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Civil Service Exam Preparation

Are you studying for a civil service exam?

There are books and booklets online to help you prepare for the test.

At Yonkers Public Library’s website: 

Our Overdrive ebook library has a wide selection of civil service exam guides and practice books. Browse the many offerings, or click Search near the top of the page and type in a specific test title. Exams ready for checkout are bus driver, clerk, notary public, and many more. If the item you want is already checked out, you may set a hold for when it becomes available. 

There are a number of ways to use Overdrive. A general guide is here. If you will be using a smartphone or tablet to read your ebooks, we recommend using the Libby app; this video will get you started.

From the New York State Department of Public Service: 

New York State provides test guides for various exams here. We recommend that you consult the general guide to taking NYS civil service tests first. Exams include law enforcement officer, clerical series, safety and security series, correction officer, and many more. 

A new career in the civil service could be waiting for you. Score high!