Norwalk Library Blog Posts

Dinosaur Dimensions! Summer 2024

The Norwalk Public Library summer reading program will include many fun activities for kids of all ages. This year, we will welcome Dinosaur Dimensions to talk to us about dinosaurs! Join us at the Norwalk Public Library on June 19th at 5:00 pm for a Jurassic show that is out of this world! Take a Read more

The Exchange by John Grisham

Series: The Firm, book 2Description: In this explosive sequel to The Firm, Mitch, a partner at the largest law firm in the world, is asked for a favor by a mentor in Rome that plunges him into a sinister plot that has global implications and once against places everyone he holds dear in danger.Genre: Thrillers and suspense; Legal thrillersPace: Fast-pacedTone: Suspenseful Booklist: Read more

Prequel: an American Fight Against Fascism

Description: An MSNBC anchor traces the fight to preserve American democracy back to World War II, when a handful of committed public servants and brave private citizens thwarted far-right plotters trying to steer our nation toward an alliance with the Nazis.Genre: History writing; History writing; History writingTone: Sobering; Thought-provokingWriting Style: Compelling; Well-researched Kirkus Review: A history of America’s admirers Read more

The Stars Did Wander Darkling

Author: Meloy, ColinDescription: In a sleepy seaside town in 1980s Oregon, Archie Coomes and his friends are convinced that an unknown evil has been unleashed on the town after his dad’s construction company opens the cliff beneath the old Langdon place–widely believed to be haunted–and the adults in town begin to act strangely.Genre: HorrorStoryline: Plot-drivenTone: Atmospheric; Gruesome; Scary; SuspensefulWriting Style: Richly detailed; Attention-grabbingMin/Max Grade Level: 5 – Read more

NaNoWrMo Norwalk Library Writer Prep Page

We will host several assignments in the library to get your creative juices flowing. You can start these assignments at any time, but the goal is to start writing your novel on November 1st, so the more tasks you can complete before November, the better! If you don’t want to do all or any of Read more

1923 – Season One

1923, a Yellowstone origin story, introduces a new generation of the Dutton family as they explore the early twentieth century when pandemics, historic drought, the end of Prohibition and the Great Depression all plague the mountain west, and the Duttons who call it home. The series is executive produced by Taylor Sheridan, co-creator of Yellowstone, and stars Helen Read more