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

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:





The Library will be CLOSED


Monday, September 7th


For the observance of Labor Day


The library will reopen Tuesday, September 8th at 10:30 AM


The AV and Bookdrops will be available for your convenience

Norwalk Public Library's Cookbook Club


Pick up a book at the desk!

Thanks for joining our tasty club.  Enjoy this month’s selection.  Pick one recipe to share with the group on the 4th Wednesday of the month at 12:30 in the meeting room downstairs.  Plates and silverware will be provided.

Meeting Dates:


September 23rd


October 28th


November 25th **Special Date

December 16th- Holiday Celebration

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!


September Book



"Because of Winn-Dixie" by Dan Gutman

Saturday, September 19th

@ 1 pm

It is a special day and time so that we are able to watch the movie

and compare it to the book.

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

For children reading at a 3rd Grade Level or Above


Teen After School Social Time

Thursday, September 10th & September 24th

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm



Play video games on

our X-box 360 and the Wii.


Snacks and drinks provided.


Grades 6th - 12th

Family Movie Matinee



Family Movie Matinee

Saturday, September 26th





    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.


What is hoopla?

Hoopla is a streaming service for movies, music albums, television episodes, and audiobooks. All content is simultaneous access, meaning no holds. Their most popular items are music with over 200,000 albums available. 


Hoopla is available via the Hoopla App on most mobile devices and on your desktop browser. 


Checkout limits are 10 items per patron per month. Content automatically expires after the loan period:

Videos: 3 days

Music Albums: 7 days

Audiobooks - 21 days


Visit the site to view the collection:




Click here for a guide to set up your hoopla account 


If you have any questions please contact us at 419-668-6063 or stop at one of circulation desks for assistance.