Website Policies

Access for Users with Disabilities

Johnson County Library is committed to providing access to our website for all users including individuals with disabilities. To meet this commitment, we voluntarily comply with requirements of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act Amendments of 1998 and Level 2.0 AA Accessibility Guidelines proposed by World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).

Section 508 requires that individuals with disabilities, who are members of the public seeking information or services from us, have access to and use of information and data that is comparable to that provided to the public who are not individuals with disabilities, unless an undue burden would be imposed on us.

If you encounter problems using our website, please contact us.

Online Privacy at the Johnson County Library

Our Commitment

We strive to ensure the privacy of our website visitors and those who visit our buildings and check out materials.

Confidentiality of Records

We are committed to your confidentiality and have a policy in place that covers the confidentiality of your account, use of materials and access of information. Please see the full statement on Confidentiality of Records.

Information Collected from Online Visitors

We do not collect any personally identifiable information. We collect information from online visitors to gain insight into the way that our website is used, customize your experience and target appropriate messages.

About cookies

A cookie is small amount of data, including a unique identifier, sent to and stored on your computer by a website. Cookies are used to set user preferences for a website and to track online traffic flow. The cookie does not contain any personally identifiable information and can only be read by the website from which it originated. Our website uses cookies to allow you to set preferences for subsequent visits. You may disable cookies or be notified of websites using cookies in your browser preferences. See more about managing cookies >>

Website use statistics

The Johnson County Library uses Google Analytics to gain insight into the use of our website. Reports from Google Analytics tell us which areas are most popular, the timing of website visits, the type of devices and software used to view our website and paths through our website. We use analytics to continually improve our website. The information from Google Analytics is not personally identifiable. For more details, please see the Google Analytics Privacy Overview. You may disable Google Analytics using this browser add-on.


Johnson County Library allows third-party companies to serve ads and/or collect certain anonymous information when you visit our website. These companies may use non-personally identifiable information (e.g., click stream information, browser type, time and date, subject of advertisements clicked or scrolled over) during your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements likely to be of greater interest to you. These companies typically use a cookie or third-party web beacon to collect this information. To learn more about this advertising practice or to opt-out of this type of advertising, visit Network Advertising Initiative. Learn how to opt out.

eLibrary and Database Third-party Privacy Policies

The Library has subscriptions and links to reputable third-party external services with their own privacy policies and requirements for creating accounts. These services offer services including eBooks, eMusic, online language learning and online articles and magazines. You are encouraged to review the privacy policies for these services.

Catalog Privacy Statement

Our catalog is provided by BiblioCommons and with its own distinct Privacy Statement. Upon registration, you agree to Privacy Statement as part of the BiblioCommons Terms of Use.