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Phone Numbers

Main Number · 203-594-5000
Circulation Desk · 203-594-5001
Information Desk/Adult Services · 203-594-5003
Children/Family Services · 203-594-5002
Collection Services · 203-594-5008
Executive Director’s Office · 203-594-5005
Development Office · 203-594-5025

Library Hours and Directions

Monday – Thursday · 9 am – 8 pm

Friday · 9 am – 5 pm

Saturday · 10 am – 5 pm

Sunday · 12 pm – 5 pm (Closed Summer Sundays June 19 – September 4, 2022)

Holiday closings are posted on our Event Calendar.


New Canaan Library occupies nearly a whole block in the village of New Canaan bounded by South Avenue and Main Street on the west and east, respectively, and Cherry and Maple Streets.
From the Merritt Parkway ·
Take Exit 37. Turn left onto South Avenue (Route 124). Follow approximately two miles to Maple Street, just past the municipal parking lot on the right. Turn right onto Maple Street. The Library parking lot entrance is on the left in the middle of block.
From I-95 Southbound ·
Take Exit 15 – Route 7 connector northbound to the Merritt Parkway exit, heading southbound. Follow the directions from the parkway above.
From I-95 Northbound ·
Take Exit 11. Turn left onto the Boston Post Road and then turn left onto Rte. 124. Follow Rte. 124 into New Canaan. After it crosses the Merritt Parkway, follow directions above. The Library is approximately five miles from the Post Road to the Library.

For a detailed street map of our location please click here