ALL LIBRARIES ARE CLOSED AND ALL LIBRARY PROGRAMS AND STORYTIMES ARE CANCELED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  Curbside Service is available Monday-Saturday,  9 a.m. - 5 p.m. at all locations.   Online circulation service for renewing and placing holds will not be available from July 5-8, please call or email your requests.

Media Lab Hours

Monday - Thursday
10:00am - 8:00pm

Friday - Saturday
10:00am - 5:00pm

12:00pm - 4:00pm

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Link to Tech Toys

Shape Your Sound

Library Employee in Sound Room

The Sound Lab is equipped with the hardware and software to suit your audio needs, be it editing an album or recording.

The Sound Lab includes an iMac computer station, Universal Audio Apollo Quad, ProTools 11, Axiom 49 MIDI keyboard, M-Audio M-Track Plus, an Audio Technica AT2020, AT4047MP and Shure SM57 Microphone, and a Fender Super Champ XD amplifier. 

Media Lab Use Policy

Need to know what you need to use the Media Lab? The Media Lab Use Policy is available online to answer any question you may have.

If you have further questions, please contact the Central Library Reference Desk at 949-717-3860.

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The Media Lab located on the lower level of the Central Library and offers customers access to specialized software and equipment for digital audio and visual production. 

The Media Lab and Sound Lab are generously funded by the 
Newport Beach Public Library Foundation


Feeling Creative?



Want to build a website? Design a marketing campaign? Update your business card? Edit a movie? The computers in the Media Lab are equipped to meet your needs.

For a comprehensive list of available software, please visit our
What Can You Do in the Media Lab? page.


The Library is closed until further notice. Due to a directive from the City of Newport Beach regarding a public health notice, our Media Lab is closed. The reservation system will return when we reopen to the public.

For questions or concerns, please speak with NBPL staff by calling (949) 717-3800 option 2. You may also message us using our contact form.