Who We Are
Our vision is to provide Cornwall residents with a vibrant space that inspires community engagement, social interaction, and cultural expression as part of a lifelong journey of discovery, learning and belonging.
To empower our community with access to knowledge, to unique experiences, and to welcoming and inclusive spaces.
Join the Library
Anyone is entitled to use the library and its resources, including access to the Internet, for no charge. A membership for borrowing is free if you live in the City of Cornwall. Identification with a current Cornwall address is required as proof of residency. A fee is charged for borrowing privileges to persons not residing within the City of Cornwall.
Our dedicated staff are always happy to answer your questions, no matter how big or how small! Find contact information or submit a question.
Strategic Plan: 2021-2025
Mission: To empower our community with access to knowledge, to unique experiences, and to welcoming and inclusive spaces.
View the policies that govern everything from meeting room use to library conduct.
The library is a registered charitable not-for-profit organization. Donations to enhance programs and services are always welcome. There are many ways to help.
The library takes the principles of equal access quite seriously. Learn about our commitment to both digital and physical accessibility and see what tools we have available.
The Cornwall Public Library has been serving our community since 1890. Learn more about the history of the library.