The Newport Beach Library is hosting an Ask A Children’s Author session starting on Monday, January 4th. Librarian, Ms. Liz, will be talking with her friend, author Nick Eliopulos. Nick Eliopulos is children’s fantasy book author. He has written several Spirit Animal books, Minecraft Woodsword Chronicles, and The Adventurers Guild.  Submit your questions online. Starting on January 4th, Ms. Liz will discuss writing with Nick and answer your questions.  This discussion will continue in segments through January 17th. Everything is online for safety. For more information, see their website at:


Laguna Beach is an Orange County beach side city which is just south of Newport Beach. Laguna Beach has over 180 artists in residence, 80 art galleries and a weekly art gallery walk. Located at 1179 Katella Street, this 4,200 square foot home is part of the Arch Beach Heights community.  This five bedroom, four bathroom home was built in 1975. Among the amazing views from this home are the Pacific Ocean, Main Beach, Catalina Island, Laguna Village, Hotel Laguna, on clear days the views stretch to Palos Verdes. This home sits on a 7,500 square foot piece of property, with a cul-de-sac setting. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy several views decks and a large swimming pool. Arch Beach Heights is at the top of Laguna Beach in the hills above Laguna Beach Village. Moulton Meadows Park is within walking distance with tennis courts, hiking, tot lot, soccer fields and par training course. 


Corona del Mar is part of the city of Newport Beach.  Corona del Mar encompasses all the land from the seaside of the San Joaquin Hills to South Avocado Avenue to the city limits. Although, north of the Avocado, Irvine Terrace is part of Corona del Mar. Located at 721 Narcissus Avenue, this 4,700 square foot home is part of the North CDM community. This four bedroom, five bathroom home was built in 2014. This custom home was built by Patterson Homes. Attention to detail can be seen in the disappearing doors, elevator and entertainer’s tech hub. This home sits on a 5,300 square foot piece of property, with a corner lot setting. The roof top deck has wonderful Pacific Ocean and city night views.  North CDM is on the north side of the Pacific Coast Highway. Students living in this area, attend the Harbor View Elementary School and Corona del Mar Intermediate and High School. The Villages of Corona del Mar are very nearby.