loads of video and board games you can play with new friends! Don’t miss the Main Library’s International Games Day event on November 16th from 12-4.
Do you have hazardous materials you’d like to get rid of? Bring them to the new location of the fall Household Hazardous Materials Collection Day on November 16th, between 9 AM and 1 PM, to safely dispose of things like used car oil and oil filters, bug sprays, batteries, and more! See the flier above for a full list of accepted materials. You can drop off your materials at the LSU Touchdown Village parking lot at 4000 S. Quad Drive during the collection hours. Check out the Facebook event to learn more!
This is the third session in our How to Start a Nonprofit series, hosted by the EBRPL Career Center in cooperation with the Middleburg Institute. Join us Tuesday, November 5th, at the Main Library on Goodwood, from 6-8 PM to learn which legal, financial and accounting issues are involved in founding a non-profit and how to avoid potential pitfalls.
The workshop is presented by Joyce James, MBA, Founder of The Middleburg Institute. Registration is required. Please call 225-231-3733 or register online here.
Learn or improve your English with Cell-Ed, a free program that turns your cell phone into a comprehensive education program. Just search your app store for “Cell-Ed” and use PIN code 5274, or call them at 818-423-5533 (using the same PIN code), to talk and text with a coach. Choose from courses like “English on the Go,” from high beginner to advanced levels; “Work Ready,” focused on job applications and work communication; “Civics and Citizenship,” for the U.S. naturalization exam; and “Skill Builder,” to improve reading, writing, social studies, and math skills. Start today!