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Library Reference

You may contact the library by phone or E-mail:

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(949) 717-3860 - For quick questions, call us at Telephone Reference. We take calls Monday through Thursday, 9 am to 9 pm; and Friday and Saturday 9 am to 6 pm.  Telephone reference service is not offered on Sundays.
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Send a question via our e-mail reference form. We will make every effort to respond to your question within two working days. If we cannot quickly answer your question we will let you know.
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Request a title for purchase

To make a request for the library to purchase a specific title, please use our online request form.

Reference Librarians will provide brief, factual answers to your reference questions, or suggestions for resources which might help you find what you need.  Please provide as much detail as possible.  It is helpful to know the purpose of your request and any other pertinent details.

Contact the NBPL Reference staff for assistance with:

  • Reference questions
  • General information
  • Placing holds on library materials
  • To suggest new titles (published in the last 6 months) for purchase - books only, please!

Computer Training

In-depth online training is available through Universal Class. Universal Class offers work-at-your-own-pace online training on a wide variety of topics, from writing a business plan to planning a wedding, and plenty of computer classes as well. There's something for everyone!

contact the library: (949) 717-3800