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Facts & Figures

Fiscal Year: 2019-2020

Current Library Budget: $9,749,560

Service Population: 85,780

Active Borrowers: 109,904

Volumes

  • Books: 224,863
  • Media: 55,300
  • eBooks: 33,417

Circulation

  • Materials: 878,128
  • Electronic Content Use:1,899,001

Reference Help

  • Reference Questions: 131,445

Visitors

  • Library Visits: 625,998
  • Program attendance: 58,633
  • Virtual Visits (website): 524,848
  • Average daily attendance: 1,715

Resources

  • Databases: 45
  • Public computers: 115
  • Staff:  74 employees
  • Open Hours per year: 8,598 total

Library Support

NBPL Foundation - (949) 717-3890
1000 Avocado Avenue, Newport Beach
foundation@newportbeachca.gov
www.nbplfoundation.org

Friends of the Library - (949) 759-9667
1000 Avocado Avenue, Newport Beach

 

Concierge Services 

  • Homebound Services 
  • Concierge service to Marina Park
  • Concierge service to NCCC
  • Concierge service to OASIS Center

Digital Services

  • Downloadable eBooks and magazines
  • Digitized Local History Collection
  • Online Databases
  • Online payment of fees
  • Streaming Video

Learning Services

  • Career Online High School
  • Literacy Services

Meeting Rooms

  • Charles Sword Meeting Room - 6-12
  • Friends Meeting Room - seats 200
  • Study Rooms

Technology

  • Computers for public use
  • Free wireless
  • Laptop computers for on-site use
  • Nooks with eBooks
  • Media Lab
  • Sound lab
  • Tech Toys

Special Services

  • Café - Bistro Express
  • Children’s Sun & Sea Discovery Garden
  • Friends Book Store
  • Local History Room
  • Passport Services
  • Popular Library
  • Stahr Children’s Room
  • Teen Center

Special Programs

  • Art Exhibits
  • Lecture Series
  • Author Visits
  • Teen Programs
  • Sunday Musicales
  • Business Workshops
  • Tech Training Classes
  • Children’s Storytimes
  • Children’s Programs and Crafts