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Computers and WiFi

Computer use is available to anyone with a valid Newport Beach Public Library card

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

Library desktops and laptops offer the following features:

  • Sessions: 1 hour + 20 minute extensions until a waitlist forms
  • Patrons log-in with the library card number and password 
  • 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 waitlist feature when all computers are in use. Patrons may enter their cell phone number at the queue station to receive a text when their computer is available
  • Patrons may lock their computer for 15 minutes
  • Computers lock after 10 minutes of inactivity

Printing is also available from home, a laptop or mobile devices.

Central Library Computers

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Windows 10 desktop computers
  • Laptops available for checkout
  • Free scanning to email or USB drive
  • Photocopying in B/W or Color ($0.15/0.45)
  • Faxing at the Reference Desk ($1/pg)
  • Microfilm/microfiche reading/printing/saving

 

Mariners Branch Computers

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Windows 10 desktop computers
  • Laptops available for checkout
  • Photocopying in B/W or Color ($0.15/$0.45)
  • Faxing at the Reference Desk ($1/pg)

 

Balboa Branch Computers

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Windows 10 desktops
  • Laptops available for checkout
  • Free scanning to email or USB drive
  • Photocopying in B/W or Color ($0.15/$0.45)
  • Faxing at the Reference Desk ($1/pg)

 

Corona del Mar Branch Computers

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Windows Laptops available for checkout
  • Free scanning to email or USB drive
  • Photocopying in B/W or Color ($0.15/$0.45)
  • Faxing at the Reference Desk ($1/pg)

 

 

 Link to Internet Use Policy  Link to Laptop Computer Policy  Link to Wireless Connection Policy