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Dorothy Henry Branch of SCLS to Temporarily Close for Construction 10/16 - 10/28

Release Date: October 11, 2023

Julie Knapp
Sussex County Main Library
973 948-3660 ext. 3409

Dorothy Henry Branch of Sussex County Library System to Temporarily Close for Construction October 16 to October 28

Vernon, NJ - Sussex County Library System (SCLS) announces an upcoming construction project for the Dorothy Henry Branch in Vernon, NJ to replace the HVAC system. The branch will close Monday, October 16, and is expected to reopen its doors to the public on Monday, October 30, 2023.

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 extend 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.

Community members are encouraged to utilize the services and resources available at one of the five nearby SCLS branches, including the Sussex-Wantage Branch, 69 County Route 639, Wantage; and the Franklin Branch, 103 Main Street, Franklin. Library cardholders can still access the Sussex County Library System's extensive digital collection, including eBooks, audiobooks, magazines, and more through the library's website and digital platforms.

Visit the SCLS website for more information including open borrowing policies, hours and locations of branches, eResources, and calendar of events at or contact the Main Library in Frankford at 973-948-3660 or The Sussex County Library System and the Dorothy Henry Branch thank the community for their patience and support during this temporary closure.