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McCarthy Library Website: USING THE LIBRARY


The McCarthy Library is part of both Napa Valley College and the Napa County Library System. Because NVC is a public college, everyone is welcome to come visit the library. However, due to contractual restrictions, some services can only be accessed with a current NVC login. 

Here is a breakdown of who can use our services and how:


Napa Valley College
Student or Employee
Community Member
McCarthy Library Spaces Yes - check hours Yes - check hours
Circulating Books Yes - need library card to borrow Yes - need library card to borrow
Databases - Napa Valley College Yes - anywhere with campus login Yes - on campus Wi-Fi
Databases - Napa County Library Yes - with library card Yes - with library card
Library Computers Yes - for academic use, first come first served No - bring your own device
Campus Wi-Fi Yes - connect to "NVC Storm Cloud" Yes - connect to "NVC Storm Cloud"