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McCarthy Library Website: BOOKS


Circulating books - books from the main shelves.

  • Can be checked out for 3 weeks. If no one has placed a hold on the item, you can renew the loan in your library account or by contacting the library. 
  • Up to 50 books can be borrowed at a time. 
  • Fees are currently suspended; however, the library has the right to request that a hold be placed on your ability to register for classes if you fail to return library materials.

Course reserves books - please see this page. 

Reference Collection - the library has a large print collection of refence materials (encyclopedia, dictionaries, maps & atlases, etc.). These books can not be taken out of the library. For online reference, please see our reference databases

Special Collections - contains "The California Collection," which includes books purchased from a bequest to build a local history collection and promote student and community interest in Napa's heritage. The collection comes primarily from the holdings of David Wheatley, a local prune farmer and avid collector of California history. The room is kept locked. For access, please come to the library's front desk. 





Donation Policy

If you would like to make a donation, please contact the library.