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Abby Brady
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. Amy Cohn Liss (1930-2021) was a dedicated supporter and long-time patron of the Summit Free Public Library. She helped establish...
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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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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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