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Library Hours and Locations








Greenwich, Cos Cob and Byram Shubert Libraries

Hours, Locations and Telephone Numbers for Town Libraries and Branches:

Main Library Hours

Regular Hours:

  • Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-9 p.m.
  • Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Sunday 1-5 p.m.

Summer hours:

Library Closes at 5 p.m., Fridays, from the first Friday in July through Labor Day; the Library remains open on Sundays, year-round.

2014-2015 Holiday Schedule

The Main Library is located at 101 West Putnam Avenue, at the intersection of Dearfield Drive in central Greenwich (Map). The main telephone number is (203) 622-7900. (Detailed directions)


Byram Shubert Branch Hours

  • Monday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Tuesday 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Wednesday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Thursday 12-8 p.m.
  • Friday & Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Closed Sunday

The Byram Shubert Library is located on Mead Avenue in the Byram area of Greenwich (Map). Reach the library by telephone at (203) 531-0426. (Detailed directions)


Cos Cob Branch Hours

  • Monday 12 noon - 8:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday-Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Closed Sunday

The Cos Cob Library is located in Cos Cob at 5 Sinawoy Road, behind the Fire House on East Putnam Ave (Map). (Rte. 1/Post Road). The telephone number is (203) 622-6883. (Detailed directions)


Perrot Memorial Library Hours

  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Thursday 9 a.m.-8 p.m.
  • Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Sunday 1 -5 p.m. during the school year

The Perrot Library's telephone number is (203) 637-1066. (Detailed directions)

The Perrot Memorial Library, located at 90 Sound Beach Avenue in Old Greenwich, is not a branch of Greenwich Library, but is separate and independent.


Detailed Directions to the Libraries:

Directions to the Main Library

From the New England Thruway (I-95): Take exit 3 (Arch Street). At end of ramp, turn north, away from Long Island Sound. After traffic light past the RR bridge, take Soundview Drive uphill to Fieldpoint Road. Take right onto Field Point Road. Stay in the left lane, curving left after you pass the Town Hall. The road will intersect with the Post Road (Rte. 1). The Library will be directly across the street, on the right.

From the Merritt Parkway: Take the Lake Avenue exit (Exit 29), and follow signs to central Greenwich. Go 4.5 miles to the Lake Avenue Circle. At the Circle, take Dearfield Drive (directly across the circle as you enter it) The Library entrance is on the left as you approach the traffic light at Rte. 1.


Directions to the Byram Shubert Library

From Central Greenwich: Take exit 2 off the New England Thruway (I-95). Continue on ramp to traffic light to Delavan Avenue. Take right onto Delavan Avenue. Continue 3 blocks to Mead Avenue. Turn left into Mead Avenue Library will be visible on your left.

From New York: Take Exit 2, Delavan Avenue. Continue on ramp to traffic light. Take left onto Delavan Avenue, passing under Thruway to traffic light. Continue on Delavan Avenue 2 blocks to Mead Avenue. Turn left onto Mead Avenue. The Library will be visible on your left.


Directions to the Cos Cob Library

From Central Greenwich: Take Exit 4 Indian Field Road off the New England Thruway (I 95). Turn left off ramp. Drive north on Indian Field Road about one mile to East Putnam Avenue (Route 1). Take right onto East Putnam Avenue Proceed to the second traffic light. Make left turn onto Sinawoy Road. Library is on the right, after the Fire House.

From Stamford: Take Exit 4, Indian Field Road, off the New England Thruway (I 95). Turn right off ramp and proceed as above.


Directions to Perrot Memorial Library

From Greenwich: Take Exit 5 off the Connecticut Turnpike (I-95). At the traffic light, turn right onto the Boston Post Road (Rt.1). Go to the first traffic light, turn right onto Sound Beach Avenue. The library is located on the left, opposite Binney Park, just before the rotary.