- The library’s service area (and taxing district) is the Cuyahoga Falls City School District, which includes Silver Lake and most of Cuyahoga Falls (excluding the Woodridge School District).
- An all-volunteer Board of Trustees governs the library. Meetings are open to the public.
- The library has a collection includes books, movies, tools, crafting equipment, eBooks and much more.
- The library receives almost half of its funding from a property tax levy and a little more than half of its funding from the State of Ohio’s Public Library Fund.
- How much would you pay out-of-pocket for your library services? Use the American Library Association’s Value Calculator to find out.
In 1907 Margaretta Taylor bequeathed funds for the creation of a library, which was incorporated in 1911 as the William A. and Margaretta Taylor Memorial Association. In 1912 the original red brick building opened on Second Street. The library moved to its current location in 1971, and the name was changed to Cuyahoga Falls Library in 2004.
Strategic Plan 2024-2026
Cuyahoga Falls Library connects people with the world of ideas, information, and imagination, to inspire and empower our community.
We are “The Place"...
- Access: Providing free and equitable opportunities to use our services and resources for everyone in the community.
- Intellectual Freedom: Ensuring people can form their own ideas by questioning the world around them and accessing information from different viewpoints and formats without restrictions.
- Service Excellence: Creating outstanding user experiences by providing the highest levels of responsive service.
- Innovation: Imagining a library that goes beyond “what is” to “what might be.”
- Life-Long Learning: Supporting learning and literacy in all forms for all ages and abilities.
We love the library, and we love our community! We are here each day inspired and ready to work together to create a place of reading, learning, creativity, and fun!