Central Library is open Monday - Saturday with modified services and hours. Mariners and Balboa are 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.  


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Explore our New Catalog, our 24/7 eBranch, or use curbside pickup to checkout materials with the Newport Beach Public Library.

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New York Times Bestsellers are displayed on the main page of our new catalog

L.A. Times Bestsellers Nonfiction

L.A. Times Bestsellers Fiction

New Books

New Materials (On Order)
Science Fiction

Audio Books

New Audiobooks (On Order)
Science Fiction

Movies & Music

Films & TV Shows
Foreign Films
Music CDs

Graphic Novels & Video Games are also available from NBPL.

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Newport Beach Public Library Foundation (NBPLF) is excited to announce the launch of a new virtual program called Studio Chats: A conversation with contemporary creatives in a time of COVID with NBPL Foundation CEO Meg Linton. Find out more at


Available for checkout:

Go Pro
Digital Camera
Media Converter
External Hard Drive
USB Turntable
DVD Drive
Wifi Mobile Hotspot


Waiting on a new release? 

Our new catalog or staff can keep you up to speed with new titles. Did you want to know when materials enter the catalog that match your interest? Use a Preferred Search.

Preferred Searches require an RSS Feed Reader. After narrowing your search results, click on the RSS Feed symbol Subscribe to search results at the top of the page, copy the URL, and paste it into your reader.

"Have I read this already?"

Did you know that the catalog can save your reading history?

Opt into this feature by logging into your account.

Under Personal Information, choose Preferences and select "Record my checkout history."