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Sussex-Wantage Branch of Sussex County Library System to temporarily close Jan. 15 to Jan. 27 for refurbishment

WANTAGE TOWNSHIP, NJ (Sussex County) – Sussex County Library System (SCLS) announces an upcoming refurbishment project for the Sussex-Wantage Branch in Wantage Township to replace the carpet.

The branch will close Monday, Jan. 15, and is expected to reopen its doors to the public on Monday, Jan. 29.

Bookdrops located at the branch will remain open during construction and be emptied daily. Borrowers with outstanding hold requests will be contacted to arrange an alternate pickup location or to suspend their holds until the branch reopens.

“SCLS apologizes for any inconvenience caused by this temporary closure and asks for the community’s understanding and patience during this period,” authoriteis said.

Community members are encouraged to utilize the services and resources available at one of the five nearby SCLS branches, including the Dorothy Henry Branch, 66 Route 94 in Vernon and the Main Library, 125 Morris Turnpike in Frankford. Library cardholders can always access the Sussex County Library System’s extensive digital collection, including eBooks, audiobooks, magazines, and more through the library’s website and digital platforms.

For more information including open borrowing policies, hours and locations of branches, eResources, and calendar of events, visit or contact the Main Library at 973-948-3660 or email

“The Sussex County Library System and the Sussex-Wantage Branch thank the community for their patience and support during this temporary closure,” officials said.

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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