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Newport Beach Public Library

Overview

The Newport Beach Public Library has a long history of being an integral part of the Newport Beach community. The Central Library and its three branches, Mariners, Corona del Mar and Balboa, offer a diverse range of informational resources, public services and programs for every age group. The Newport Beach Public Library, ranked as one of California’s best, annually hosts over 1.2 million visitors to enjoy books, DVDs, audio books and other materials, as well as the library’s computer services, music and art events, literary lectures, and children’s programs. In spring of 2013, a 17,000-square-foot addition to the Newport Beach Central Library will be completed, linking the Central Library and the new Civic Center together with a bridge featuring a café and Wi-Fi lounge area on the top level and a media lab and conference room on the lower lever. The expansion project will also add more space in the Children’s Room, additional study areas, reading rooms and second floor restrooms.

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Yelp Based on 252 Reviews Yelp

It's spacious and quiet. Always a place to sit and the hours are good. they have a cafe which is perfect for study breaks and a beautiful green area... More

Discovered this local library in late January 2020 and visited the kids area, hung out reading books, playing on the kiddie computers, and getting a new... More

This is one of the nicest and most funtional libraries in Orange County. It is kept clean and organized and has great views including of the ocean in some... More

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