Job and Career Help @ the Dowdell Library

South Amboy residents preparing to tackle career-orientated exams have an opportunity to try their hand at full-length practice tests. The Dowdell Library is offering FREE and unlimited online access to more than 770 career and educational courses and practice tests. Improving the job search process, preparing for career certification, raising college entrance test scores, and improving basic skills are all possible with just the click of a mouse.   Community members  with a library card can enjoy free, unlimited access to interactive skill building courses in math, reading, and writing as well as a broad range of practice tests  based on official exams such as firefighter, police officer, paramedic, Allied Healthcare, U.S. Citizenship, postal worker, cosmetology, and real estate agent/ broker exams or even GED prep. This valuable service is available 24/7 from any Internet-enabled computer.

The most up-to-date test preparation and skill-building resources are available which can help  in preparing for a wide range of academic and career-oriented exams. In addition, job-skills tutorials are available to assist in creating a great resume, honing interviewing techniques, and improving business communications.  In addition, you also have the option of selecting from e-Book titles to help prepare for success.

So, get a library card today for access to this self-paced study, instant scoring, and diagnostic feedback which can be accessed from an Internet connection at home, work or at the library.        

So, no matter the stage in your professional life, the opportunity to learn could elevate your career. Visit the Dowdell Library of South Amboy’s web site at (click on Learning Express) or drop in for a job and career expanding moment!  Whether learning new skills, techniques, or training, additional education can either help you land that job or carry you to new heights.

To find out more about how you can access these free resources, contact the Dowdell Library    at 732-721-6060 or or stop by and ask one of your librarians for more information!  This free service was made possible by a grant from the Dowdell Library Foundation and the Amboy Foundation.

The Dowdell Library of South Amboy is adjacent to the South Amboy High School.  Hours are Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 10 am – 8 pm and Wednesday and Friday from 10 am – 5 pm. Closed Saturday from Memorial Day through Labor Day.