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Library News

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  • Author Kim Cox

    Author Talk with Kim Cox

    Join us for this special interview with 26-year veteran teacher Kim Cox, author of "This is What Blind Looks Like"


  • News

    Board of Library Trustees News

    The Newport Beach Public Library Board of Library Trustees recently announced a new slate of officers with Paul Watkins as Chair.

    07/28/2020 4:46 pm

  • Arts icon

    New sculptures installed in Civic Center Park

    Enjoy a walk in Civic Center Park and view the recently installed Phase V sculptures, along with ten sculptures from Phase IV.


  • 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 Storytime with Mayor Will O'Neill

    Mayor Will O'Neill shares his children's favorite books in a video storytime for Newport Beach Public Library.

    04/26/2020 3:00 pm

  • Trace Your Roots with Ancestry

    Ancestry Library Edition is now accessible from home with an NBPL library card.

    04/02/2020 5:39 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

    All Libraries and Book Drops Closed

    In concurrence with the executive order issued by the Governor of the State of California, all Newport Beach Public Library branches will be closed until further notice.


  • News

    March Library Programs Cancelled

    A message from Library Director Tim Hetherton

    03/12/2020 12:59 pm

  • News

    Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

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

    03/06/2020 12:35 pm

  • Friends Present Gift of $185,000

    The Friends of the Library presented City and Library officials with a check for $185,000 at the Newport Beach City Council meeting on Tuesday, September 10.