The Newport Beach Public Library is the cultural heart of the community, serving more than one million patrons each year. We are an essential provider of books, information, and technology, through the Central Library and our three branches: Mariners, Balboa, and Corona del Mar.

Hours and Locations

Addresses, phone numbers, maps, and hours for NBPL locations

How to Get a Library Card

Information about getting a card

About Newport Beach

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

Board of Library Trustees

Information about the governing board of the library

Library Policies

Rules for using the Newport Beach Public Library

Literacy Services

Project Adult Literacy is located on the lower level of the Central Library, and 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 of the Library 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 & 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 mail

Meet the Author: Nabil Ayers


The Newport Beach Public Library is pleased to present a Meet the Author event featuring Nabil Ayers and his memoir "My Life in the Sunshine" featured in Oprah Daily, The New York Times, and The Washington Post. A five-star rated memoir, and Amazon editor's pick. View here on CBS Saturday Morning

Nabil Ayers will speak about his new book, a memoir about one man's journey to connect with his musician father, ultimately redefining what family really means. 

Seating is limited; registration is strongly recommended for this free program. Books will be available for purchase and signing.

Register here

Funding is generously provided by Friends of the Library.

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