Library Hours, Holiday Closings, Location & Directions

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

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 2021

Date Days of Week Holiday
January 1 Wednesday New Year's Day
January 18 Sunday and Monday Martin Luther King Day Weekend
February 15 Sunday and Monday President's Day Weekend
April 10 Friday Good Friday
April 12 Sunday Easter
May 24 and May 25 Sunday and Monday Memorial Day Weekend
July 4 Saturday Independence Day
September 6 and September 7 Sunday and Monday Labor Day
October 11 Monday Columbus Day
November 11 Thursday Veterans Day
November 26 Thursday Thanksgiving
November 27 Friday Day after Thanksgiving
December 24 Friday Christmas Eve - Library Closing at 1:00 pm
December 25 Saturday Christmas Day
December 31 Sunday New Year's Eve 
January 1, 2021 Monday 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 lights (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.
  • 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 at 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.