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.
The Cortland Branch Library has a "new" phone number: (330) 638-6335
The Cortland Branch Library is returning to its former telephone number. Effective immediately, callers may begin dialing (330) 638-6335 to reach the library.
The Cortland Branch Library had been given a 299 telephone number at the beginning of 2013 after switching to a Voice Over Internet Protocol for the telephone system that served that location. It is not possible to keep that number due to a planned upgrade to a system that can serve all six locations of the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, therefore, the library has been able to select the 638 number as its new permanent telephone number.
The telephone numbers for all other Warren-Trumbull County Public Library locations will not change.
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
Audiobooks and Playaways
Entertainment and educational videos, including DVDs and Blu-Ray
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.
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.
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
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