If you are permanently or temporarily homebound and unable to come to the Library then you qualify for HomeConnect, a books-by-mail service for residents of the Johnson County Library service area. Olathe residents should apply for Olathe Library to You Delivery. We can mail all types of library materials directly to you. For more information, please call 913.826.4600 or email us »

To Enroll in HomeConnect

Print and complete an Application Form. Applications must be signed by an appropriate certifying authority. Please read the included instructions carefully. You may call to request an application form by mail if needed. Then mail or fax, or email your completed application to:

Johnson County Library
HomeConnect Service
P.O. Box 2933
Shawnee Mission, KS 66201-1333

Fax: 913.826.4471

Email: ask@jocolibrary.libanswers.com

Already enrolled?

You can place holds online, by phone at 913.826.4600, or fill out a printed Request Form.

If you send in a printed request form, you can request particular titles or ask staff to choose based on your interests.

You can keep your items for 5 weeks. Items can be renewed once unless there is a wait list. You will receive overdue notices for anything not returned on time, but no late fees will be charged.

You will be responsible for paying for any lost or damaged items.

To return your items, remove your address label from the outside pocket of the blue HomeConnect mailing bag, flip over the address label, and check that the Library label is facing out in the pocket. You won’t be charged any fees or postage. It is free to receive and free to return your library check items.

Additional Resources

Johnson County Aging and Accessibility Directory

Kansas Talking Books Service provides a variety of library materials in specialized formats to Kansas residents who cannot use regular print materials. Apply online or call 1.800.362.0699.

KU Audio-Reader Service is a free reading and information service for blind, visually impaired, and print disabled individuals in Kansas and western Missouri. Apply online or call 1.785.864.4600.

National Library Service Resource Guide for seniors with disabilities.

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