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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    NBPL Earns Four Stars from Library Journal

    The Board of Library Trustees are proud to announce that Newport Beach Public Library was once again named as a Star Library in a national ranking compiled by Library Journal.

    12/07/2020 2:11 pm

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    Friends of the Library Bookstore

    The Friends of the Library Bookstore is open in the Friends room off the Bamboo Courtyard at the Central Library.

    12/17/2020 2:14 pm

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    Corona del Mar Library Featured in American Libraries 2020 Library Design Showcase

    The Corona del Mar Library was recently featured as one of the year’s most impressive new or renovated libraries in American Libraries Magazine's September/October Issue, highlighting the "shared space" concept in the innovative joining of the Corona del Mar Library and Fire Station No. 5.

    08/18/2020 12:18 pm

  • Let'sTalk Books, video book reviews by NBPL staff

    Let's Talk Books

    Library staff talks about their favorite books in video book reviews as part of Library's virtual programming.

    05/11/2020 8:00 am

  • Early Literacy

    Early Literacy Fun at Home

    Children's librarians focus on developing early literacy skills with reading, rhyming, singing and storytelling.

    04/27/2020 1:54 pm

  • Link to Video Storytimes

    Video Storytimes

    To enjoy the stories read by library staff, go the the Video Storytimes page on the Library website. Each Tuesday, new stories are released around 10:30 a.m., so tune in and enjoy storytime.

    04/26/2020 3:00 pm

  • Video Storytimes

    Enjoy video storytimes with NBPL children's librarians from home.

    03/30/2020 8:15 am

  • News

    Library Adds Udemy to eBranch

    Over 4,000 online classes and tutorials available for free!

    03/24/2020 11:15 am

  • News

    Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

    For the latest information on the Coronavirus, there are several websites recommended.

    03/06/2020 12:35 pm