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Abby Brady
2020 is the year that keeps on giving! New challenges, new ways of providing library services, new way to start the school year. As school doors open, or maybe don’t open, the Summit Library will be here to assist students every step of the way. The Library’s doors are open regular hours and we will...
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The Plainfield Public Library is now offering virtual job search assistance and digital literacy certification programs free to all NJ residents. These services are primarily funded through a New Jersey Labor and Workforce Development Grant, therefore specific town residency is not required for patrons; they are free to all NJ residents. The program is called Libraries Focused on...
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The year 2020 will surely be remembered for many things but at the Summit Library, it will be remembered as the year that library service changed forever. Within weeks of closing our doors due to coronavirus, library programs transitioned to virtual programs, reference calls were forwarded to staff cell phones and the circulation of electronic...
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We are so happy to announce that the Summit Free Public Library’s Little Free Library has been installed at Investor’s Bank Field. It is located near the rest rooms and parking lot. The street address for Investor’s Bank Field is 70 Butler Parkway. Little Free Library is a nonprofit organization that inspires a love of...
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We can finally share the news we’ve been hoping to share for 3 ½ months! Patrons will be welcomed back into the library beginning Monday, July 6th for browsing and selection of library materials and pick-up only. While you won’t be able to linger to read the newspaper, use a PC or book a quiet...
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As you know the library doors remain closed. We were hoping library service would have resumed a long time ago but unfortunately, that has not happened. Governor Murphy has indicated that library staff throughout the state can begin returning to buildings in stage 2 of New Jersey’s Road to Recovery so we are waiting for...
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As you know the library is still closed to the public. The good news is that we have many online programs, activities and resources available as you will see from the extensive list below. The bad news is we don’t know when we will reopen. That will depend on Governor Murphy’s Road Back plan and...
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In honor of National Poetry Month, we held a haiku contest back in April. Participants were asked to create an original haiku poem about the Spring for the chance to win serious bragging rights! A haiku is a short un-rhymed poem having three lines containing five, seven and five syllables, respectively. Our judges took this...
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The Summit Library has created a list of places to turn for information regarding race in America. The list includes but is not limited to the following: Local and regional organizations and groups involved in efforts to promote understanding and justice through education, conversation, and service. Educational Resources from the Summit Library including digital and...
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Our librarians are on call from Monday through Friday from 10 am – 4 pm. Do not hesitate to call us at 908-273-0350 extension 3 if you need help with anything, including: Info about Covid-19 Need help as an individual or business owner. Want to find ways to volunteer during this crisis. Want to find...
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