For a free 3-year card valid in all libraries in the Sussex County Library System
For a free 1-year card valid in all libraries in the Sussex County Library System
A paid card ($25 annual fee) valid in all libraries in the Sussex County Library System
Adult Residents, property owners, hotel/motel residents: current i.d. with a Sussex County street address (driver's license, checkbook, mail received, tax records, utility bill with location of service, rent receipt. P.O. boxes are not acceptable.
Children need to be 3 years old or in kindergarten. A parent or guardian must have a Sussex County library card, or an i.d. as described under Adult Residents.
Students 13 and older may register for their own card. A current children's or parent's Sussex County library card, school i.d., or report card is required.
Non-resident individuals: current i.d. with name, employer and employer's address and current i.d. with home address. P.O. boxes are not acceptable.
Summer residents who rent, campground residents: current i.d. with local address, mail received or rent receipts and current i.d. with permanent local address.
A Sussex County Library System card may be used at the Main Library and at any branch of the Sussex County Library System. In addition, thanks to the Open Borrowing program, Sussex County Library System card holders may borrow materials from hundreds of libraries in northern New Jersey. For details on the service and policies, CLICK HERE.
Public internet access as well as wireless access is available at every branch in the Sussex County Library System. In addition to the internet, the public computers provide word processing, spreadsheet and public presentation softwares through Microsoft Office and Open Office.
The Sussex County Library System has resources in many formats, including books, audiobooks, music on cassette and CD, downloadable audiobooks and ebooks, as well as DVDs and videos, video games, magazines and more. Materials for both children and adults are available, and programs for adults and children are offered at all branches throughout the year, including a Summer Reading Club. Special collections include local history and genealogy, health information, and federal and state documents. For further information, contact the Main Library or any branch.
The Main Library and three branch libraries have Meeting Rooms that may be reserved by the public for non-profit use. Click here for the reservation application. Reservations can be requested up to 12 weeks in advance from date of application by calling the Main Library or, the Dorothy Henry Memorial Branch, the Franklin Branch, the Sussex-Wantage Branch, or the E. Louise Childs Memorial Branch. Granting of the use of a meeting room will be based upon compliance with the Sussex County Library System Meeting Room Policy.
ABOUT THE CATALOG
Your default PIN number is the last 4 digits of your home phone number. The next time you stop by the library, you can ask the staff at the Circulation Desk to change it to any 4 digit number for more privacy.
Yes! Simply follow these steps:
To renew a book or books:
NOTE: A book becomes overdue based on the time of day the item was initially checked out so if you check out an item in the morning and wait til the afternoon of the due date to renew it, the book will be considered overdue. Instead, call the library and they will renew the item for you.
From the Library's main webpage, select My Account. Type in your COMPLETE bar code number (with no spaces) that is on the back of your library card and your PIN number (default is the last 4 digits of your home phone number). From here you may select Items Out, Hold Requests, Blocks, as well as your PatronProfile.
Go into the Library Catalog and type in the title of the book. Select the specific title you are interested in. Click the Place Hold link. Type in your COMPLETE bar code number (with no spaces) that is on the back of your library card and your PIN number (default is the last 4 digits of your home phone number). Click the Login button. Verify that the library where you want to pick up the book is selected. Then click the Place Request button. Then click on . You will be emailed or called when the book is ready for you to pick it up.
Can I use My Discoveries to keep lists of books, write reviews and add tags?
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Thursday, January 3, 2013
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