Some services the Metropolitan New York Library Council offers with myMetro membership include resource-sharing services, access to grant opportunities, professional networking and free job bank listings. Discounted workshops and classes are also among the services myMetro offers members. Professional development scholarships are available to defray the cost of educational or professional events for members.
MyMetro members receive special services such as eligibility for courses, networking events and other special events focusing on topics such as personal advancement and career. Members also receive five METRO library referral cards per year, which allow the user to gain access to participating METRO member libraries.
MyMetro Members have access to METRO career services, including mock interviews, resume makeovers, headshot sessions, job search assistance and career advising. Members may also reserve a special desk at the METRO office with access to a computer, phone, printer and copier for two-hour blocks of time. Lynda.com, which offers access to free online training resources, is another service available to myMetro members.
All myMetro members receive a member card and become part of the mymetrosig-I email discussion list. A myMetro LinkedIn group is also available to members. Further available discounts include a discount on annual subscriptions to Reed Business Information, Neal-Schuman Publishers and Drexel University Online.