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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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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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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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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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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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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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