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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 library@countyofnapa.org.

 Alphabetical List of Databases

 

AARCAuto Repair Reference Center

Do-it-yourself repair and maintenance information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles.

ancestrycomAncestry.com

Ready to discover your family story? This database is only accessible from INSIDE the library.

AtoZ1AtoZ Databases

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

biography reference centerBiography Reference Center

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

bookflixBookFlix

Enjoy Scholastic video storybooks & non-fiction e-books for kids. Learn and be entertained! (It's free.)

Consumer reports for databaseConsumer Reports

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

Discover and goDiscover and Go

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

dmv testsdrivingtests.org

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

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

Freegal cta imageFreegal Music

Download 5 songs a week and stream up to 3 hours of music a day. Access to 6 million songs from 28,000 recording labels.

grolier ctaGrolier Online

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

heritage quest ctaHeritage Quest Online

a comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources, local and family histories, and finding aids.

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

you can get a professional tutor 24/7 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!

community resource guide ctaNapa Community Resource Guide

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

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.

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.

RefUSA CTAReference USA

We’ve switched to A to Z Databases as of July 1. Please visit it and let us know what you think. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us: reference@napalibrary.org

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.

Zinio CTAZinio Digital Magazines

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