Driving Directions

Driving Directions

**Please note: If you are using a GPS device, it is very important that you include our zip code 06032. The Library’s street address is: 154 Main Street, Farmington, CT 06032

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The Library is typically about fifty minutes from the New Haven campus and about twenty minutes from Hartford by car. The Library is about a forty-minute drive from the nearest airport, which is Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks.

From New Haven:

Take I-91 North to exit 22 (Route 9). 
Take Route 9 North to Route 72 West (Exit 28, a left exit). 
Take Route 72 West to Exit 33 (Route 372).
(highway splits at several points—always take 72 West, even when the sign for the other fork reads “Farmington”) . 
Almost immediately, take right exit (Exit 2) to Route 372 (New Britain Avenue). 
Stay in left lanes of exit ramp, and turn left onto Route 372 (New Britain Avenue). 
Take a right at the first light (Cooke Street). 
When Cooke Street merges into Route 10 North (Mobil Station on left) follow Route 10 North about 1 mile. 
The Library is on the left, just before light at intersection with Meadow Road, behind white picket fence.

To New Haven:

Turn right on Route 10 South. 
Bear right at Mobil Station (still 10 South). 
Go through one set of lights. 
Turn left immediately under bridge (signs are not obvious: Route 72 and I-84). 
Once on highway, get into left lanes immediately. 
Take Route 72 East to Route 9 South. 
Take Route 9 South to I-91 South.

Alternative route to/from the Lewis Walpole Library:

From New Haven (alternative):

Take I-91 North to Exit 22 (Route 9). 
Take Route 9 North to I-84 West. 
Take I-84 West to Exit 39 (Route 4). 
Take Route 4 West to Route 10. 
Turn left on Route 10 South (Main Street, Farmington). 
Take Main Street (10 South) through two lights . 
The Library is the first house on right after second light (intersection with Meadow Road), behind white picket fence.

To New Haven (alternative):

Turn left onto Main Street (Route 10 North). 
Turn right at second light (Mountain Road). 
Follow Mountain Road (it bears to the left after the hill) to end. 
Turn right at end of Mountain Road. 
Turn left at light onto Route 6. 
Take Route 6 to Route I-84. 
Take I-84 East to Route 9. 
Take Route 9 South to I-91. 
Take I-91 South to New Haven.

From the East (from Hartford):

Take I-84 West to Exit 39 (Route 4). 
Take Route 4 West to Route 10. 
Turn left on Route 10 South (Main Street, Farmington) . 
Follow Main Street (10 South) through two lights. 
The Library is the first house on the right after second light (intersection with Meadow Road), behind white picket fence.

From the West (from Danbury and Waterbury):

Take I-84 East to Exit 34 (Crooked Street). 
Turn left at lights at top of ramp onto Crooked Street. 
Turn left again at lights onto Route 372/New Britain Avenue. 
Turn right at third set of lights onto Cooke Street. 
When Cooke Street merges into Route 10 North (Mobil Station on left) follow Route 10 North about 1 mile. 
The Library is on the left, just before light at intersection with Meadow Road, behind white picket fence.

From Bradley International Airport:

Take Route CT-75/Poquonock Ave. 
Take CT-20 East towards I-91/Hartford. 
Take I-91 South towards Hartford. 
After about 10 miles, take I-84 West/Trumbull St. – Exit 32A-32B. 
Take I-84 West to Exit 39 (Route 4). 
Take Route 4 West to Route 10. 
Turn left on Route 10 South (Main Street, Farmington) . 
Follow Main Street (10 South) through two lights. 
The Library is the first house on the right after second light (intersection with Meadow Road), behind white picket fence.