Central and Mariners Libraries have reopened Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. with modified services and hours. Balboa is open for curbside services Monday - Saturday, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Corona del Mar is open for curbside services Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. All programs and storytimes are currently cancelled until further notice.    

Crean Mariners Branch Library

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Hours and Location

Donna and John Crean Mariners Branch Library
1300 Irvine Avenue, Newport Beach, CA 92660
949) 717-3838

Hours:  Modified services available Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Monday to Saturday: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

During school hours, part of the children's library is closed off to the public. Staff will be glad to retrieve items in the school library portion of the building for the public. The school library is open to the general public:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 3:15 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Wednesday 2:15 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sunday 12 noon - 5 p.m.

Parking: In addition to the parking lot in front of the library, additional parking is now available along Dover Drive near the tennis courts.

About the Mariners Branch

The Donna and John Crean Mariners Branch Library is a joint-use facility serving the public and students at Mariners Elementary School. The 15,000 square-foot building opened in 2006 and includes a full-service library with public computers and internet access, a Children's Room and a Teen area.


  • Free WiFi 
  • Windows 10 desktop computers
  • Laptops available for checkout
  • Free scanning to email or USB drive
  • Photocopying in B/W or Color ($0.15/$0.75)
  • Faxing at the Reference Desk ($1/pg)