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Holiday Closings: Libraries will be closed Dec. 24, Dec. 25, and Jan. 1 & will close early at 5 PM on Dec. 31.

Cortland Branch Library

578 Lakeview Drive
Cortland, Ohio 44410
Phone: (330) 638-6335

Cortland Branch Library Hours

Monday:  9 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Tuesday:  9 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Wednesday:  9 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Thursday:  9 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Friday:  9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Saturday:  9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Sunday:  CLOSED




Calendar of Events
Things to do for adults, teens, and children at the Cortland Branch Library. (Opens in a new window)



The first branch of the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library was opened in Cortland during October 1977, housed in an old bookmobile parked in Willow Park. The library was later relocated to a rented house, then to a building at 212 North High Street, which opened in December 1984. The branch expanded in 1991. The building was named in honor of the Viets sisters of Cortland, who generously donated land where the library was located.

The site of the current building at 578 Lakeview Drive is on 2.82 acres of land that the W-TCPL purchased in 2001 in anticipation of a new Cortland Branch Library. Ground was broken in late August 2011, and the Grand Opening for the new library was held on June 9, 2012.



Find out more at New Cortland Branch Library Building



Materials available at the library include:

  • Adult/teen/children’s fiction and non-fiction books
  • Large print books
  • Magazines and newspapers
  • CDs
  • Audiobooks and Playaways
  • Entertainment and educational videos, including DVDs and Blu-Ray
  • CD-ROMs
  • Comic books

As a popular reading center, the Cortland Branch Library features a small collection of reference and local history materials. A more extensive reference collection is available at the Main Library at 444 Mahoning Avenue NW in Warren.


Public computer workstations provide Internet access as well as access to the library's online catalog and databases. The library has 17 computers available for public use: 9 for adults, 2 for teens, 4 for children (all with Internet access); and 2 early literacy stations for children.


Black and white printing and color printing on a central printer is available at a fee per page (resume paper may be provided by the customer).  

Computer users must abide by the library's computer usage policy.  For more information on public computer access, call (330) 299-8120.

Children's Programming

Story times and other programming for children is offered at the library; check the calendar for all events each month. The Cortland Branch Library has a wide variety of children’s materials including audio books, music CDs, and family movies.

Special Services

The following special services are available at the Cortland Branch Library:

  • Public copy machine (10¢ per copy)
  • Public FAX machine (fee per page, credit card only; outgoing only)
  • Voter registration
  • Golden Buckeye card applications for eligible Ohio residents
  • Eyeglass donation site for the Lions Club
  • Free Wi-Fi


FAX service


An easy-to-use, free-standing public FAX & Scan machine is now available for use at the library. Customers can now FAX documents or scan documents and send them to their email address.


The FAX & Scan kiosk is entirely self-sufficient; customers simply lift a handset and listen to the voice prompts to use the machine.


Customers cannot receive a FAX at the library; there is outgoing FAX service and scanning only.


The FAX & Scan kiosk accepts major credit cards and debit cards only; no cash. Cost is $1.75 for the first page and $1.00 for each additional page; the charge to send an international FAX is $3.95 for the first page and $3.45 for each additional page.



Friends of the Library

The Friends of the Cortland Library hold an on-going book sale in the meeting room at the library. For information about joining the Friends, call (330) 638-6335.



Friends of the Cortland Branch Library membership form

Features of the New Building:

About the Exterior of the Library

  • Landscaping around the library includes: Flowering Pear Tree, Stella D’Oro Lilly, Red Bud Tree, Box Wood, White Pine, Rhododendron, Knock-out Rose Bushes and Dwarf Crab
  • The parking lot will accommodate up to 88 vehicles
  • Energy efficient LED outside lights


About the Interior of the Library

  • Library space increased from 4,000 to 10,636 sq. ft.
  • Energy efficient geothermal heating/cooling system
  • A meeting room that will accommodate up to 40 adults
  • A dedicated story time room for children’s programs
  • Moldings are from Cortland Hardwood Products, a local manufacturer
  • Automatic “on demand” lighting in parts of the building