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History of the Newport Beach Public LibraryThe Newport Beach Public Library has a long history of service to the community beginning in the 1909.
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Literacy ServicesNewport/Mesa ProLiteracy, located on the lower level of the Central Library, provides services for adults seeking to improve their English reading and writing skills.
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 LibraryThe Friends fund children's programs, Sunday Musicales and other library programs through used book sales and donations.
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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Board of Library Trustees Meeting **BALBOA BRANCH**
- Date: 03/20/2023 5:00 pm
- Location: Balboa Branch Library
100 E. Balboa Boulevard
Balboa, California 92661
Appointed by the Newport Beach City Council, the Board of Library Trustees is a policy-making board responsible for the administration of City libraries. The Board considers the annual budget for library purposes during the process of its preparation and makes recommendations to the City Council and City Manager. The Board also approves or disapproves the appointment, suspension, or removal of the Library Services Director. Subject to the approval of the City Council, the Board accepts money, personal property, or real estate donated to the City for library purposes, and contracts with schools, county, or other governmental agencies to render or receive library services or facilities.
2023 Meeting Schedule** -
** Subject to change