Most likely, yes. Iowans from cities with libraries participating in Iowa's Open Access program-which includes nearly all Iowa cities-may apply for a Johnston Public Library card.
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Replacement cards are issued at the library's checkout desk. There is a $1 fee for a replacement card. Please contact us if your library card is lost or stolen.
Individuals who are residents of Johnston, residents of contracting communities, or residents of areas with libraries participating in Iowa's Open Access program may apply for a library card. Applicants under the age of 14 must have his/her application signed by a parent or guardian who must be present at the time the card is issued.
Applicants 18 and older must present a driver's license or other government-issued photo ID that includes proof of his/her current street address. Applicants whose ID does not include their current street address, must also present a piece of mail or other document that includes their name and current street address.
Applicants 14 to 17 years of age do not need to present a photo ID but must present a document that includes their name and current street address. A photo ID with proof of street address from a parent or guardian who is present at the time the card is issued is sufficient if the child's documentation is unavailable.
A photo ID with proof of street address from a parent or guardian is required for applicants under 14.
Please Note: Cards for children will not be issued to parents/guardians if the child is not present.