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Norwalk Public Library
1 Belden Ave.
Norwalk, CT 06850
Fax: 203-866-7982
South Norwalk Branch
10 Washington St.
Norwalk, CT 06854
Get A Library Card

Library Cards are available free to all Norwalk* residents. With your library card you are eligible to check out books, movies, magazines, use the Internet and more.   

You can apply for a library card in person, online, or download the application to complete at your leisure. Visit either of our locations to pick up your card. The replacement fee for lost or stolen library cards is $2.00.
Puede solicitar la tarjeta de la biblioteca en persona, online o bajar la solicitud y llenarla a su mejor conveniencia. Visite cualquiera de nuestras bibliotecas para recolectar su tarjeta. El costo de remplazo por tarjeta pérdida o extraviada es de $2.00.

Library Card Sign up
Online Application Solicitud Online
Downloadable Application Solicitud Descargable
To get a Norwalk Public Library System card, a new borrower must present one type of identification from section A or two types of identification from section B, one from the identity column and one from the residency column. If the new borrower does not have a photo ID, the library card will have a limit of two items.

 Acceptable Identification, if they are signed, valid (unexpired), current: 
  • Connecticut Driver's License with current Norwalk address
  • Connecticut Photo ID with current Norwalk address
  • US passport with Norwalk address.
    NOTE: Some passports do not list address in which case a residency ID is needed.

B) Residency ID Requirements:  Two current IDs, one from each column, are required. 

 Identity Proof  Residency Proof (Valid and current with applicants name and Norwalk address)
  •  Employer ID with photo
  •  Norwalk tax bill (for residence, not property owned or business owned)
  •  Alien registration with photo
  •  Utility bill dated within the last three months
  •  School ID with photo
  •  Lease
  •  "Green Card"
  •  Personal Mail dated within the last three months
  •  US Military card with photo
  •  Auto Registration

Non-Norwalk Residents who work or attend school in Norwalk:
  • If you are employed or attend school in Norwalk, but are a resident of another town, you may be issued 
 a library card for use only in the Norwalk Public Library System that is renewable after one year.
  • For those who work in town, we will request a pay stub; students and teachers can present a school ID.