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Abby Brady
Harrison Philip Lindabury III “Phil” served as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Summit Free Public Library from March 1998 until his death in October 2006. Phil was a tireless advocate for public library services. In recognition of his contributions to the Summit Library, he was selected as the 2006 Union County Library Volunteer...
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The Business Reference Section at the Summit Free Public Library is named after a power couple, Ruth C. and A. Michael Lipper. After graduating from Columbia College in 1957, Mr. Lipper spent three years on active duty in the U.S. Marine Corps as a Communications Officer and Combat Cargo Officer. While his tour of duty...
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Borrow hours of entertainment with our Binge Box collection. Each box contains four to six DVDs that share a theme such as Tempt Your Palate, Technology Gone Wrong, and War Through the Ages. Search the library’s online catalog using the keyword “binge box” or search for a box by title. Checking out a Binge Box: ...
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In 1982, the Manley-Winser Foundation, set forth by the wills of Marian Manley Winser, and Gerald Winser, was established to help fund projects and programs of educational, service, religious, and health organizations. The launch of the Foundation continued a long tradition of contributions from the Manley and Winser families to Summit and the local community....
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NEW! The Library is at your fingertips with the Summit Free Public Library mobile app! Search the catalog, place holds, use your phone for self-checkout, access our most popular resources and services, register for programs, and manage your account all on the go. DOWNLOAD THE APP TODAY! SFPL App for iOS Download the SFPL app...
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Rosetta Stone is no longer available as a language resource. The New Jersey State Library, who generously provided this resource to all New Jersey libraries, announced that that Rosetta Stone will no longer be available for patrons to access. We are in the process of evaluating other language learning resources. Thank you for your patience...
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UPDATE: They are now available! Our digitized Summit High School yearbooks and historical newspapers will be unavailable for the next 1-2 business days while the company that provides access moves to a new Internet Service Provider. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. We will update this post when access returns. Thank you for...
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Each month, we will highlight the different namesakes of the rooms within the library. These individuals have contributed greatly to make our institution what it is today, and we are deeply grateful for their commitment. Robert “Bob” and Lois Hageman moved with their son to Summit in 1980. Bob was a securities analyst on Wall...
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Each month, we will highlight the different namesakes of the rooms within the library. These individuals have contributed greatly to make our institution what it is today, and we are deeply grateful for their commitment. William E. Ford, Jr. “Bill” was born in Brooklyn, New York and served in the Korean War with the United...
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Starting May 1st, we will be offering a brand new service – automatic renewals! All items checked out after May 1st will be eligible for automatic renewal, which extends the due date by one loan period without any extra effort on your part. You will receive a notification via email or text if an eligible...
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