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Summer Program for Kids

@ Newport Beach Central Library

Magic, art, music, animals


The Children’s Summer Reading Program will run from Saturday, June 22 to Saturday, August 10. Special programs featuring this year’s theme of “It's Showtime at Your Library!”are listed below.

The Children’s Summer Reading Program will run from Saturday, June 22 to Saturday, August 10. Special programs featuring this year’s theme of “It's Showtime at Your Library!”are listed below.


Pacific Animal Productions: It’s showtime! Come with us on a learning safari as local trainers show us animals from around the world. Also, remember to pick up your Summer Reading game sheet and start your reading extravaganza!


•Tuesday, June 25, Central Library Friends Room, 11am

•Thursday, June 27, Balboa Branch Library, 11am

•Thursday, June 27, Central Library Friends Room, 2pm

•Saturday, June 29, Crean Mariners Branch Library Jorgensen Room, 10am and 12pm


Let’s Go to the Movies Crafts: Let’s make crafts inspired by the silver screen. Join in and celebrate the fun and excitement of the movies.


•Tuesday, July 2, Central Library Friends Room, 11am

•Friday, July 5, Balboa Branch Library, 11am

•Saturday, July 6, Crean Mariners Branch, 10am


Magician David Skale: Join us for David Skale’s “Show Me the Bunny!” This fantastic show features silly comedy, lots of audience participation, tons of magic, and…a bunny!

•Tuesday, July 9, Central Library Friends Room, 11am

•Thursday, July 11, Balboa Branch Library, 11am

•Thursday, July 11, Central Library Friends Room, 2pm

•Saturday, July 13, Crean Mariners Branch Library Jorgensen Room, 10am and 12pm


Percussive Storyteller Cory Hills: Cory will entertain with his unique blend of percussion instruments and storytelling. The audience will even help Cory construct and compose stories to perform during the show!

•Tuesday, July 23, Central Library Friends Room, 11am

•Thursday, July 25, Balboa Branch Library, 11am

•Thursday, July 25, Corona del Mar Library, 2pm

•Saturday, July 27, Crean Mariners Branch Library Jorgensen Room, 10am and 12pm


Under the Big Top Crafts: Come one, come all! Ringleaders of all ages are invited to a good time creating circus-inspired crafts. Clowning around is encouraged!

•Tuesday, July 30, Central Library Friends Room, 11am

•Thursday, August 1, Balboa Branch Library, 11am

•Thursday, August 1, Corona del Mar Library, 2pm

•Saturday, August 3, Crean Mariners Branch Library Jorgensen Room, 10am


Kids Imagine Nation: Finish off the summer with this show-stopper! Party with Kids Imagine Nation at a fun, interactive musical show for the entire family.

•Tuesday, August 6, Central Library Friends Room, 11am

•Thursday, August 8, Balboa Branch Library, 11am

•Thursday, August 8, Corona del Mar Library, 2pm

•Saturday, August 10, Crean Mariners Branch Library Jorgensen Room, 10am and 12pm

  • Newport Beach Central Library
  • 1000 Avocado Avenue
  • Newport Beach, CA 92660

Phone: (949) 717-3800

Website: Click to Visit

Suitable for: 3 - 12

$0.00

Free, provided on location.

Special Family Events
Activity Name Next Occurrence Suitable Ages
10/18/2019 2 - 5
10/19/2019 3 - 7
10/19/2019 5 - 12
10/21/2019 0 - 2
10/21/2019 3 - 7
10/23/2019 2 - 3
10/24/2019 3 - 5
10/31/2019 2 - 12
11/02/2019 3 - 8
11/23/2019 5+
12/07/2019 2+

Event dates, times and cost are subject to change without notice. Before heading out, please contact the event organizer to verify the information provided. If you have questions about a particular event, please contact the event organizer directly.

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