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. 


Library Policies

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The Newport Beach Public Library is a service-oriented library committed to meeting the needs of the diverse audiences within the community through the Central Library and the Branches. It is a place for reading, researching and studying; meeting friends and relaxing; enjoying cultural arts programs and exhibits, attending lectures and community meetings, and for borrowing Library materials and using Library services.

We ask for your cooperation in maintaining an environment in which all Library customers can use and enjoy the Library's resources, services and facilities. These policies have been developed to assure the comfort and safety of all who use the Library.

Library Use Policy


Internet Use Policy


 Study Room Policy


 Children in the Library Policy




Media Lab Use Policy






Collection Development Policy




 Laptop Computers