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    Norwalk Public Library Card

    December 8, 2015

    These days, you can download or stream a book online and read it in minutes. What’s the point of going to a library?

    Well, a library isn’t just a nice place to read these days. Libraries have evolved to become community gathering centers, places to learn, and yes, even places to work out.

    The Norwalk Public Library has made this evolution seamlessly, with plenty of events every week. There’s something for everyone!

    Read on to learn what’s waiting for you at the Norwalk Public Library.

    Norwalk General Public Library Info

    First, let’s cover the basics. Make sure you check the hours online before you go, because they change on holidays. Then, get your library card. More details are below for your convenience!

    Norwalk (General) Public Library Location/Phone

    1 Belden Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06850

    203-899-2780

    Norwalk Public Library Hours:

    Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.

    Tuesday, Friday, Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

    Sunday: 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.

    Work Out at the Library

    Who says you can’t get fit and stay healthy at your local library? There’s everything from yoga to zumba going on this month, so dive in and try out these fun workout and stress-busting events.
    If you’re just easing back into working out, you can’t go wrong by joining Beginner Yoga with Cora on December 11 & 18 from 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. in the Full Auditorium.

    In the mood for something to get your energy up? Zumba for Teens and Adults on December 14 & 21 from 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. is the perfect time to groove those winter blues away.

    Need to wind down after all of those holiday parties and events? Sahaja Meditation should help. It’s happening on December 14, 21, & 28 from 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. in the Chess Room.

    Explore Interesting Library Art Exhibits

    Check out this month’s gorgeous Fall 2015 International Children’s Art Exhibit, which starts December 10 in the Reading Room, and extends all through the month of December.

    This art show, "Capturing the Moment," features student art from 12+ countries. It’s the brainchild of Creative Connections, a nonprofit international cultural education organization that “fosters global competency in children.”

    Learn a New Language at the Library

    Trying to learn a new language? As you know, most language skills come from practice. The caffe & conversazione event will allow you to practice Italian in a low-pressure environment with others who are also learning! It’s happening December 12 from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. in the Carnegie Room.

    And last (but not least), what library program would be complete without a book reading? Head to the AuthorSpeak event and listen as authors Elizabeth Benedict and Jane Green unravel their compilation of essays, Me, My Hair, and I. It’s all happening December 14 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m in the Full Auditorium.

    Add the Norwalk Public Library to the list of our favorite things about Norwalk, CT. And as the years go by, Norwalk just keeps getting better! Want to be apart of one of the most up-and-coming cities in Connecticut? Get in touch with us today at The Waypointe.