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

Summer Solstice New Members Celebration with Susan Straight

Mecca by Susan Straight



in honor of Mike and Polly Smith

Founding Sponsors of Medicine in our Backyard Series

Susan Straight

BECOME A NEW MEMBER by May 27 and receive an invitation to the Summer Solstice New Members Celebration on June 14.

 The celebration will include hors d'oeuvres and wine reception followed by author presentation with National Book Award finalist Susan Straight. She will be talking about her latest book Mecca, a stunning epic tracing the intertwined lives of native Californians fighting for life and land. Regarded as NY Times 10 Best California Books of 2022!


 Questions? Contact us: info@nbplf.foundation or 949-717-3892.

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