Resources for Tough Economic Times

Across Kent County people are feeling the economic pinch: layoffs, reduced hours, decreased benefits and mounting bills. To help people cope and get back on their feet, KDL offers programs and resources on the latest job search and financial tools. Lean on the Library when times are tough. We can help. Select a link below for more information:


Just laid off? 

Just Laid Off?
Are you coping with the loss of your job? Discover resources to help you successfully navigate this life transition.

Online Resources | Book Resources

Searching for a job? 

Searching for a Job?
Wondering where to begin? Start by getting help with résumé writing, job search strategies, successful interviewing techniques and learn about online employment sites.

Online Resources | Book Resources

Bills piling up? 

Bills Piling Up?
Are you feeling overwhelmed and don't know where to turn? Get connected to local organizations that offer help in times like these, with services such as foreclosure prevention and assistance with food, housing, and utilities.

Online Resources | Book Resources




Classes and Events
Consider having an expert explain how to effectively job hunt or attend one of our Computer Confidence classes to update your skills. We also offer open computer labs specifically for job searching.

Programs for Job Seekers
Computer & Technology Programs
Speak to a Geek (Open Computer Labs)


Make sure to also see our Employment & Career Resource Guide for a collection of relevant websites and community resources related to job and career issues.