Central and Mariners Libraries have reopened Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. with modified services and hours. Balboa is 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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Shape Your Sound

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 is closed until further notice. Please check this page at a later time for updates. 

Feeling Creative?

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


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.