News Department

Sussex County Library System expands digital newsstand offerings

SUSSEX COUNTY, NJPressReader, an all-you-can-read digital platform of over 7,500 newspapers and magazines, is available free to all Sussex County Library System (SCLS) cardholders.

Read content instantly or download it for later. View full digital publications (like paging through a magazine) or use the text-view interface to optimize page views for mobile browsing. Sort publications by country of origin, language and category to streamline browsing. Use topic searches to narrow your results. Create a home feed, “subscribe” to your favorite publications and never miss an issue.

To get started, go to and follow the instructions for access through your internet browser, or follow the links to the appropriate app store to use PressReader on your smart device. Users will need the barcode from the back of their SCLS library card, and their pin number to create an account.

All Sussex County residents, students, workers and property owners (except Sparta Township) are eligible for a free library card. Apply in-person or online at

“PressReader is a news lover’s paradise,” Library Director, Will Porter said. “You can browse 100s of daily newspapers from all over the U.S., plus international publications as well. There are popular magazines too, like Rolling Stone, Vogue and Reader’s Digest; and interest-specific titles like Android Advisor and Auto Express. There’s so much to look through. PressReader even has its own YouTube channel with tutorials to help you customize the site.”

To learn more about everything the SCLS has to offer, visit any one of its six locations, all fully open to the public, no appointment required, or explore their offerings online at

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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