Get library news in your inbox.

Join the Social
Become a fan of Kingston Library on Facebook Follow Kingston Library on Twitter Follow Kingston Library on Google+
Reference Books
Reference Resources at the Library

Need information? Stop by the library to take advantage of our many print and online reference resources.

Here's a sampling of some of the many materials in our reference collection that may be helpful to you:

General reference

  • Dictionaries
  • General and specialzied encyclopedias


  • Peterson’s college guides
  • Scholarship guides


  • Occupational Outlook Handbook
  • Directory of Corporate Affiliations
  • Civil Service test preparation books
  • Guides to cover letters and resumes


  • Physician’s Desk Reference
  • Official ABMS Directory of Board Certified Medical Specialists
  • Merck Manuals (prescription drugs)

Finance and Law

  • Value Line stock guides
  • McKinney’s Consolidated Laws of New York
  • Martindale Hubbell Law Directory


  • NADA Used Car Guides
  • Motion Picture Guide
  • Dictionary of American Biography
  • American National Biography