Library Hours

Monday  & Wednesday 

9:30 am - 8:30 pm


Tuesday & Thursday

10:30 am - 6:00 pm


Friday & Saturday

9:30 am - 5:00 pm



Contact Information

46 West Main Street

Norwalk, Ohio 44857

Phone: 419-668-6063

Fax: 419-663-2190



Local Weather

Learning Express Library

Reserve a Librarian


The Norwalk Public Library is announcing a new program being offered. Reserve a Librarian.

This program is an hour long appointment to receive one-on-one instruction with a library staff person to help with e-books, e-mail, internet or anything that a patron might need assistance with.

To register for an appointment you can stop by one of the circulation desks, call us at 419-668-6063 or fill out an electronic form by clicking here. Once the form is filled out, you will be contacted as soon as possible and an appointment will be set.

If you have any questions please let us know.

Puzzle Exchange Program

Love to do jigsaw puzzles? Have puzzles that you have done and want new ones? Then the Norwalk Public Library's new Puzzle Exchange Program might be the answer for you! Also, if you have any puzzles that need a new home please feel free to donate them for our program.

How does the program work?

  1. A person brings in a puzzle & exchanges it for another puzzle.
  2. All pieces should be included.
  3. Puzzles can be any size 150 pcs to 1000 pcs

Friends of the Library

No more 'snailing' around with our news to you!

Yes, we'd like to start using email to send you the Friends' newsletter and other important information. Email is faster and cheaper. It also is "tree friendly." Would you please help by sending us your email address, if you have one? Email to:


Library Announcement

Dear Patrons, This year the IRS will only send three 1040 forms: 1040, 1040-A, and 1040-EZ.  This means that public libraries will receive No instruction booklets, no publications, and no other forms for distribution to the public.  Patrons can obtain forms at to view and download and to order tax products to be delivered by mail and 1-800-829-3676 to order by phone for mail delivery.  


**Official IRS statement**

"The decision to reduce the number of tax products available to our library partners was not made lightly.  We realize this decision is not ideal and we understand it may impact you and your customers.  We apologize for these late program changes."

Tween Book Club

Tween Book Club


Will meet the last Monday of each month!

1. Pick up the book to check out!

2. Read the book throughout the month!

3. Attend the discussion!

4. Have a snack!

5. Help pick the next book to discuss!


January Book


"Wanderville" by Wendy McClure

Monday, January 26th

@ 6:30 PM

Books will be available to be picked up starting December 15th at the Children's Room Desk.

For children reading at a 3rd Grade Level or Above


Teen After School Social Time

Sparkly Blue Snowflake

Thursday, January 29th

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm


Duct Tape Crafts ~ Snacks

Wii ~ X-Box 360


Grades 6th - 12th

Family Movie Matinee



Family Movie Matinee

Saturday, January 24th

2 PM


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    Please bring a snack and a cushion or blanket to sit on.

Drinks will be provided.

Movie will be shown in the meeting room at the Norwalk Public Library.

Performance license is paid by the
Friends of the Norwalk Public Library.

E-media Collection

eMedia just for Kids

Reading level K-12

Some Young Adult titles will be located in the regular eMedia site.





eMedia for Adults and YA

Click here to go to our emedia site. Download music, video, e-book or audiobooks.

Click here to access our downloadable

E-books, Audio Books, Video, and Music.


Upcoming Events




Story Time

6:30 pm -

7:15 pm



Toddler Time

11:00 am - 11:30 am



Family Movie Matinee




Tween Book Club

6:30 pm -

7:30 pm



Story Time

6:30 pm -

7:15 pm



Teen After School Social Time

3:30 pm -

5:30 pm

Tax Links


Federal Income Tax                          State Income & School District Taxes                          Norwalk City Taxes

File federal income taxes                             File Ohio State and School district taxes                                            File Norwalk city taxes