Kids Summer Reading Program
Read-along Books

Children's Services

The Newport Beach Public Library offers everything that kids and their families need to make reading and learning fun — from storytime to award-winning books, STEAM events to Crafternoons, and much more. Join us!

1000 Books

A year-round reading program for any child who has not yet entered kindergarten. Sign up for a free Beanstack account and register today!


Track your reading, stay engaged, read more, and get smart! Follow the prompts to sign up and join a reading challenge today. 

Booklists for Kids

Staff book recommendations for kids! Find lists by grade or subject.

Children's Calendar

Join us for special events such as author visits, themed crafts, STEAM programs, sensory play, read-to-dog programs, magic shows, musical performances, animal shows, and much more!

Educator and Student Services

Plan your next field trip, request a Librarian speak at your school event, get assignment support for your students, and more! Use one of our forms to tell us how we can support your curriculum needs and current studies.

Kanopy for Kids

Parents and caregivers can explore educational and engaging streaming videos for children of all ages.

New Picture Books

Find the newest additions to our picture book collection!

Novelist K-8 Plus

Novelist K-8 Plus is a database where you can find books for kids from kindergarten to eighth grade! There are so many ways to search for fiction, mystery, fantasy, science fiction, nonfiction, and biography books. 


It’s never too early for storytime! Check out the storytime schedule and join us! 

Student Resources

Find reliable information using our subscription databases that are FREE to use with your library card!

Summer Reading Program

Each summer, adults, teens, and kids are invited to take part in seven weeks of reading fun, with craft activities and interactive programs for kids, too!


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