NPL in the News

September 2017 Articles



Thumbs up, thumbs down Bridging the digital divide
The Hour - Editorial - Pg. A9 - Wednesday, September 20, 2017 

'Being mayor sure isn't easy' by Bill Collins & 'Norwalk Mayor - figurehead or captain' by Lanny Goldman 
The Hour - Letters to the editor - Pg. A7 - Tuesday, September 19, 2017

QiGong with Bill Wrenn at the library
The Hour - Pg. A2 - Tuesday, September 19, 2017
By C. Wright

Norwalk Public Library offers convenient services to the public
NorwalkPlus Magazine - Pg. 16 - Fall 2017

New Norwalk Public Library Exhibit - South of the Border & Across the Sea
NorwalkPlus Magazine - Pg. 74 - Fall 2017

Bridging the digital divide
The Sunday Hour - Pg. A1 & A4 - Sunday, September 17, 2017
By R. A. Schuetz
Photograph by R.A. Schuetz/Hearst Connecticut Media

Questioning Mayor's effectiveness
The Hour - Speak Out - Pg. A11 - Friday, September 15, 2017
By David McCarthy

Thumbs Up, thumbs down
The Hour - Editorial - Pg. A7 - Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Last Appeal of Norwalk Zoning Decision on Library-Side Apartments Dropped
NancyOnNorwalk - Tuesday, September 12, 2017
By Nancy Chapman

Nicaraguan Sister city spotlighted
The Hour - Pg.A3 - Monday, September 11, 2107
By R.A. Schuetz

Norwalk Explains Its Position As Milligan Says ‘Nothing New’ In Library Deal 
NancyOnNorwalk - Friday, September 8, 2017
By Nancy Chapman

Uncertainty over parking agreement
The Hour - Pgs. A1 & A4 - Thursday, September 7, 2017
Photographs Hearst Connecticut Media file photo

Norwalk Developer On Library Deal: ‘Too Many Attorneys Spoiled The Broth’
NancyOnNorwalk - Wednesday, September 6, 2017
By Nancy Chapman

Library area to get overhaul
The Sunday Hour - Pgs. A1 & A4 - Sunday, September 3, 2017
By Robert Koch
Photograph Hearst Connecitut Media file photo

August 2017 Articles



Photograph of authors Tom Kies & Jean Cullander Kranso at NPL AuthorSpeak program
The Hour - Pg. A2 - Monday, August 7, 2017
Photograph by Alex Von Kleydorff / Hearst Connecticut Media


July 2017 Articles


Jamming on the Sax
The Hour - Pg. A3 - Monday, July 31, 2107
Photographs by Alex Von Kleydorff / Hearst Connecticut Media

Thomas 'Cookie Dust' Turns Music into Magic
The Hour Online - Thursday, July 27, 2017
By Mike Horyczun

Interlibrary loan service revamped
The Sunday Hour - Pgs. A1 & A5 - Sunday, July 14, 2017
By Kaitlyn Krasselt & Julia Perkins
Photographs by Alex Von Kleydorff / Hearst Connecticut Media

City has been short-sighted with library parking
The Hour - Letters to the Editor - Pg. A7 - Thursday, July 13, 2017
By Arlene Trowbridge, Norwalk

More parking by year's end
The Hour - Pgs. A1 & A4 - Thursday, July 13, 2017
By Robert Koch
Hearst Media file photograph

Common Council approves parking plan
The Hour - Pgs. A1 & A7 - Wednesday, July 12, 2017
By Robert Koch
Photograph by Eric Trautmann/Hearst Connecticut Media

Norwalk Council approves $460K library deal
NancyOnNorwalk - Wednesday, July 12, 2017
By Nancy Chapman

Thumbs up, thumbs down
The Hour - Editorial - Pg. A7 - Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Tax Board approves $460K for parking
The Hour - Pgs. A1 & A6 - Tuesday, July 11, 2017
By Robert Koch

Norwalk's littlest readers get library cards
The Hour - Pg. A5 - Monday, July 10, 2017
By Kaitlyn Krasselt

City can correct past mistake and help library
The Hour - Editorial - Pg. 7 - Friday, July 7, 2017

Panel advances library plan
The Hour - Pgs. A1 & A4 - Thursday, July 6, 2017
By Robert Koch

Norwalk neighbors concern new master plan
NancyOnNorwalk - Wednesday, July 5, 2017 By Nancy Chapman

Norwalkers: $460K library deal worth the money
NancyOnNorwalk - Monday, July 3, 2017
By Nancy Chapman 

Norwalk Librarian Brian Highland with Mindstorm EV3 robotics
The Sunday Hour - Pg. A2 - Sunday, July 2, 2017
Photograph by Erik Trautmann/Hearst Connecticut Media

June 2017 Articles



Residents urge support for expansion
The Hour - Pgs. A1 & A4 - Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Parking Authority would manage lot
The Hour - Pgs. A1 & A4 - Wednesday, June 21, 2017
By Robert Koch
Photographs by Erik Trautmann/Hearst Connecticut Media

Norwalk Library welcomes musician Jim Clark for mini-series
The Hour - published online June 21, 2017, 10:26 am
By Kaitlyn Krasselt
Photographs by Alex Von Kleydorff / Hearst Connecticut Media

Space program lifts off - Blast-off Camp session begins at Norwalk Public Library
The Hour - Pags. A1 & A4 - Tuesday, June 20, 2017
By Kevin Schultz Photographs by Alex Von Kleydorff / Hearst Connecticut Media 

Summer kids program lifts off at library
The Hour - Published Online - Monday, June 19, 2017, 5:22 pm
By Kevin Schultz
Photographs by Alex Von Kleydorff / Hearst Connecticut Media

Norwalk Center
The Sunday Hour - Neighborhoods - Pg. A3 - Sunday, June 18, 2017
Photograph - Hearst Connecticut Media file

Theater seeks classic marquee
The Hour - Pgs. A1 & A4 - Friday, June 16, 2017
By Robert Koch
Contributed photographs

Past is key to future
The Hour - Pgs. A1 & A4 - Monday, June 12, 2017
By Robert Koch
Photographs by Erik Trautmann/Hearst Connecticut Media

Parking deal could cost $5M
The Hour - Pgs. A1 & A4 - Friday, June 2, 2017
By Robert Koch
Photographs by Erik Trautmann/Hearst Connecticut Media

Norwalk Library lawsuit ends in settlement with ‘parking agreements’
NancyOnNorwalk - online - Thursday, June 1, 2017
By Nancy Chapman

Another Library Lot - Volumes of Parking
The Hour - Pgs. A1 & A3 - Saturday, June 3, 2017
By Robert Koch
Photographs by Erik Trautmann/Hearst Connecticut Media

May 2017 Articles


Milligan, Norwalk Library Foundation, set to tangle in court
NancyOnNorwalk - online - Friday, May 26, 2017
By Nancy Chapman
Wall Street Theater - A Comeback Story
The Sunday Hour - Pgs. A1 & A4 - Sunday, May 21, 2017
By Mike Horyczun Photograph by Alex von Kleydorff / Hearst Connecticut Media

Tutoring on the path to citizenship - A Literacy Legacy
The Hour - Pgs. A1 & A4 - Thursday, May 11, 2017
By Kaitlyn Krasselt
Photograph by Alex von Kleydorff / Hearst Connecticut Media

Parking Puzzle Deal near for library lot?
The Hour - Pgs. A1 & A4 - Thursday, May 11, 2017
By Robert Koch
Photographs by Erik Trautmann/Hearst Connecticut Media

Norwalk Council to consider ‘win-win’ library lot purchase agreement
NancyOnNyorwalk - online - Tuesday, May 9, 2017
By Nancy Chapman

April 2017 Articles


Norwalk Lit Crawl Stan Siegel reads Do Not Stand at My Grave and Weep Mary Elizabeth Frye
The Hour - Pg. A2 - Thursday, April 6, 2017
Photograph by Alex von Kleydorff / Hearst Connecticut Media

Norwalk's Annual LitCrawl draws local notables
NancyOnNorwalk - online - Thursday, April 6, 2017 

March 2017 Articles



CPTV Moving Forward
The Hour - Pg. A1 & A9 - Friday, March 24, 2017
By Robert Koch
Photograph by Alex von Kleydorff / Hearst Connecticut Media

AuthorSpeak with Clarinda Higgins & Bill Armstrong - Against the Current
The Hour - Pg. A2 - Wednesday, March 22, 2017 By K. Krasslet / Hearst Connecticut Media

Startup Incubator eyed for Norwalk
The Hour - Pg. A1 & A4 - Friday, March 10, 2017
By Robert Koch
Photographs by Michael Cummo/Hearst Connecticut Media

February 2017 Articles



Photograph of Chocolate Contest - Rhianna Ring-Howell, Zachary Go, & Sazzad Hossan
The Hour - Pg. A3 - Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Photograph by Erik Trautmann/Hearst Connecticut Media

Photograph of Maria Tiscia & Rio Bound
The Hour - Pg. A2 - Monday, February 13, 2017
Photograph by Alex von Kleydorff / Hearst Connecticut Media 

Maria Tiscia 's gift of song comes to library
The Hour / Sound Surfing - Pg. A2 - Saturday, February 11, 2017
By Mike Horyczun Contributed photo of Maria Tiscia & Rio Bound

Chocolate, Wine and Sign: Library hosts author night for the ladies
The Hour / GO pg. 18 - Pg. 40 - Thursday, February 9, 2017

Thumbs up, thumbs down
The Hour / Editorial Opinion - Pg. A7 - Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Norwalk needs more library parking, not more apartments
Sunday Hour / Letters to the Editor - Pg. A8 - Sunday, February 5, 2017
by Joe Abruscato, Norwalk

Norwalk Public Library Parking Problems
The Hour - Pgs. A1 & A4 - Wednesday, February 1, 2017
By Robert Koch
Photographs by Erik Trautmann/Hearst Connecticut Media

January 2017 Articles



Jazz Vocalist channels 'Golden Age of Song'
The Hour / Sound Surfing - Pg. A2 - Saturday, January 21, 2017
By Mike Horyczun Contributed Photo of Margi Gianquinto

Flood Cleanup - History Center Rebuilds collection at library
The Hour - Pgs. A1 & A4 - Wednesday, January 18, 2017
By Robert Koch
Photographs by Erik Trautmann/Hearst Connecticut Media

Photograph of Navy SEAL Kevin Lacz
The Sunday Hour - Neighborhoods Pg. A3 - Sunday, January 15, 2017
Contributed Photo of Kevin Lacz

New Board President Eyes Update for Belden Ave. Building
The Hour - Norwalk Library Pg. A1 & A4 - Wednesday, January 11, 2017
By Robert Koch

Winter Concert - Jim Clark Quartet
The Hour - Pg. A1 - Monday, January 9, 2017
Photographs by Alex von Kleydorff / Hearst Connecticut Media

New Year to bring concert series to library
The Hour/Sound Surfing - Pg. A2 - Saturday, January 7, 2017
By Mike Horyczun

New Year's Eve Bubbleology Countdown with Keith Michael Johnson
The Hour - Pg. A4 - Wednesday, January 4, 2017
Photograph by Erik Trautmann/Hearst Connecticut Media

Noon Year's Eve Celebration at NPL
The Sunday Hour - Pg. A2 - Sunday, January 1, 2017
Photograph by Erik Trautmann/Hearst Connecticut Media 

December 2016 Articles



When it Comes to fFowers Norwalk Woman Has The Silk Touch
Daily Norwalk Online - December 20, 2016
By Meredith Guinness

Local Author Pauline Brody next speaker at NPL
The Hour / Newsbites - Pg. A2 - December 19, 2016
By K. Krasslet / Hearst Connecticut Media

Sherrye Dobrin & Mark Monroe Concert - Co-Sponsor MusictoChina
The Hour - Pg. A2 - Saturday, December 17, 2016
By Mike Horyczun - Sound Surfing

Puzzling Passion - Rubik's Cube Collector shows off his treasures at Norwalk Library
The Hour - Pg. A1 & A4 - Wednesday, December 14, 2016
By Kevin Schultz
Photograph by Alex von Kleydorff / Hearst Connecticut Media

Give the gift of reading
The Hour / Letters to the Editor - Pg. A7 - Wednesday, December 14, 2016
By Christine Bradley Director, Norwalk Public Library

Bill Wrenn Tai Chi Norwalk Senior Center Photo & QiGong at NPL
The Hour / Newsbites - Pg. A2 - Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Photograph by Erik Tarutmann/Hearst Connecticut Media

November 2016 Articles



1000 Books before Kindergarten Program
The Sunday Hour / News - Pg. A5 - Sunday, November 13, 2016
Photos by Erik Trautmann/Hearst Connecticut Media 

October 2016 Articles 



Norwalk Public Library Children's Book Sale - The Hour - Pg. A2 - Friday, October 28, 2016
Photograph by Alex von Kleydorff / Hears Connecticut Media

Feeling the bookstore void
The Sunday Hour / Business - Pgs. C1 & C3 - Sunday, October 23, 2016
By Alexander Soule
Photo by Erik Trautmann/Hearst Connecticut Media Photo by Alexander Soule/Hearst Connecticut Media

Local Audiences to have first taste of Clark's new CD?
The Hour/Sound Surfing - Pg. A2 - Saturday, October 8, 2016
By Mike Horyczun Contributed photo 

September 2016 Articles


Quilts highlight drone deaths
The Hour - Pgs. A1 & A5 - Wednesday, September 28, 2016
By Kaitlyn Krasselt
Photographs by Alex von Kleydorff/Hearst Connecticut Media

Music mentoring through library website
The Hour / Sound Surfing - Pg. A2 - Saturday, September 3, 2016
By Mike Horyczun
Contributed photos

August 2016 Article



The art of storytelling
The Hour - Arts & Style - Pg. D2 - Sunday, August 28, 2016
By Christina Hennessy
Photograph by Christina Hennessy/Hearst Connecticut Media 

July 2016 Articles


A Benefactor's Legacy - Victorian-era Libraries Continue in Digital Age
The Hour - Pg. A3 - Saturday, July 30, 2016
By Frank Juliano & Julia Gorman
Photograph by Alex von Kleydorff/Hearst Connecticut Media

Libraries Embrace Changing Role
The Sunday Hour - Education - Pgs. A1 & A5 - Sunday, July 24, 2016
By Kaitlyn Krasselt
Photographs by Erik Trautmann/Hearst Connecticut Media

New Book Group Forming at Norwalk Public Library
The Hour - Pg. A2 - Thursday, July 7, 2016
By llake@bearstmediact.com

NPL Offers Adult Reading Program
The Hour - Pg. A2 - Wednesday, July 6, 2016
By kkrasselt@bearstmediact.com 

April 2016 Articles



Newsbites - Children's Book Sale Pihoto & Norwalk River Watershed Display
The Hour - Newsbites - Pg. A2 - Friday, April 29, 2016
Photo by Erik Trautmann/Hearst Connecticut Media

Library Parking Lot Petition Now Online (petition link)
The Hour - Letter to the Editor - Pg. A9 - Friday, April 22, 2016
By Maureen Odell

Norwalk developer wins Zoning approval for apartments next to library
Nancy on Norwalk - Thursday, April 21, 2016
By Nancy Chapman

Actress Ginger Grace channels Emily Dickerson for interactive performance at Norwalk Library
The Hour - Pg. A3 & A4 - Monday, April 11, 2016
by Frances Carr, Jr., Hour Staff Writer Hour Photo by Matthew Vinci 

Laurel Peterson confirmed as city's first Poet Laureate
The Sunday Hour - Arts & Life - Pg. C1 & C6 - April 3, 2016
by Frances Carr, Jr., Hour Staff Writer
Photo by Alex von Kleydorff 

March 2016 Articles



Norwalk political notes: Of libraries and school superintendents
Nancy on Norwalk - March 7, 2016
By Nancy Chapman

Knopp to Join Board
The Sunday Hour - Pg. A1 & A6 - March 6, 2016
by Robert Koch, Hour Staff Writer

Norwalk Library Having 'The Way We Read' Photo Contest
Norwalk Daily Voice - March 4, 2016
By Rachael Martin

Celebrating 'Unbirthday' on Leap Year Day
The Hour - Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Photos by Alex von Kleydorff 

February 2016 Articles



Girl Scouts 'Connect' at this year's World Thinking Day
The Hour - Pg. A1 & A5 - Monday, February 22, 2016
By Frances Carr, Hour Staff Writer / Hour
Photos by Matthew Vinci


Norwalk developer Milligan calls blame for library's parking 'unfair'
NancyOnNorwalk - Saturday, February 20, 2016
By Nancy Chapman

Clark Explores Sax Giants at the Library
The Hour - Weekend - Sound Surfing Music - Pg. C1 & C3 - Thursday, February 18, 2016
By Mike Horyczun

Super Science Aerodynamics Hoop Gilders
The Hour - Pg. A1 & A5 - Wednesday, February 17, 2016
By Jeff Eydt, Hour Staff Writer / Hour
Photos by Alex von Kleydorff


Library Day Celebrated at Norwalk Public Library with Illustrator Lizzy Borden
The Sunday Hour - Pg. A8 - Sunday, February 14, 2016
Hour Photo by Erik Trautmann 


January 2016 Articles



Tragic Love Stories: Henry VIII & Anne Boleyn
The Hour - Community News - Pg. A3 - Saturday, January 23, 2016

Project plans approved for Grist Mill
Includes information on Norwalk Zoning Commission Review of 69-Apartment Unit at 11 Belden Ave, library & parking.
The Hour - Pg. A1 & A8 - Friday, January 22, 2016
By Robert Koch, Hour Staff Writer

December 2015 Articles



Fun at Norwalk Public Library
The Hour - Pg. A3 - Wednesday, December 30 ,2015
Hour Photo by Matthew Vinci

Deadline approaching for city's inaugural Poet Laureate program
The Hour - Pg. A3 & A5- Wednesday, December 30, 2015
By Korey Wilson, Hour Staff Writer 
November 2015 Articles

Blood Sweat Tears Guitarist to Appear at Library Book My Rock n Roll Years Steve Katz Hour
The Hour - Pg. A1 & A8 - Friday, November 27, 2015
By Mike Horyczun, Hour Correspondent

Norwalk Next Generation Chorus
The Hour - Pg. A3 - Monday, November 16, 2015
Hour Photo by Matthew Vinci

DAR Lineage Research Head Teaches How to Trace Ancestry
The Hour - Pg. A1 & A5 - Monday, November 16, 2015
By Frances Carr, Jr., Hour Staff Writer / Hour Photo by Matthew Vinci 

Story Time for All
The Sunday Hour - Arts & Life - Pg. C1 - Sunday, November 16, 2015
By Frances Carr, Jr., Hour Staff Writer / Hour Photo by Erik Trautmann 

Star Wars Symposium at the Norwalk Library
The Sunday Hour - Pg. A4 - Sunday, November 15, 2015
Hour Photo by Erik Trautmann

Local Veterans Honored
The Hour - Pg. A8 - Friday, November 13, 2015
Hour Photo by Erik Trautmann 

NPL Chess Club Saturdays Katherine Scully plays
The Sunday Hour - Pg. 6 - Sunday, November 8, 2015
Hour Photo by Erik Trautmann

NPL Norwalk Greenlight a Vet program
The Hour Online - Saturday, November 7, 2015
By Robert Koch, Hour Staff Writer

Additional Parking available for library patrons
NPL eNews - November 3, 2015 

Photo Exhibit at Norwalk Library Features The Hour's Erik Trautmann
The Hour - Pg. A5 - Monday, November 2, 2015
Hour Photo by Matthew Vinci 
October 2015 Articles

Norwalk Heralds Introduction OfInaugural Poet Laureate Program
The Daily Voice, Lifestyle - Friday, October 30, 2015
By Frank Mojica 

Raggedy Ann turns 100 - Historian donates Raggedy Ann and Raggedy Andy Dolls for Fundraiser
The Sunday Hour, Arts and Life - Pg. C1 - Sunday, October 11, 2015
By Frances Carr, Jr., Hour Staff Writer

Ride the 'rails of imagination' with a free train station book
The Hour - Pg. A1 & A5 - Sunday, October 10, 2015
By Robert Koch, Hour Staff Writer

September 2015 Articles



Parking Relief for Main Library
The Hour - Pg. A1 & A7 - Wednesday, September 30, 2015
By Robert Koch, Hour Staff Writer

Inside East Norwalk
The Sunday Hour - Pg. C4 - Sunday, September 27, 2015
By Stan Siegel

Library Seeks Mini Golf Sponsors
The Hour - In Brief - Pg. A4 - Monday, September 21, 2015

Pen-Stars brings out Creativity in Children
The Sunday Hour - Pg. A3 - Sunday, September 13, 2015
By Leslie Lake, Hour Staff Writer

September is Library Card Sign-Up Month
The Hour - Community News - Pg. A3 - Wednesday, September 2, 2015

August 2015 Articles


Norwalk Library Plans Author Speak Programs for September
The Sunday Hour - Community News - Pg. A3 - Sunday, August 30, 2015

SoNo Library celebrates summer reading at Back-to-School celebration
Posted: Saturday, August 22, 2015 -The Hour Publishing Company
By Leslie Lake, Hour Staff Writer

NPL Mystery Library Panel Attracts Readers by Anne-Marie Sutton
Posted on Women of Mystery by Anne-Marie Sutton, August 10, 2015

Family Fun Fest Encourages Kids Summer Reading
The Sunday Hour - Pg. A1 - Sunday, August 2, 2015

July 2015 Articles



Library Hosts Mystery Writers Panel
The Hour Weekend - Pg. C1 - Sunday, July 30, 2015
By Frances Carr, Jr., Hour Staff Writer

Books & Beets CSA Brings Farm Fresh Produce to Library
The Hour - Arts & Life - Pg. C1 - Sunday, July 5, 2015
By Frances Carr, Jr., Hour Staff Writer