Johnson County Public Library, serving an area of 16,800 residents, has a collection of 16,100 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 280 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 380 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.
Staffing consists of one employee, including one fully accredited librarian, plus volunteers. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $1,380. Patrons make 19,800 visits annually, and check out materials 30,000 times. Twenty-three percent of all check-outs are children's materials.