By

Abby Brady
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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In March 2020 ProQuest and Ancestry made the unprecedented decision to grant public libraries temporary remote access to Ancestry Library Edition. ProQuest and Ancestry happily made this decision to help libraries and their patrons navigate this challenging time. Libraries were not charged an additional fee for remote access. After nearly 2 years of temporary access,...
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It’s this time of the year. We say goodbye to 2021 and welcome the New Year! We hope it will be happy and healthy. Let’s celebrate! Hats on, masks on! Our holiday collection has something festive for everyone… holiday entertaining, holiday movies and music, cookbooks and holiday stories to marvel at. We hope you have...
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Anne Rice, a well known American writer, died from complications of a stroke on December 11, 2021, at age 80. She was best known for her series of gothic novels “The Vampire Chronicles.”  Her bestseller “Interview with the Vampire” became a hit movie starring Tom Cruise and Brad Pitt.  But Anne Rice was not a one-subject...
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Classic comes to mind when thinking about the Chanel brand and its most famous perfume, Chanel #5. When thinking about a new perfume to compliment her designs, Chanel tried a number of perfume versions, all numbered, but preferred number 5, and kept the number as a name. Chanel believed in the number’s talismanic powers and...
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After giving thanks for all we have on Thanksgiving, we enter the holiday season of giving. Each year at this time the Summit Library remembers those in our community who may be hungry with the annual food drive. We were unable to do a food collection last fall because the Library was closed for the...
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Steven Sondheim, one of the most influential and venerated composer-lyricist of the last half of the 20th century, died on Friday, November 26th in his home in Roxbury, Connecticut. He was 91. Feel free to browse our collection of his works. 
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Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday in the United States. The history has it that the Plymouth colonists and the Wampanoag shared an autumn harvest feast and it was one of the first Thanksgiving celebrations in the colonies. Turkey, a Thanksgiving staple that has become synonymous with the holiday, may or may not have been...
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