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.

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:


NPL Summer Reading Programs 2014

Children's Room Summer Reading Program

Norwalk Public Library Childrens Room Summer Reading Program Dig into Reading. June 1, 2013 - July 27, 2013. Click for Summer Reading Rules. Picture of Mice underground reading.

Norwalk Public Library Children's Room Summer Reading Program Dig into Reading June 1, 2013 - July 27, 2013. Click here for a list of the Children's Room Summer Activites. Picture of Moles underground reading.

Young Adult Summer Reading Program

Norwalk Public LIbrary's Young Adult Summer Reading Program Spark a Reaction June 9, 2014 - July 24, 2014 at 2 pm. Click for Summer Reading Rules. Picture of yellow background with sparks coming off of mechanical gears.

Summer Reading Supporters

The Norwalk Public Library would like to acknowledge the following businesses and organizations for their generous support of our summer reading programs. Thanks to their donations, our summer reading programs are able to offer reading incentives, prizes and great programs. Please let them know that you appreciated their support of the library's summer reading programs.

* Rotary Club of Norwalk    

* Friends of the Norwalk Public Library   

* Scott Myers, Century 21 Mike Myers Realty, Inc   

* Domino’s Pizza, Norwalk

* Don Tester Ford Lincoln   

* Fisher-Titus Medical Center

* Frank and Becky Van Dresser    

* Kenilee Lanes

* McDonald’s Restaurant, Benedict Ave

* New Beginnings Pediatrics     

* North American Martial Arts Institute

* Jim Orth, Norwalk Motor Sales/ U-Haul      

* Frank Van Dresser  Re/Max

* Sheri’s Coffee House         

* Taco Bell, Norwalk       

* Vargos Drive-In        

Special Program

Astronomy for Everyone:

Size and Scale of the Universe

Monday, August 4th

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Night Sky with Stars and a telescope


Size and Scale of the Universe is an exciting program about the universe. The speaker, Kevin Manning, is an astronomer and former consultant to NASA.

There will be a slide presentation and video footage. Then we will be outside to view the sky through a telescope, weather permitting.


Teen, Adults & Families

Registration is Required

Library Announcement

As we are preparing the Main Floor of the Norwalk Public Library for renovation, items are being relocated.

Please stop by the Main Circulation desk if you are having difficulty finding an item’s new location.

We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your patience.

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




Atomic Toddlers

11 am - 11:30 am


Library Board Meeting

4:30 pm



Last Day to Turn In Tickets for the Adult Summer Reading Program



Baby Bots

1 pm

Weekly Drawing for YA Summer Reading Program

1 pm

Adult  Grand Prize Drawing for the Summer Reading Program

1 pm

Block Busters

6 pm




Whiz Kids

11 am - 11:45 am


Super Scientists

2 pm - 2:45 pm





10 am - 10:45 am


Camp Aerospace with Rich Evans

1 pm



Atomic Toddlers

11 am - 11:30 am

Last Day to turn in YA Summer Reading Coupons


YA Summer Reading Party

2 pm




Last Day to turn in CR Summer Reading Tickets

Party for the Minions

1 pm

Summer Reading Fish Bowl Prize Drawings

2 pm

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