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Open by Appointment

Norwood Public Library will offer appointments for public access to the building on Wednesdays (10:00 AM – 3:30 PM) and Fridays (12:00 PM – 3.30 PM), beginning August 26, 2020. Patrons may sign up for thirty minute appointments to browse the collection, or one hour appointments to use the public access computers.  An individual or family appointment can be made. Each child under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult at this time (1 adult per child). Only one individual or family will be allowed in the building during the appointment with library staff.

Trustee Election: September 15, 2020

Any citizen of the Norwood Library District age 18 or older who would like to run for a trustee position on the library's Board of Trustees must submit a petition with 18 valid signatures in order to be placed on the ballot.

Imagine YOUR Story

Registration is open for our Summer Reading Program! We invite patrons of all ages to read along with us.  Sign up online at nowlibny10.readsquared.com or download the free ReadSquared app on your device! This Read-at-Home program includes optional minigames, reading lists, and more.  Teens are encouraged to sign up here.

Print registrations and reading logs are available here:

Trustee Election Update


2020 has been a very unusual year! Normally in the month of May, the Norwood Public Library holds a trustee election to fill opening and vacant positions on the Board of Trustees. As a Special Legislative District Library, our trustee election is postponed until September 15, 2020 to follow New York State’s Executive Order No. 202.26. According to this order:

Expanded Appointment Hours and Community Room Use

Library appointments are now available on Thursdays from 3:00pm-7:00pm as well as Wednesdays from 10:00am-4:00pm and Fridays from 12:00pm-4:00pm. The community room is available for use by the public with a maximum of 10 individuals permitted in the room. All individuals over the age of 2 years old are required to wear masks and practice social distancing. 

2020 Trustee Election Results

Molly Andrasik, Kathleen Hartman, and Leonard Halpern were elected to serve on the Norwood Public Library Board of Trustees on September 15, 2020. Molly Andrasik received 43 votes, Leonard Halpern received 43 votes, and Kathleen Hartman received 48 votes.