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Abby Brady
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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The Summit Free Public Library is proud to include iPads for borrowing through our partnership with NJHealthConnect@You Library. These iPads allow you to: Obtain access to telehealth apps, which can connect you to a doctor 24/7. Read health information in your language. Monitor COVID updates. Access crisis hotlines. Obtain mental health support. Access teen help....
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Ernest Sherlock Hickok was born in Summit in 1903 and was a lifelong resident. After graduating from Dartmouth College in 1924 he worked as an insurance agent. He was also known as a prominent collector and appraiser of sporting books and prints. Like many in his family, he was a music aficionado and an accomplished...
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Dear Library patrons, This, my 109th message to you, is my final as Library Director. As I move onto retirement with dreams of world travel, home repair projects and reading the books I haven’t had time to read, I am delighted to introduce new Library Director Amy Behr-Shields. The Board of Trustees engaged in an...
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Are you an alumni of Summit High School? Are you planning a class reunion? Are you looking for a photo of your grandmother from the class of 1950? The Summit Free Public Library and our partner the Summit Historical Society are delighted to announce that the Summit High School yearbooks from 1921 through 2017 are...
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Below you will find a list of resources for free federal tax assistance. We also offer a selection of books at the library to assist you. If you know the exact name or number of the tax form you need, it can be printed at the Information Desk at your request. Volunteer Income Tax Assistance...
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As the New Year begins many people resolve to make changes in their lives or embark on new endeavors. Hopefully, I too will be setting new goals for myself following my retirement in April 2022. By the time of my retirement I will have worked at the Summit Library for nine years, the perfect cherry...
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