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.
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
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.
Materials available at the library include:
Adult/teen/children’s fiction and non-fiction books
Large print books
Magazines and newspapers
Audiobooks and Playaways
Entertainment and educational videos, including DVDs and Blu-Ray
Each library location has free public computer stations with Internet and word processing capabilities. Cutomers are limited to two one-hour sessions per day. Customers must have a valid W-TCPL library card in their own name and not in collections to use public computers. Computer users must abide by the library's computer usage policy. Reservations for a computer may be made up to one day in advance by calling the library location.
- Black and white/color printing is available on a central printer for a fee per page.
- Library staff will provide limited assistance to public computer users.
- Dedicated computer stations for teens and children are also available at all locations.
A variety of free computer classes, including a series of basic computer classes, are offered at many library locations throughout the year. Call (330) 399-8807, ext. 201 for class times, locations, and topics.
Cortland Branch Programming
Storytimes and other programming for children is offered at each library location. Check the calendar for all events each month at this location.
Check the calendar for teen programming activities at this location.
Check the calendar for adult programming activities at this location.
Meeting Room/Study Room
A meeting room with a capacity of 40 adults is available at no charge for non-profit organiations on a limited basis. Call (330) 638-6335 for scheduling information.
The following special services are available at the Cortland Branch Library:
Public copy machine (10¢ per copy)
Golden Buckeye card applications for eligible Ohio residents
Eyeglass donation site for the Lions Club
- Free Wi-Fi
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