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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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Computers and WiFi

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Starting Monday, September 21, 2020, limited computers will be available at the Central Library only. Advanced reservations made online or by calling 949-717-3800 option 2 are strongly encouraged. Patrons will have 1 hour per day per card. 

The public computers will be self-service only. Staff members will not be able to provide help at the computers. Please bring a member of your household with you if you need extended computer help. 

 

Reserving a Computer

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Reservations are held for 10 minutes.

Free Wi-Fi is available at all NBPL locations from 6 am until 10 pm, seven days a week. 

The library's wireless access software was made available by a generous donation from the Newport Beach Public Library Foundation.

  • The network name is Newport Beach Public Library
  • Customers will create a unique User ID or use their library card to access the network

    To access our Wi-Fi login page and wireless print-drivers click on the button below for your current location:

       centralbutton   marinersbutton   balboabutton   cdmbutton 

    Library desktops offer the following features:

    • Windows 10 and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
    • USB ports and External DVD/CDRW drives (available for checkout) for saving work
    • Printing:  $0.15/page black & white and $0.75/page color
    • A waiting list feature when all computers are in use
    • Sessions: 1 hour 

    Central Library Computers

    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Windows 10 desktop computers
    • Free scanning to email or USB drive
    • Photocopying in B/W or Color ($0.15/0.75)
    • Faxing at the Reference Desk ($1/pg)
    • Microfilm/microfiche reading/printing/saving
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