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Ann-Marie Aymer
Get your 2022 Battle of the Books titles at Summit Free Public Library Are you (or your child) entering Grades 4-8, and thinking about participating in Battle of the Books once school resumes? The library has five copies of each battle of the book title for you to check out on your library card. For...
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Do you know someone entering Grades 6-12 at Lawton C. Johnson or Summit High School in the new school year? Summit Free Public Library has plenty of copies of your summer reading requirements for school. This year, they are on display right across from the “Ask Us” desk, so you can stop in and pick...
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The 2022 Summer Reading Program begins on Saturday, June 11! Preschool    Grades 1-5     Grades 6-12     Adults The theme of this year’s Summer Reading is ‘Oceans of Possibilities’, and there will be a series of sea-themed events and other programs. Many of these events will be held outdoors, some on the Library’s front...
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Summit Free Public Library is participating in Free Comic Book Day along with many independent comic book stores and other libraries nationwide and internationally on Saturday, May 7. Traditionally held annually on the first Saturday of May, Free Comic Book Day is a single day when participating comic book specialty shops around the world give...
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Summit Free Public Library will be celebrating its annual New Jersey Makers Day on March 25-27, 2022 New Jersey Makers Day inspires and activates libraries to showcase and highlight STEM and maker culture, enhancing life-long learning. These programs are sponsored by the Friends of the Summit Free Public Library Please click on any of the...
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In honor of Martin Luther King Day of Service, the library will be collecting Hygiene Kits for the homeless.  These kits will be donated to the Bridges Outreach in Summit.  To Make a Hygiene Kit please include the following items in a quart-sized sealable plastic bag and either put it in the labeled box in...
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2nd Annual Chinese New Year Art Show
Summit Free Public Library and The Summit Library Chinese Club are hosting their second annual art show.  This time, it will be in person. Young artists from Summit and around the region are invited to participate in the Summit Free Public Library’s 2022 Chinese New Year Art Show!The theme of this year’s art show is...
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Diwali, India’s most important holiday will be celebrated  November 2-6, 2021.  Both a religious and cultural festival it is usually celebrated for five days and is primarily observed in India by people of Hindu, Sikh, and Jain faiths, as well as other faiths around the world. During Diwali, people light many candles and clay lamps...
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Long Way Down, by Jason Reynolds With a gun in his hand and grief in his heart, Will steps into an elevator with ghosts. The ghosts of his past, people who are supposed to be dead, join Will in the verse novel Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds. Set in a town where gangs dominate...
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A Curse So Dark and Lonely, by Brigid Kemmerer (YA FIC KEM) Reviewed by Zoe R. It is one matter to fall in love with a man, yet it is another matter to fall in love with a monster. In Brigid Kemmerer’s A Curse So Dark and Lonely, a loose re-telling of Beauty and the...
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