Orange County Library, Brea Branch

The Brea Library is one of 33 branches of the OC Public Libraries system and the first in the County system when it opened in October 1921. It is located on the Plaza level of the Brea Civic & Cultural Center.

It offers an assortment of materials and programs. They include Books, Newspapers, Magazines, Videos and DVDs, Music CD’s, Audiobooks, as well as digital services such as eBooks, eAudiobooks, and subscription databases.

Programming includes activities for all ages such as storytimes, craft programs, book clubs, individualized computer instruction, a writers group and the annual Summer Reading Program,

The Library benefits with support and advocacy from the Friends of the Brea Library. Visit them online or request their newsletter. Or you can call Pat at (714) 529-4782.

For more information, please contact the library at (714) 671-1722 or online to see our calendar of upcoming events.

Library Hours:
Monday through Thursday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday and Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

New Library Services

Orange County Public Libraries (OCPL) continues to engage residents and adapt to the challenges of the pandemic with new resources now available. A new Community Cookbook Project to connect with the community is available, as well as an online chat service to assist with frequently asked questions, reference assistance, program info, and much more. Visit for more information.

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