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Hours & Locations

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

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.

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.


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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