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How To Find Your Book at the Kingsborough Library: Lookup Table

This libguide helps patrons find the location of their book in the Kingsborough Library.

What is a Call Number?

The call number serves as the book's exact address in the library. It consists of both letters and numbers. Here is a sample call number:

QP 141 .S3435 2011

The first letter of the call number determines the floor on which the book is shelved. In the above example, Q is the first letter of the call number.

Location Lookup

For your Call Number, use the following table to look for the book's specific location in the library:

If the first letter is: Click on the floor

A - B - C - D - E - F - G

5th Floor

H - J - K - L - M - N

6th Floor


7th Floor

Q - R - S - T - U - V - Z

8th Floor
With exception to items in: Click on the floor


2nd Floor


3rd Floor

Reserves (i.e. Current Textbooks)

Ask at the Circulation Desk

Contact Us

For help, contact the Reference Desk:

Telephone: 718-368-5632 Email: Fax: 718-368-5482