The Cortez Public Library, located at 202 N. Park, currently has over 75,000 books, videos and audio books for patrons to check out, and the collection is constantly growing! Books and audios check out for three weeks. Videos and DVDs check out for one week. Patrons can check out up to 20 items at any given time.


Interlibrary Loan

If we don't have the book you want, we can usually get it for you from another library through Interlibrary Loan. Depending on availability, it takes an average of two weeks to get a book for you to borrow. To take advantage of this service, you must have a valid library card. You can submit requests via Colorado Swift ZPortal accessible from this link Colorado Swift ZPortal or contact the Library at 970-565-8117 with questions. 

Please see this link for information on How to use Interlibrary Loan

Internet Access

Free Internet access is provided at the Cortez Public Library. Twenty-eight desktop computers and 10 laptop computers are available to patrons on a first come, first serve basis. Stop by the Library and check out this wonderful service! We also have free wireless service.

Library Meeting Room

You can reserve the meeting room if your meeting is non-profit and open to the public.