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Your Napa County Library card or e-card is required to search most of the databases. If you need help finding information, our reference team is eager to help. Please call us at (707) 253-4241 or email us at

 Alphabetical List of Databases


AARCAuto Repair Reference Center

Do-it-yourself repair and maintenance information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles. (inside library only)

Ready to discover your family story? Available for use inside the library only

AtoZ1AtoZ Databases

Our newest database service, The Ultimate Search Tool for Jobs, Businesses, Mailing Lists, Background & Criminal Searches

AtoZ World FoodAtoZ World Food

Explore food culture and traditional recipes from around the world. It’s a movable feast in a digital cookbook.

biography reference centerBiography Reference Center

A comprehensive collection of full-text biographies, as well as thousands of unique narrative biographies.


Enjoy Scholastic video storybooks & non-fiction e-books for kids. Learn and be entertained!

Cavendish Square DigitalCavendish Square Digital

Animal and Plant Anatomy

community resource guide ctaNapa Community Resource Guide

A comprehensive indexed list of various Napa County organizations and agencies.

Consumer reports for databaseConsumer Reports

Access to expert, unbiased ratings of over 5000 products. Including cars, appliances, electronics and more.

sanbornDigital Sanborn Maps

Outside Link - digital access to more than 660,000 large-scale maps of more than 12,000 American towns and cities.

sanbornDigital Sanborn Maps

Inside Link - digital access to more than 660,000 large-scale maps of more than 12,000 American towns and cities.

Discover and goDiscover and Go

Access to free and low-cost tickets to museums, science centers, zoos, theatres and other fun local cultural venues.


CA DMV Permit Practice Tests 11 car practice tests, 6 motorcycle practice tests, 3 Commercial Driver’s License practice tests, 3 online driver’s manuals

Explore NapaExplore Napa

learn the stories of Napa's everyday places and look through a window into the past with historical images and documents


The largest genealogy organization in the world, designed to help people learn more about their family history.

grolier ctaGrolier Online

four encyclopedia databases: Encyclopedia Americana, America the Beautiful, Lands and Peoples, and The New Book of Popular Science.

HOOPLAHoopla Now Live!

Stream TV, Movies, Music and more. Get the app too!

infotrac newsstand ctaInfoTrac Newsstand

provides access to full-text newspapers. Search articles instantly by title, headline, date, newspaper section, or other fields.

learning express ctaLearning Express Library

practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information you need to achieve the results you want at school, at work, or in life.

LIRCLegal Information Reference Center

contains hundreds of full-text publications and thousands of legal forms, with more content being added on a regular basis.

Literary Reference CenterLiterary Reference Center Plus

This full-text database provides the most relevant information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes.

live homework help - animatedLive Homework Help

Online tutors in math, science, social studies and English. Kinder through adult learners. English and Spanish.

Mango languageMango Languages

is a fast, easy and effective way to learn to speak a foreign language! 93 different language courses currently available.

masterfile ctaMasterfile premier

full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and more.

morningstar ctaMorningstar Investment Research

An online investment database with information on more than 30,000 stocks, mutual funds, and exchange-traded funds.

Muzzy CTAMUZZY Online

The world’s #1 language course for children! Learn SPANISH, ENGLISH, FRENCH, ITALIAN, GERMAN & more. It's animated, fun and FREE!

Napa Health matters CTANapa Health matters

This is your one-stop source for health services, resources and solutions for yourself, your family and our community.

NVRWC LogoNewspaper Archive

The Napa Valley Register and the Weekly Calistogan. Dating Back to the 1800's up to December 2015.

Newspaper Source PlusNewspaper Source Plus

More than 1,400 full-text newspapers, providing more than 55 million full-text articles. Videos and podcasts are coming soon.

NoveList logoNoveList

Your guide to fiction: Designed to help fiction readers find new authors and titles. The complete readers' advisory solution.

Points of ViewPoints of View Reference Center

Develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills.

sbrcSmall Business Reference Center

small business and entrepreneurial subject areas, common business types, a help and advice section, and information on how to create business plans.

TumblebooksCheck out Tumblebooks!

Learn to read by watching and listening as your favorite stories come to life! E-books for E-kids! (It's free!) Library Card required for access.


complete, online investment research system that comprises all the financial information and analytical tools

Zinio CTAZinio Digital Magazines

Enjoy more than 75 popular magazines - free! Download them to your phone, tablet or computer.