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Suggest a book here! Can't find the book you are looking for in our library? no problem! we can ask another library to send it to us.

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Computers and Printer usage

feel free to use our computers and printer, just ask for a computer pass at the front desk!



We bring community together with knowledge and resources to make your goal come to life. We have dvd's, books on cd, magazines, current newspapers, and of course lots of books! We hold events such as DIY crafts, book readings, and much more. We are also excited to bring to fruition our new Maker's Space where you can create, manage and craft your artwork.


We know you are hungry for knowledge and The Cortez Public Library is here to serve you!


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To apply for a job with The Cortez Public Library, please bring a cover letter together with your Resume to Cortez City Hall. Click links below for job descriptions.

Current Openings:

Youth Services Librarian

Library Adult Planning Coordinator

Library Clerk I