Raoul A. Cortez Branch Library
2803 Hunter Blvd
San Antonio,TX,78224
United States
-98° -98' 20.9184" N 29° 29' 6.5352" W

Welcome to San Antonio's first nature-smart library!

Collections & Services

47,719 items including DVDs, CDs, videos, audio books, and magazines. The branch has a strong Spanish language collection for adults and children.


The Cortez Branch Library is located in a rapidly growing part of Southside San Antonio. The branch is located near Palo Alto College, Texas A&M University at San Antonio, the Toyota Motor Manufacturing Texas assembly plant, the Senator Frank Madla Transit Center, Mitchell Lake Audubon Park, and Medina River Park. Cortez serves schools in the South San Independent School District. The library provides service to Bexar county communities including Somerset and Von Ormy. A small but dedicated group of patrons from Atascosa County pay yearly out-of-county fees to use the Cortez Branch Library. 

Located in U.S. Congressional District 20, Texas State Senate District 26, Texas State Representative District 123, and City Council District 4.


  • Via IH 35 (S. Pan Am Expwy): Exit TX 16/Spur 422 South for .5 miles to Hunter Blvd. Library is on the right
  • Via Loop 410 SW: Exit TX 16/Spur 22. North for two miles to Hunter Blvd. Library is on the left, west of TX 16.


Parking for approximately ___ cars. 

Via Bus Routes

  • Nearby Routes: 524
  • You can use trip planning tools on ViaInfo.net
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