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Sussex County Library System (SCLS) is Ready for the Holidays

Release Date: December 15, 2023

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

Newton, NJ – 'Tis the Season to Visit Your Local Library! With holiday cheer, and an array of festive events, SCLS is a go-to destination for visitors of all ages this holiday season.

Whether you're looking for heartwarming tales, thrilling mysteries, or engaging non-fiction, SCLS has something for readers of all ages and interests. In addition to the extensive collection of books, movies, and music, SCLS has a variety of events scheduled this month, including:

Holiday Model Train Exhibition at Dorothy Henry
The Sussex County Railroad Club will transform the community room into a winter wonderland! The club will exhibit model trains with holiday themes for all ages.
December 16 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Dorothy Henry Branch, 66 Route 94, Vernon, NJ

Holiday Scavenger Hunt at Dennis
Enjoy a holiday scavenger hunt with your family. Find seven clues and get a surprise! Each child who searches gets a prize.
Stop in anytime during the month of December.
Dennis Branch, 101 Main St, Newton, NJ

Holiday Storytime at Main Library
Children ages 4 & 5 are invited to the Main Library for a festive story, crafts, and more!
December 15 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Main Library, 125 Morris Turnpike, Newton, NJ

Homeschoolers Holiday STEM at Sussex-Wantage
Homeschoolers are invited to join us for an afternoon of holiday-themed STEM challenges. Challenges will be geared to multi-age levels.
December 18 at 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Sussex-Wantage Branch, 69 Route 639, Wantage, NJ

Storytime with Santa at Louise Childs
Together we will read holiday stories, have a snack and do a craft while enjoying a visit from St. Nick himself!
December 21 at 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Louise Childs Branch, 21 Stanhope Sparta Rd, Stanhope, NJ

For more information about SCLS, its catalog of books and more, and all upcoming events, please visit the SCLS website at or contact your local library branch. Programs and events are free of charge and open to the public.

Click on any of the photos in the gallery below to enlarge them.

SCLS Holidays 2023Louise Childs Branch
SCLS Holidays 2023Franklin Branch
SCLS Holidays 2023Dorothy Henry Branch
SCLS Holidays 2023Dennis Branch
SCLS Holidays 2023Main Library
SCLS Holidays 2023Sussex-Wantage Branch