Directions

Grinnell Library is located at 2642 East Main St, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590; it’s at the corner of East Main and Spring in the Village of Wappingers Falls, next to Mesier Park (the large park in the village by the stop light).


Parking:

Parking is available in front of the Library on East Main Street (2-hour parking, no meters). There are also parking spaces available on Spring Street, alongside Mesier Park (4-hour parking, no meters). There are also a limited number of spots within Mesier Park (no hourly limit) and on-street parking within the neighborhood adjacent to the park.


Directions from Poughkeepsie:

Travel south on Route 9, turn on Route 9D (past the mall), and continue through the village (down the long hill and back up).

BEFORE you approach a stop light, the library is located on the left.

OR (to avoid traffic toward Beacon):

Travel south on Route 9, pass the mall and continue going straight when Route 9 shrinks from 3 lanes into 2. Once you pass Wendy’s on your right, turn right at the intersection after the Dairy Queen.

Continue down Main Street about 5 blocks until you approach a stop light. Go straight and turn at the next right for our parking area.

Directions from Westchester / Rockland / Orange Counties:

If traveling on the Taconic Parkway, take the exit for I-84 West, and continue to the Route 9 exit.
If traveling on the NYS Thruway, take the exit for I-84 East, and continue to the Route 9 (or Route 9D) exit.

From Route 9 (or 9D), travel north from I-84 into the Village of Wappingers Falls; usually around 10 minutes. Route 9 travelers will take a left at the light (for East Main Street) AFTER the intersection for McDonald’s and the Home Depot plaza. Route 9D travelers will take a left on East Main Street once entering the village.