Education & Employment

Adult Educational Resources

Higher Education in New Hampshire: New Hampshire Department of Education’s list of resources for people who are exploring colleges and universities in New Hampshire.

HiSet Testing Information: The State of New Hampshire uses the HiSET test for adults seeking a high school equivalency certificate.

Laconia Adult Education: Laconia Adult Education offers adults in Laconia Adult Basic Education courses, English as a second language classes, apprenticeships in the plumbing and electrical trades, HiSet preparation and testing, and enrichment classes.

NH Bureau of Adult Education: The New Hampshire Bureau of Adult Education supports educational services to adults who have not received a high school diploma or GED certificate or who do not read, write, or speak English.

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau: The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has free resources to help you learn techniques and steps towards securing financial stability, how to budget, how to obtain and pay for loans, how to avoid scams and fraud, and resources for teaching your children about how to manage money.

GCF Learn Free: Want to learn how to use spreadsheets? Sign up for email? Write a cover letter? Or maybe you’d like to learn a new creative skill such as Photoshop? offers more than 300 topics, including more than 6,000 lessons, more than 2,000 videos, and more than 50 interactives and games, completely free. Tutorials on how to use Excel.

Employment Resources

CNA Classes and Information: Information about entry-level medical careers and jobs, as well as CNA classes. Includes wage ranges by state and locations for training.

Department of Employment Security: Apply for jobs, find a local office to help with resumes and interviews, or apply for unemployment.

Indeed Job Search: Post your resume, read reviews of employers by employees, and search for employment by zip code, job description, or salary range.

Glassdoor: Read company reviews, employee-shared interview questions, & salary information for thousands of jobs.

NH Job Listings: A job search site where you can post your resume and search job listings.

NH Works: Provides resources and support to people experiencing unemployment. 
NH Works Laconia office:
426 Union Avenue, Suite 3
Laconia, NH 03246-2894
Telephone: 603-524-3960
Fax: 603-524-3963

Nursing Explorer: A good resource for those exploring the nursing field. Learn about nursing schools, view job guides, and find scholarships.

State of New Hampshire Department of Administrative Resources: Listings for State of New Hampshire jobs, internships, and other employment information.

The library computers have resume templates in Microsoft Word and lots of great books on interviewing, resume writing, and starting your own business.