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Abby Brady
Let’s talk about autism. What is it? Some say, “It is a way of seeing the world from a different angle and developing in a different pace.” Let’s read about autism to understand, to advocate for, and to appreciate people who “do not lie, do not judge, and do not play mind games.”
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Every year in April during National Library Week we celebrate our libraries and the great job they are doing. This year’s Library Week is special. The pandemic forced us all to adapt, and libraries have being going above and beyond to continue to serve communities, expanding our digital resources and access to virtual events. This...
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The Library staff is excited to welcome patrons into the building once again, even if only in limited capacity and for a maximum of one hour a day. There are many improvements to provide patrons with a safe and enjoyable visit. The air ducts have been cleaned and sanitized and a bipolar ionization air filtration...
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After a difficult winter we finally can say “Hello Spring!” As the great poet Pablo Neruda once wrote, “You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep Spring from coming.” Spring is here, the days are getting longer and we have more time to indulge in reading good books. Browse our curated collection of...
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Since 1987, March has been recognized as Women’s History Month. It is a month when we can educate ourselves on the history of equal suffrage and women’s participation in the civil rights movement, commemorate women heroes, and pay homage to women artists. Enjoy browsing our collection of books written by women and watch movies made by...
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On March 15th we will reach the one year anniversary of the day the Summit Library was first closed due to covid-19 concerns. The closing came suddenly on a Sunday morning with about a two-hour notice leaving our patrons and staff in a state-of-unknown. At first we thought it was going to be for a...
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Cicely Tyson, an Actress Who Shattered Racial Stereotypes, Dies at 96 During her long and dignified life, Cicely Tyson was always true to her believes and principles. In the obituary, published by the New York Times, Robert McFadden writes, that Cecily Tyson was “the stage, screen and television actress whose vivid portrayals of strong African-American...
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It’s that time of the year again. The IRS began accepting 2020 tax returns on Friday, February 12 and the tax filing deadline is on Thursday, April 15. The IRS says there are no plans to extend the deadline, as was done last year. When it comes to taxes, knowing more is always helpful. Browse...
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February the 14th is one of the most beloved days of the year. It’s Valentine’s Day and it is celebrated all over the world. It started with a romantic legend about a Catholic priest who fell in love when in jail awaiting execution. He was guilty of marrying roman soldiers in secret, as it was...
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What’s the next best thing to browsing our shelves for books and movies inside the library? How about browsing our collections from home? Click on a category such as new fiction, new mystery, new cookbooks, new picture books, new young adult mysteries and young adult graphic novels, new movies, and more, and you will be...
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