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Facts & Figures

Fiscal Year: 2020-2021

Current Library Budget: $9,729,402

Service Population: 85,865

Active Borrowers: 110,962

Volumes

  • Books: 220,964
  • Media: 53,685
  • eBooks: 27,108

Circulation

  • Materials: 1,043,629
  • Electronic Content Use:1,015,111

Reference Help

  • Reference Questions: 78,088

Visitors

  • Library Visits: 117,353
  • Program attendance: 31,551
  • Virtual Visits (website): 893,334
  • Average daily attendance: 1,715

Resources

  • Databases: 37
  • Public computers: 88
  • Staff:  66 employees
  • Open Hours per year: 3,375 total

Library Support

NBPL Foundation - (949) 717-3890
1000 Avocado Avenue, Newport Beach
foundation@newportbeachca.gov
https://nbplf.foundation/

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
  • 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
  • Children’s Storytimes
  • Children’s Programs and Crafts