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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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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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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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