It’s a kids’ world kicks off March with fun events at Newport Beach Public Library

Hey kids! From a scavenger hunt, tracking your reading and an author event to a delightful King Fu Panda party, St. Patrick’s Day crafts and building a cardboard city, check out what’s happening in March at the Library.

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Search the Corona del Mar Branch for hidden photos and items – find them all and win a prize

Library Spy

Now through Saturday, March 16, what can you spy with your little eye? Search the library for hidden photos and items. Find them all and you’ll get a prize! Takes place at the Corona del Mar Branch.

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Track your reading through Beanstack and be entered for the opportunity to win a prize

Beanstalk Spring Challenge

Now through Tuesday, April 30, join the Spring Reading Challenge! Read every day during the months of March and April, track your reading through Beanstack and be entered for the opportunity to win a prize!

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Author Rachel Ignotofsky shares her new book, “What’s Inside a Bird’s Nest?” on March 9

Author Event

On Saturday, March 9 from 11 a.m.-12 p.m. at Central Library, children’s author, Rachel Ignotofsky, shares her new book, What’s Inside a Bird’s Nest? Ignotofsky crafts a stunningly illustrated read-out-loud with a touch of humor and compassion book, where readers learn about the birds that chirp outside their window, making it the perfect STEM book for children ages 6-11. Ignotosfky is the New York Times best-selling author and illustrator of such notable books as What’s Inside a Flower?, What’s Inside a Caterpillar Cocoon?, Women in Science, The Wondrous Workings of Planet Earth and more. Takes place in the Children’s Room.

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Join a Kung Fu Panda Party on March 13

Kung Fu Panda Party

On Wednesday, March 13 from 3-4 p.m., celebrate the return of Po and friends with crafts and fun at the Balboa Branch.

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Share a bit of the Emerald Isle during an afternoon of St. Patrick’s Day crafts on March 14

St. Patrick’s Day Crafts

On Thursday, March 14 from 4-5 p.m., join the fun at Mariners Branch for St. Patrick’s Day crafts. Geared for ages 3+.

Cardboard City

On Tuesday, March 26 from 4-5 p.m., stretch your imagination by helping build a cardboard city. They’ll provide supplies, you bring your ideas + building skills! Geared for ages 5+.

Library branches:

–Central Library, 1000 Avocado Ave., Newport Beach

–Balboa Branch, 100 E. Balboa Blvd., Balboa

–Corona del Mar Branch, 410 Marigold Ave., Corona del Mar

–Crean Mariners Branch, 1300 Irvine Ave., Newport Beach

For more information and a complete listing of events, visit the NBPL calendar here.


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