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Important:

The Central Library and all NBPL branches will close at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, November 22 and be closed November 23-24 for the Thanksgiving holiday. 

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Library Mission

To be the cultural, educational and informational heart of Newport Beach.

Hours & Locations
Addresses, phone numbers, a map and hours for each NBPL location.

About Newport Beach
History and general information about the City of Newport Beach.

History of the Newport Beach Public Library
The Newport Beach Public Library has a long history of service to the community beginning in the 1909.

Board of Library Trustees
Information about the governing Board of the library.

Library Policies
Policies governing the use of the Newport Beach Public Library.

Literacy Services
Newport/Mesa ProLiteracy, located on the lower level of the Central Library, provides services for adults seeking to improve their English reading and writing skills.

Cultural Arts
The Cultural Arts Division of the Newport Beach Public Library, with guidance and support by the Newport Beach City Arts Commission, brings cultural and arts programming to the community.

Friends of the Library
The Friends fund children's programs, Sunday Musicales and other library programs through used book sales and donations.

NBPL Foundation
The Newport Beach Public Library Foundation funds valuable library resources and services , and presents a variety of literary programs design to engage the community.

News & Press
News releases, facts and figures, photos and other information helpful in preparing articles about NBPL and upcoming events.

Contact Us
Get in touch with us via email, phone or postal mail.