Ames Free Library

"Where the Community Connects"


Current hours: Monday - Wednesday & Friday - Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Thursday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

  • Visits are limited to a maximum of 45 minutes per person.
  • Total occupancy in the building is limited to 10 visitors at any given time, so short waits outside may be necessary.
  • Please go here for more information on what services are currently available.
  • Email us at, or call 508-238-2000.
  • Check out our list of online programs here!

Grow with Google Digital Skills Workshops: Resume Writing Review

Join us on Wednesday, December 16 from 6:30 - 8 p.m. for our second Grow with Google Digital Skills Workshop, led by Senior Employment Specialist/Career Coach Gary Gekow!

In this virtual Zoom employment workshop, we will discuss resume writing in general, including, but not limited to applicant tracking systems, keyword search techniques, content review, formatting choices and a variety of best practices. We will also discuss both chronological and functional resume styles.

NOTE: During the workshop participants will be encouraged to email their existing resume for confidential one-on-one analysis.

Register in advance for this meeting:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Visit our Niche Academy Tutorials page for step by step instructions on using Zoom!

Be sure to register for the upcoming workshops in our Grow with Google series! All take place on Wednesdays in December, from 6:30 - 8 p.m.

This series was made possible by the Libraries Lead With Digitals Skills grant from the American Library Association and the Public Library Association.

About Gary Gekow
Gary Gekow is a Senior Employment Specialist/Career Coach with 30 years of recruiting and employment services experience in the New England staffing industry. He partners with job seekers across a wide range of specialties and assists with a variety of employment search strategies including resume creation, interview coaching, LinkedIn profile branding and career counseling. He also works with client companies in various industries.

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