Business & Career Library

Job Training and Career Guidance Information

Get one-on-one resume help, interviewing prep, LinkedIn help, assistance accessing job boards and more through our free, one-on-one Resume & Career Help service. Sessions are available at the Business & Career Library, Central Library, and at many branch libraries. 

We offer an extensive collection of books and other resources on careers and job training programs.

Education Information

Thinking about college or graduate school? Use our directories to help you determine which school is the best fit for you. You can also find information on international programs, vocational schools, and specialized schools.

We also have materials on the college application process, graduate schools, college application essays and more.

Need financial aid? Review our extensive collections of directories to locate scholarships, loans and grants for college study.

Our Career Cruising database is an excellent place to begin to explore college choices and financial aid opportunities.

Test Preparation Information

Study guides for the CLEP, GMAT, GRE, LSAT, MCAT, NYSTCE, PRAXISSAT, TASC, TOEFL, many certification exams, and numerous other tests may be found at Business & Career Library. Study books are available for entry-level New York City civil-service exams. You may also take practice exams and/or download test books for many of these exams for free through our Learning Express Library database.

Application forms for the TASC and SAT are available at the Business & Career Library.

Other Services
  • Special topics workshops. We offer occasional workshops on a variety of topics such as interviewing and LinkedIn, among others.
  • Business and career newspapers and magazines.  Please ask at the Business & Career Library Reference Desk.
  • Class visits and tours: Please contact us to schedule a visit to see our resources for students and job seekers.

Jobseekers and others who may want more time on computers are encouraged to take advantage of our laptop loan program at select locations.