The main floor of the library contains space for hundreds of students.
The McCarthy Library has Apple and Windows desktop computers in the library available for NVC students and employees. Computers are available on a first-come, first-served basis. If you have classwork and there are no computers available, please ask library staff for assistance. Providing access to students is our highest priority, and during busy times we may need to implement a time limit for folks who are not studying.
The Library has eleven group study rooms, three of which double as media viewing rooms.
The quiet study room is located on the left side of the library from the main entrance. It is always open during library hours.
The library building has four classrooms, two on the first floor and two on the second floor. Details of the resources in each room are available in our Faculty Support Guide.
The Special Collections room 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 speak to staff at the circulation desk.