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.
Monday - Thursday 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
The library catalog is available online. Instructions on using the library catalog are here. 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, contact the Library at 565-8117.
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.
Need to do some serious research? The library has subscriptions to databases that contain magazine articles, photographs, newspaper articles, audio and video files. If you have a library card, our staff can tell you the secret passwords to get into these fabulous resources. Contact the library, 565-8117.
The library now subscribes to a business database. Click here to use it!
To access audio books from Recorded Books, click the One Click Digital Icon here! If this is your first time using this service you will need to create a new account using your library card barcode number.
CLICK HERE FOR EBOOKS, MUSIC, MOVIES AND MORE AUDIO BOOKS!
You will need a valid library card to use this service.
Our Preschool Storyhour program takes place every Thursday beginning at 10:30 a.m. Storytime offers songs, stories, crafts and silliness and uses the Early Childhood Literacy Initiative program.
TAKE COMPUTER CLASSES! All classes start at 1:00 PM at the Library.
On Thursday, May 23rd at 1:00 PM the Cortez Public Library will present a class on “Word.” The same class will be held at the Unlimited Learning Center at 10:30 on the same day.
On Thursday, June 6th at 1:00 PM, the Cortez Public Library will be holding a computer class on Internet Shopping. The same class will held at 10:30 AM at the Unlimited Learning Center.
---- All classes at the library must be signed up for ahead of time, as space is limited. Sign up by calling the library at 565-8117 or by stopping by. To find out more about the classes at the Unlimited Learning Center call 565-1601.