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  Dr. Karen Gaffney, author of Dismantling the Racism Machine, will lead a discussion of The Sum of Us by Heather McGhee at the Summit Free Public Library, on Thursday, October 13, from 7:00PM to 8:00PM. This program will be co-hosted by the Summit Interfaith Council AntiRacism Committee and the Summit Free Public Library, and...
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Effective September 14, 2022, the Summit Free Public Library will no longer charge late fines on most circulating materials. Exceptions to this fines-free policy are: lost and damaged items, items from the Library of Things, Museum Passes, and Interlibrary Loans. Patrons are still responsible for returning materials by their due date, so that they can...
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Did you know that you check out different types of items with your library card, that can help you with science, technology, and computer programming? Library of Things Jr:  These items can be checked by library patrons under 17 Artie 3000:  Practice coding skills with a Wifi enabled STEM drawing robot.  Batteries are included;  all...
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Hispanic Heritage Month is September 15-October 15. At Summit Free Public Library, we have several ways for you to celebrate with us. Click on any of the underlined links for more information or to register. Bilingual Storytime (Age 2 and up):  Friday, September 16 @ 5:15-6:00 PM:  Join Ms. Ann-Marie for stories, songs, and rhymes...
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The Business Reference Section at the Summit Free Public Library is named after a power couple, Ruth C. and A. Michael Lipper. After graduating from Columbia College in 1957, Mr. Lipper spent three years on active duty in the U.S. Marine Corps as a Communications Officer and Combat Cargo Officer. While his tour of duty...
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Borrow hours of entertainment with our Binge Box collection. Each box contains four to six DVDs that share a theme such as Tempt Your Palate, Technology Gone Wrong, and War Through the Ages. Search the library’s online catalog using the keyword “binge box” or search for a box by title. Checking out a Binge Box: ...
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In 1982, the Manley-Winser Foundation, set forth by the wills of Marian Manley Winser, and Gerald Winser, was established to help fund projects and programs of educational, service, religious, and health organizations. The launch of the Foundation continued a long tradition of contributions from the Manley and Winser families to Summit and the local community....
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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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We all know that Independence Day is celebrated on July 4th.  But one of the signers, John Adams, didn’t consider it to be accurate. Here is why. On July 1, 1776, the Second Continental Congress met in Philadelphia, and on the following day 12 of the 13 colonies voted in favor of Richard Henry Lee’s motion...
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