If you're looking for work there are facilities and information available at our libraries that can help you through the process. 

Free Internet access

We offer free WiFi at every Medway library and give you access to use any of our free internet-connected computers.

You can use this to search for job vacancies online, research a company before an interview, to fill in application forms, write CVs and covering letters and email them to companies.

Information about job vacancies

We have local and national newspapers, which list many of the latest job vacancies.

Help with presentation

Discover how to write a curriculum vitae (CV) and how to succeed at interviews; we have lots of books that can help you with these.

Advice sessions

We host regular advice sessions such as:

  • Strood Community Project: these sessions include advice about work skills and is held at Hoo Library every Friday
  • Medway Youth Trust: these advice sessions are held at Gillingham Library, Strood Library, Chatham Library and Rochester Library every week for 16 to 19 year olds who are not in education, employment or training
  • The National Careers drop-in service: this is held every other Thursday between 1pm and 5pm at Chatham Library. A job club will start at on Monday 10 April and will run every Monday from 9.30 to 11.30am

Local groups

Ask one of our friendly library staff about local groups who can offer more in-depth help.

Help looking for work

If you are not confident using a computer ask our friendly library staff about the free Computers for Beginners one-hour training sessions which run each week in most libraries.

Get training

Library staff can help you find information about local training and courses at a variety of levels, for all ages and abilities. Libraries also have details about Medway Adult Education courses.

Self-employment or starting your own business

Your local library will also have books and other resources to help get you started.