Library Hours, Holiday Closings, Location & Directions

The South Norwalk Branch Library & the Main Library
Next Phase of Re-opening 

Sidewalk Service is available at the SoNo Library:
Monday-Saturday, from  10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Sidewalk Service is available at the Main Library: 
Monday-Saturday, from  10:00 am - 2:00 pm

If you require assistance, please reach out Monday through Saturday  | 10 AM - 5:30 PM
Emails will be answered as soon as possible, at any time. 

SoNo Branch - 203-899-2790  ext. 15902
SoNo Branch Information Services:
 SoNo.Branch@norwalkpl.org 

Main Branch - 203-899-2780 ext. 15109
Main Branch Information Services: information@norwalkpl.org

South Norwalk Branch Hours

Monday 10:00 - 5:30
Tuesday 11:30 - 7:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 5:30
Thursday 10:00 - 5:30
Friday 10:00 - 5:30
Saturday 10:00 - 5:30
Sunday CLOSED

Main Library Hours

Monday 10:00 - 5:30
Tuesday 10:00 - 5:30
Wednesday 10:00 - 5:30
Thursday 10:00 - 7:00
Friday 10:00 - 5:30
Saturday 10:00 - 5:30
Sunday CLOSED

Holiday Closings 2022

Date Days of Week Holiday
January 1 Saturday New Year's Day
January 17  Monday Martin Luther King Day Weekend
February 22 Monday President's Day Weekend
April 15 Friday Good Friday
April 16 Sunday Easter
May 30 Monday Memorial Day Weekend
July 4 Monday Independence Day
June 19 Sunday Juneteenth
September 5 Monday Labor Day
October 10 Monday Columbus Day
November 11 Friday Veterans Day
November 26 Thursday Thanksgiving
November 27 Friday Day after Thanksgiving
December 24 Saturday Christmas Eve - Christmas Day Observed
December 25 Sunday Christmas Day
December 31 Saturday
New Year's Eve - New Year's Day Observed
January 1, 2021 Sunday
New Year's Day

South Norwalk Branch Directions

10 Washington Street
Norwalk, CT 06854

From West on I-95:

  • Exit 14. Take a right onto Fairfield Avenue at the end of the exit ramp.
  • Proceed down the road through one traffic light (cross streets are Couch Street and Flax Hill Road)
  • Cross Dr. Martin Luther King Drive Jr. at the second traffic light. Fairfield Avenue becomes Washington Street.
    • NOTE: Frontier, a brown, brick building, will be on the right side of the street.
  • Turn right into the first driveway on the right, just past the Frontier building.
    • NOTE: The driveway is between the Frontier building and the library. The driveway leads to the Library’s parking lot.
    •  If you get to the U.S Post Office or Circa Lighting, you’ve gone too far.


From East on I-95: 

  • Exit 15. Stay right at the first of two forks. Stay left at the second fork.
  • Turn left onto West Avenue at the end of the ramp. Keep straight through 5 traffic lights.
    • NOTE: Shell Gas Station and Walgreens will be on the right. The SoNo Collection will be on the left.
  • At the 6th traffic light will be a sharp curve and West Avenue becomes Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive.
  • Proceed through the 7th traffic light. Webster Parking Lot will be on the left.
  • Turn left onto Washington Street at 8th traffic Light.
    • NOTE: After making the left, Frontier, a brown, brick building, will be on the right side of the street.
  • Turn right into the first driveway on the right, just past the Frontier building.
    • NOTE: The driveway is between the Frontier building and the library. The driveway leads to the Library’s parking lot.
    • If you get to the U.S. Post Office or Circa Lighting, you’ve gone too far.


From Merritt: South to Route 7. Take South Norwalk exit to West Ave.

Right on West and continue as above.


Parking: The parking lot behind the Branch Library is usually adequate. In the event that our parking lot is full there is municipal parking available across the street in the Webster parking lot. 

Other types of transportation to the South Norwalk Public Library, 10 Washington St.

  Route
Norwalk Transit Wheels Wheels Route 9, Wheels Route 10 stops near Washington Street.
CT Transit Bus Route 341 from Stamford to the Norwalk Wheels Hub
Metro North Train
So. Norwalk Station
29 Monroe St Norwalk, CT 
New Haven and Danbury Lines stop at the South Norwalk Station
Norwalk Transit Commuter Shuttles are available to other areas of
Norwalk from the train station.
It is a .3 mile walk from the train station to the South Norwalk Library.