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Teens Volunteer at the Library This Summer

Release Date: May 22, 2024

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

Newton, NJ – The Sussex County Library System (SCLS) is seeking teen volunteers, ages 14-18, to assist with the upcoming summer reading program, "Adventure Begins at Your Library." Teens looking for service hours this summer can apply online at Sussex County Library Volunteer or by visiting their local library branch.

The volunteer application, along with a supplemental medical note and parent consent form, are due no later than June 15. Applicants must also attend a Teen Volunteer Orientation at their local branch. Details on times, dates, and locations of orientations are available at

The Summer Reading program kicks off on June 27 with special opening events at each library location and runs through July 27. Besides volunteering, teens are invited to participate in the Summer Reading Program by reading books, earning raffle tickets, and entering to win prizes.

Visit for more information on the 2024 Summer Reading Program. All events and programs are free and open to all. Prize winners must have a library card.

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(Adventure Begins at Your Library™ is trademarked by the Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP) and used with prior written permission.)