About This Website

This redesigned website was launched on March 16th, 2009.

Our objective is to provide opportunities for information, education and entertainment.

Our strategy:

  • TO CONVINCE Newton County citizens and other interested users
  • TO INTERACT with our website
  • BECAUSE we have a comprehensive resource of information in appealing and simple formats for all levels of users.

Newton County Library System is committed to providing a website that meets the needs of our community. This website was built with input and feedback from members of the community in focus group discussions, surveys, and usability testing sessions. We continue to welcome your feedback.

Software and tools
This Web site is powered by Drupal, an open-source content management system. We customized a theme provided by Acquia, Inc. under GPL license from TopNotchThemes, Drupal themes. We most gratefully thank the theme developers Chris Fassnacht & Stephanie Pakrul for their hard work. We also use a variety of contributed modules, including most notably: Views, Content Construction Kit (CCK), BUeditor and 5-Star Rating.

Accessibility
Newton County Library System is committed to extending our Accecibility standards to providing a website accessible to all visitors and on all devices, in support of the mission and goals of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).

In support of accessibility, this Web site adheres to the W3C's standards for valid HTML and CSS.

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Please note that third-party Web sites linked to from our Web site— such as research databases— may not offer these same accessibility features.

Future enhancements to this Web site will include additional accessibility features, such as:

"Large print" version of Web site
High contrast version of Web site
Mobile version of Web site
Usability

Comments and questions about this site can be directed to our Web Manager at web@newtonlibrary.org