Queens Library provides access to a growing collection of over 500 Civil Service Study Guides. These Guides may be checked out for twenty one (21) days and can be renewed up to three times. In addition to the circulating collection, reference copies are available for most of the titles. Please note: Reference materials may only be used in the library. They cannot be checked out.
The Civil Service Collection is located at the Central Library. Please ask at the Reference Desk or check the binder for the special Call Number.
Links to Civil Service Websites, Publishers, & Bookstores
DCAS NYC Civil Service Employment
New York State Department of Civil Service
An exhaustive listing of Civil Service jobs available in New York State, monthly schedules of Civil Service Exams, Promotional Exams, and links to career options with New York State.
MTA NYC Transit
This site contains the Open Competitive Examination Schedule for the Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA). Includes Notice of Exams, application, and test dates.
NYS Unified Court System
Examination and position information in the New York State Courts.
National Learning Corporation – Passbooks
Publisher for most of our Civil Service Exam Books. Accepts Phone, Fax, and Mail Orders. Phone: (800) 632-8888; NY Residents: (516) 921-8888.
Civil Service Book Shop
38 Lispenard St
New York, NY 10013