Welcome to the Norwood Public Library

The Norwood Public Library, located at 513 Welcome Avenue in Norwood,
and is a member of the Delaware County Library System.
The library has books, e-books, magazines, movies, video games, museum passes, and other materials available
for members to borrow. The library also offers many valuable services, such as faxing,
computers with software and printers, wireless Internet, test proctoring, and
programs and events for all ages. Learn more about all the Library Services
available to you on our services page…

Ask Here PA: Ask a Librarian 24/7 to get assistance whenever you need.
Book Lists: Best Sellers and other Book Lists online.
Additional Links and Community Resources

NPL OPEN TO PUBLIC FOR LIMITED HOURS BEGINNING MARCH 1, 2021

EFFECTIVE MONDAY, MARCH 1, 2021, NPL WILL OPEN TO THE PUBLIC FOR BROWSING/CHECKOUT FOR LIMITED HOURS. 

HOURS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC FOR COLLECTION BROWSING/CHECKOUT:

  •      MONDAYS:          11:00 AM-6:30 PM
  •      TUESDAYS:           1:00 PM-6:30 PM
  •      WEDNESDAYS:    9:30 AM-6:30 PM
  •      THURSDAYS:        1:00 PM-6:30 PM
  •      SATURDAYS:        9:00 AM-1:00 PM

CONTACTLESS PICKUP IS AVAILABLE DURING LIBRARY OPEN HOURS; FOLLOW ABOVE SCHEDULE

PLEASE CALL THE LIBRARY TO ARRANGE CONTACTLESS PICKUP.  ALL PICKUP MATERIALS WILL BE PLACED IN THE LIBRARY VESTIBULE OR STAFF WILL DELIVER YOUR MATERIALS CURBSIDE.

*****COMPUTER ACCESS IS UNAVAILABLE UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE*****

ALL STAFF AND PATRONS ENTERING THE LIBRARY BUILDING ARE REQUIRED TO WEAR A FACE MASK OR FACE SHILD.  THE LIBRARY HAS FACEMASKS AVAILABLE IF YOU DO NOT HAVE ONE.  IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO WEAR A FACEMASK, STAFF WILL ASSIST YOU BY RETRIEVING MATERIALS FOR YOU OR YOU CAN TAKE ADVANTAGE OF OUR CURBSIDE/GRAB AND GO SERVICE.  OUR FRIENDLY STAFF IS ABLE TO HELP YOU LOCATE REQUESTED MATERIALS.

THERE WILL BE LIMITED CAPACITY IN THE LIBRARY BUILDING.  DUE TO SPACE LIMITATIONS, NO MORE THAN 5 PEOPLE WILL BE ALLOWED IN THE BUILDING AT ANY TIME.  PARENTS/CAREGIVERS WITH CHILDREN MUST KEEP CHILDREN WITH THEM AT ALL TIMES WHILE BROWSING/CHECKING OUT MATERIALS.  FOR THE SAFETY OF ALL, PLEASE KEEP YOUR VISIT TO NO MORE THAN 20 MINUTES.

MEETING ROOM AREA AND CHILDREN'S AREA WILL REMAIN CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC.  IF YOU NEED MATERIALS LOCATED IN THOSE AREAS, STAFF WILL RETRIEVE THEM FOR YOU.

PUBLIC RESTROOM WILL REMAIN CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

ALL MATERIALS MUST BE RETURNED THROUGH THE BOOK DROP.  A RETURNS CART WILL BE AVAILABLE OUTSIDE/INSIDE.  ALL RETURNED MATERIALS IMMEDIATELY GO INTO A 96 HOUR QUARANTING BEFORE THEY ARE CHECKED IN; DO NOT BROWSE THE BOOK DROP.  WE WILL NOT ACCEPT RETURNS AT THE CIRCULATION DESK.

AT THIS TIME, THE FOLLOWING SERVICES WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE:

  •      SITTING, GATHERING OR SOCIALIZING INSIDE THE BUILDING
  •      NEWSPAPERS/MAGAZINES (CANCELLED OR SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE)
  •      PROGRAMS INSIDE THE LIBRARY
  •      TOYS, GAMES AND SEATING IN THE CHILDREN'S AREA

THE FOLLOWING SERVICES WILL CONTINUE:

  •      24/7 DIGITAL LIBRARY (WWW.DELCOLIBRARIES.ORG)
  •      VIRTUAL PROGRAMS
  •      CONTACTLESS CURBSIDE PICK UP/GRAB AND GO TABLE