The Cortez Public Library is located at 202 N. Park, and can be contacted by phone at (970)565-8117.


Interlibrary Loan

If you cannot find the materials you need at The Cortez Public Library, it may be available from another Colorado library. Contact the Library to request an Interlibrary Loan.


Computer, Internet and WiFi Access

Free computer and internet access is provided at the Cortez Public Library. 10 desktop computers and 5 laptop computers are available to patrons on a first come, first serve basis. WiFi is available throughout the building for use on WiFI capable devices.


Computer and Technology help and Tutoring

The Library offers quick (15 minutes or less (computer and technology help Wednesdays 2:30 to 5:00 p.m.


Library Meeting Room

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

(The meeting room is currently closed due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Please check back for updates.)


Study Rooms

There are 3 Study Rooms available for 55 minute sessions

with one extension with no waitlist. Please call 970-565-8117

for an appointment or stop by the circulation desk.

Digital Services

The Library has several digital collections and services available.


Overdrive Ebooks and audiobooks

Exam Proctoring

The library has staff available for exam proctoring, 

please contact us to make arrangements for having your exam proctored. 

(This service is currently unavailable. Please check back for updates.)


Black and white copies - 10 cents a page (first 10 free with a library card)

Color copies - 25 cents a page



The Library has several Databases for patron use, including legal resources, research databases and news databases.


Driving Tests

NUWAV Legal Documents