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12350 Imperial Hwy.
Norwalk, CA 90650 (562) 868-0775
Mon 10 - 8 Tue 10 - 8 Wed 10 - 8 Thu 10 - 8 Fri 10 - 6 Sat 10 - 5 Sun Closed
Sue Kane, Library Manager
Building size: 33749 sq. ft. Meeting Room: Capacity 88 Children's area with Family Place Teen Space Book Drop for returning items accessible 24 hours Household Battery Recycling Site nearby libraries
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Norwalk Library has:
Public computers: 15 Children's computers: 6 Early literacy computers: 2 JAWS computer for the visually impaired: 1 Free Wi-fi
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Norwalk Library started out in July, 1913 as the 17th branch of the Los Angeles County Free Library through the efforts of a committee of the Commercial Club. The collection of 500 books was housed in a second floor room of the Stiffler Building at 537 E. Front Street. In 1919, Hattie Sproul, a member of the city's founding family, supervised the library.
When oil was discovered in nearby Santa Fe Springs in the 1920's there was a population boom in Norwalk; the library's collection and circulation also increased to the point that it needed a building of its own. In January, 1926, the library moved to new quarters built by Charles Stage at 13620 S. San Antonio Drive.
In 1956, a year before the city was incorporated, a new library building was opened across from the old one on San Antonio Drive. In just 13 years, the collection outgrew that facility despite the addition of a wing to accommodate the expanding children's department.
The city inaugurated the opening to public service of the 39,000 square foot building at 12350 Imperial Highway in July 1969. The Library was dedicated on Saturday, July 19, 1969.
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at Norwalk Library Subscribe to events Preschool Storytime
12:00 PM, Tue, Jun 28 Teen Video Game Pixel Art: Sports Theme!
3:00 PM, Tue, Jun 28 Bubbleology 101
2:00 PM, Wed, Jun 29 Toddler Storytime
11:00 AM, Thu, Jun 30 Color Us Happy
1:00 PM, Thu, Jun 30 Teen Sports Trivia!
3:00 PM, Tue, Jul 5 Teen Otaku Club!
4:00 PM, Wed, Jul 6 Law Librarian Help Desk and Self Help & Litigation Resources Workshop
10:00 AM, Thu, Jul 7 Color Us Happy
1:00 PM, Thu, Jul 7 Lunch and Learn: Art!
1:30 PM, Fri, Jul 8 Lunch and Learn: Art!
1:30 PM, Mon, Jul 11 Teen Minute to Win It
3:00 PM, Tue, Jul 12 Lasermania
2:00 PM, Wed, Jul 13 BARK Reading Program
4:30 PM, Wed, Jul 13 Color Us Happy
1:00 PM, Thu, Jul 14 Lunch and Learn: Art!
1:30 PM, Fri, Jul 15 Teen Art Activity: Video Game Pixel Art
11:00 AM, Sat, Jul 16 Lunch and Learn: Art!
1:30 PM, Mon, Jul 18 Teen Video Games for the Win!
3:00 PM, Tue, Jul 19 Mini Race Car Art Activity
2:00 PM, Wed, Jul 20 Teen Otaku Club!
4:00 PM, Wed, Jul 20 Law Librarian Help Desk
10:00 AM, Thu, Jul 21 Color Us Happy
1:00 PM, Thu, Jul 21 Teen Book Domino Challenges
3:00 PM, Thu, Jul 21 Lunch and Learn: Art!
1:30 PM, Fri, Jul 22 Citizenship Clinic
10:00 AM, Sat, Jul 23 Lunch and Learn: Art!
1:30 PM, Mon, Jul 25 Lit Wits Book Discussion: Beautiful Ruins
6:30 PM, Mon, Jul 25 Smartphone and Tablet Help
10:00 AM, Tue, Jul 26 Teens Read Whatever Book Discussion
3:00 PM, Tue, Jul 26
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