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Somerset County Library System of New Jersey Launches Automatic Item Renewal Process

The Somerset County Library System of New Jersey (SCLSNJ) will launch an automatic renewal process for all physical Library materials starting July 8.  "After extending due dates automatically during our closure, we wondered if there was a way we could continue to offer that level of convenience to customers after we reopened,” said Lynn ... read more about Somerset County Library System of New Jersey Launches Automatic Item Renewal Process

Library System to Begin Phased Reopening July 6 With Limited Hours of Operation; Customer Capacity

Nine of the Somerset County Library System of New Jersey (SCLSNJ) 10 branches will reopen with limited customer capacities on Monday, July 6, 2020 at 10 a.m. SCLSNJ’s Bound Brook location will remain closed due to an issue with the HVAC system. “We are so excited to be coming out on the ‘other side’ ... read more about Library System to Begin Phased Reopening July 6 With Limited Hours of Operation; Customer Capacity

#BeSafeAtHome and Meet New York Times Bestselling Children’s Author Virtually With SCLSNJ

Meet bestselling children’s author Beth Ferry with the Somerset County Library System of New Jersey (SCLSNJ) virtually on July 14, from 6:30-7 p.m. Families will have the opportunity to connect with Ferry as she shares some of her stories and how she is inspired to write, while hosting a Q&A session. “This year's summer ... read more about #BeSafeAtHome and Meet New York Times Bestselling Children’s Author Virtually With SCLSNJ

‘Oh, the Places You’ll Go!:’ Take a Vacation Through a Book This Summer With SCLSNJ

Many summer travel plans are being canceled due to the current COVID-19 pandemic. But as Dr. Seuss told us in 1990’s “Oh, the Places You’ll Go!,”  “Today is your day. You're off to Great Places! You're off and away!” When you cannot travel in reality, explore new places without leaving your house by traveling ... read more about ‘Oh, the Places You’ll Go!:’ Take a Vacation Through a Book This Summer With SCLSNJ

Explore From Home: Challenge Yourself With SCLSNJ This Summer

According to a 2020 study from Gallup, “Visiting the library remains the most common cultural activity Americans engage in.” The study states that the average U.S. adult makes 10.5 trips to the library a year, while making just 5.3 trips to the movie theater. In 2019, the Somerset County Library System of New Jersey ... read more about Explore From Home: Challenge Yourself With SCLSNJ This Summer

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