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 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.