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How to get a Library Card

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.

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The Witte Lectures 2023: Anne Applebaum

Authoritarianism vs. Democracy: A Global Crisis

26th WITTE LECTURES 2023

 

The Newport Beach Public Library Foundation presents

The 26th season of the highly acclaimed Witte Lecture series launches in February 2023. Sifting through the massive flow of information and discerning what deserves thoughtful attention is time consuming and difficult. Our roster of nationally known speakers will once again provide a spark for igniting community conversation on the timeliest topics. Be part of the Witte community for live, dynamic, and compelling conversations in our award-winning library. Knowledge is power!

 

Anne Applebaum

Authoritarianism vs. Democracy: A Global Crisis

Anne Applebaum

Friday, February 10, 2023 - 7:00pm 

To learn more about the event  and to register :  https://nbplf.foundation/programs/witte-lectures/

 

 Questions? Contact Director of Programs Kunga Wangmo-Upshaw kupshaw@nbplf.foundation or 949-717-3818.

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