The Cortez Public Library is currently open to the public the following hours:

Monday                     10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Tuesday                    10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Wednesday              10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Thursday                  10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Friday                        10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Saturday                   10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Sunday                      closed

For patrons who prefer limited contact or need accommodation, door side pickup is still available. 

Our Wi-Fi hours are:

Monday – Thursday          7:30 AM to 7:00 PM

Friday & Saturday             7:30 AM to 5:00 PM                                       

The Library is happy to announce that study rooms are available. Our small study rooms can accommodate two people, the large study room can accommodate up to four people.

Please visit https://cortezpl.skedda.com/ to book a study room. Reservations can be made a week in advance for a maximum of two hours per day. In case you need to cancel your reservation, you can do so up to an hour in advance of your time slot.

Please do not hesitate to call us at (970) 565-8117 with questions or if you need assistance.

Patrons may check out library laptops for use outside of the building with a current state-issued photo ID.

Public computers are available on a first come, first served basis. Use is limited to one 55-minute session per person per day. Please contact staff at the front desk if you need more time. 

The copier is available for self-service use. Unfortunately, we are unable to offer faxing but we can direct you to local businesses that offer faxing services.


Staff assistance with technology will be limited.


With your Cortez Public Library Card, you get free access to our digital library at http://coloradodc.overdrive.com. Simply download the Libby App, select "Cortez Public Library", enter your card number and you're all set! If you've lost your library card, please call us for your card number.


Thank you so much for your patronage and we hope to see you soon,

Library Staff