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For Job Seekers

Resources for Job Seekers

Looking for a new job? Interested in a new career? The Library has subscribed to these resources for help you. You will need your Library card number to use them. Our librarians have also selected some excellent websites for job-seekers.

Name Description Use At Home?
Brainfuse JobNow

JobNow provides live assistance for job seekers with expert resume assistance, live interview preparation and career coaching.  This service is available every day between 3pm-10pm, except holidays. The 24/7 Center is always available.

Brainfuse LearnNow

Test preparation including ACT, SAT, GRE, GED, ASVAB, NCLEX, TOEFL, Civil Service, and many more.  Also includes tutorials to help improve computer skills.

Gale Courses

Gale Courses offers a wide range of free instructor-led courses. Classes run for six weeks on a variety of topics including technology, health-care training, business/accounting, personal development, law, test prep, and more. Some classes can lead to certification. Niles Library cardholders only.


Learn business, software, tech, and creative skills with these top-quality courses taught by industry experts with To log-in you will need your to enter your Niles library card number and Library Card PIN. Your Library Card Pin is the password you use to log-in the Niles Public Library District catalog. If you have not set up an account in the catalog, your password is patron. 

Mango Languages

Mango teaches 60 languages step-by-step from the very widely spoken (Spanish, Chinese, Russian, French, Italian) to the more unusual (Irish, Swahili, and even Pirate) as well as Angielski Dla Polaków (ESL Polish), Inglés Para Hablantes De Español (ESL Spanish), and others.


This powerful resource helps you locate detailed information on potential business competitors or clients.

Treehousesmall treehouse logo

Learn web design, coding and much more with Treehouse from the library! To obtain or renew an account, please register first by filling out the form by clicking on the link above the logo. If you already have a Treehouse account, log in on the official Treehouse website.


Job Counseling

First Wednesday of the month; Four 30-minute appointments are available from 7-9pm

Meet with a career services volunteer to get help with your resumé, LinkedIn profile, or to practice interviewing skills. To set up your 30-minute session, call 847-663-6603.

Limited to Niles Library District cardholders only.

Careers at the Niles Library

Check out our Careers page for more information!