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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
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Age 17 & Under Library Card Application (Our policy might be helpful.) 

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.   
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.
              (Some passports do not list address in which case a residency ID is needed.)

B) Residency ID Requirements:  Two IDs required: One from each column.

 Establish Identity  Establish Residency (Valid, in name of borrower, Norwalk Address)
  •  Employer ID with photo
  •  Norwalk tax bill (for residence, not property owned or business owned)
  •  Alien registration with photo
  •  Utility bill
  •  School ID with photo
  •  Lease
  •  "Green Card"
  •  Personal Mail
  •  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 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.

Connecticut Non-Norwalk Residents:
  • Current Connecticut hometown library card plus second form of identification (with picture) to verify identity.  (If the new borrower does not have a photo ID, the library card will have a limit of two items.)

Replacement fee for a lost library card is $2.00.