Oceanside Library


The Oceanside Library offers "Ask A Librarian" e-mail service to Oceanside School District residents.  We will normally respond to your question within 48 hours of its submission (excluding weekends).  We can provide answers to factual reference questions or suggest sources which might help answer your question.  Please read all of the guidelines carefully before submitting a query.

If you require immediate assistance or have a lengthy query, please come into the library during business hours or call the Reference Desk at (516) 766-2360, option 5.

  • Use Library Query as your subject heading.
  • The "Ask A Librarian" e-mail service cannot provide answers for questions of a legal, financial, or medical nature.
  • The "Ask A Librarian" e-mail service cannot place reserves for materials or do shelf checks via e-mail.
  • You MUST include your Oceanside Library barcode number within the text of your message.  It is the 14 digit number on your library card.
  • This service is only available to residents of the Oceanside (NY) School District.
  • Please remember to include your name, e-mail address, phone number (if a callback is necessary), and "not needed after" information in your message.
  • click here to send your e-mail.

Online Homework Help

Click here for access to Online Homework Help and Tutoring in most subjects, Test Prep, Career Help, Resume Writing, and more all in a one-on-one chat session.
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Career Cruising - In Library -- At Home
This database offers resources for those looking for career information.  You can learn about colleges and universities and the programs they offer, explore different careers that you are interested in, or take an interactive survey to help find careers that match your interests.  You can even set up a portfolio allowing you to save any information that you are working on so you can return to it at another time.

JobNow - In Library -- At Home
This database offers you resume and cover letter assistance with trained writing experts as well as live interview coaching to help you brush up on your technique or practice for an upcoming interview.  Career assessments can help you discover your best career fit based upon education, experience, and personality.  There is also an Adult Learning Center with access to test preparation (including the GED, TASC & U.S. Citizenship Tests), Microsoft Office help, an expert writing lab, an academic skills center featuring live online tutors, and other additional study tools.

Learning Express Library - In Library -- At Home
Provides courses and eBooks on job searching, resumes and cover letters, interviewing, and networking skills.  Take instantly scored Civil Service, licensing, certification, and aptitude practice tests and watch tutorials on popular software programs including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Access.  To gain access to the LearningExpressLibrary.com's test preparation materials you will need to register.  (Click on "NEW USER" if you are a first time visitor.)  When accessed from home, your username must be your 14-digit library card number. 
NOTE: Learning Express Library has upgraded their platform with new skill-building tutorials, test preparation, and career advancement resources with new educational content, career guidance, and advice from industry experts.

Tutor.com Adult Education And Career Center - In Library -- At Home
Live help is available from real tutors daily from 2pm - 10pm (some holidays excluded). Users can receive assistance with careers, job searches, writing résumés and cover letters. Help with citizenship exams, school subjects from GED prep to introductory college courses is also available. SkillsCenter Resource Library is open 24/7. In English and Spanish.

General Career Sites

Ask the Headhunter
Best Jobs U.S.A.
Job and resume databases, plus other resources, tools and information.
Career Builder Career advice, plus job-search listings from more than 60 participating newspapers.
Career OneStop Sponsored by the US Dept. of Labor.
Hempstead Works: Job Seekers Walk-in "One Stop" career center.
Internet Career Connection Discover a career direction that best matches your personality style.
New York State Department of Labor
O*Net Resource Center
Occupational Outlook Handbook
What workers do on the job, training & educational needs, working conditions, earnings, and expected prospects in a wide range of occupations.
Riley Guide Links to job resources on the Internet.
Study.com Education Portal Articles, reviews, and videos on career paths, job hunting, trade schools, and degree programs.

Job Listings & Resume Posting Sites

CareerBuilder.com Search for jobs by industry, salary, location; post your resume free.
Glass Door
Search engine for job listings.
Job Bank USA
Job-Hunt New York
Search engine for job listings.
LinkedIn Jobs 
LiveCareer Job Listings
Nation Job Network
The New York Job Source
Quintessential Careers
Simply Hired
Search engine for job listings.
Trabajos en Español.

Government and Civil Service Jobs
Long Beach Civil Service and Benefits Office
Nassau County Civil Service Commission
New York City Civil Service
New York State Department of Civil Service
Suffolk County Civil Service Commission

Unemployment Benefits
NY Unemployment Insurance Benefits Online
US Dept. of Labor Unemployment Insurance Information

Resume and Cover Letter Preparation
The Damn Good Resume
eResumes and Resume Writing Services
Free Resume Templates (Hloom.com)
JobStar Central
Resume and cover letter assistance, compiled by public libraries in Northern California.
Perdue Online Writing Lab
Pongo Resume Builder

Classified Job Ads
New York Daily News Jobs
New York Times Job Ads
Newsday Classifieds
NonProfit Times

Specialized Job Listings

Best Nursing Degree
Disabled, on Social Security (Ticket To Work)
Non-profit organization jobs.
Latin America's Professional Network Experienced Spanish and Portuguese bilingual professionals.

Snag-A-Job Hourly employment.
Teach New York
NYC Dept. of Education.
Union Jobs Clearinghouse



Oceanside Chamber Of Commerce
Oceanside Herald
Oceanside Information (City-Data.com)
Oceanside (Google Maps)
Oceanside (Our Little Town)
Oceanside (Wikipedia Entry)
Oceanside School District

Town of Hempstead
Town Of Hempstead
- Town Of Hempstead's official website
Town Of Hempstead Code
Town Of Hempstead Department Of Senior Enrichment

Nassau County
Nassau County
- Nassau County's official website
Nassau County Civil Service Commission
Nassau County Office Of Emergency Management
Nassau County Assessment Review Commission

Nassau County Department Of Parks & Recreation

Long Island

Long Island.com
Long Island Association
Long Island Bus Schedules (NICE - Nassau Inter-County Express)
Long Island Convention & Visitors Bureau
Long Island Genealogy
Long Island Index
Long Island Libraries
Long Island Railroad
Long Island Sound Foundation

PSE&G Power Outages

New York City/State
New York City
New York State
- New York State's official website
New York State Assembly
New York State Department Of Homeland Security And Emergency Services
New York State Department Of Motor Vehicles
New York State Government Agencies
New York State Library


Oceanside Library - 30 Davison Avenue - Oceanside - NY 11572