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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

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Contact Us

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Happy Hour with Gregg Hurwitz **CANCELED**

Happy Hour with a Thriller Twist

**This event has been canceled. Please visit for any updates** 


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Join us on Saturday, March 25 from 5-7:00 p.m. for Happy Hour with best-selling author Gregg Hurwitz, who will discuss his new thriller, The Last Orphan: An Orphan X Novel

Wine, beer and light hors d'oeuvres will be served in the Bamboo Courtyard at 5 pm, followed by a 6 p.m. discussion in the Friends Meeting Room. Books will be available for purchase. 

Gregg Hurwitz is the New York Times #1 internationally bestselling author of twenty thrillers. His novels have won numerous awards and have been published in thirty languages.


Funds raised support Project Adult Literacy, a program of the Newport Beach Public Library.

Project Adult Literacy

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