- Monday 10 am - 6 pm
- Tuesday 12 pm - 8 pm
- Wednesday 12 pm - 8 pm
- Thursday 10 am - 6 pm
- Friday 10 am - 6 pm
- Saturday Closed
- Sunday Closed
Get to Know This Library
About Norwood Library
- Library Size: 10,303 sq ft
- Space for Children
- Book Drop
- Space for Teens
- Meeting Rooms: Capacity 38
- Study Rooms: Capacity 1/room
- In-person and telephone research assistance
- MetroTAP Cards
- Early Learning and Engagement
- Self-serve Homework Center
- Online Homework Help
- Public Computers: 9
- Children's Computers: 7
- Teen Computers: 2
- Laptop & Hotspot Kits: 8
- Express Computers: 8
- Early Learning Computers: 2
Friends of the Library
Friends of Norwood Library a volunteer-run organization that supports the library and library events
Friends of Norwood Library provides the following services to support the library.
- Friends of the Library Book Sale
The original Norwood Library opened on November 22, 1950 as a storefront library at 4772 Peck Road. The library was opened to provide service to residents of the unincorporated area north of the city of El Monte.
The city annexed this area in the early 1960’s. Property for a larger site was purchased in 1967. Finally, on April 15, 1977, the new Norwood Library opened at this address.
The library has an active Friends of the Library which strongly supports library programs and services.
- La Historia Society: Formed in 1998 to preserve the rich cultural history of El Monte and South El Monte
- El Monte/South El Monte Chamber of Commerce: General information about the El Monte / South El Monte Chamber of Commerce.
- City of El Monte: Official city site with description of local agencies and officials.
- El Monte Historical Museum
Staff Picks (All Ages)
A monthly list of noteworthy titles selected by our Collection Development Services team.
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