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Summit Free Public Library has a brand new Chess Corner for Grades 5 and up.  Organized by the Summit Library Chinese Club as part of its teen program which encourages young people to participate in community service, the new Chess Corner will provide all children and teens who are interested in chess a place where they can...
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Dear Middle and High School Students… We need your help. Do you need community service credit? Do you like arts & crafts? Have you ever worked on stage crew or set design for your school play or for any community theatre program? If you have answered yes to at least two of these questions, our...
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Did you love our 2021 Summer Reading Program that was held at the Summit Free Public Library this summer? Thanks to the Summit Department of Community Programs, we have a new scavenger hunt that is taking place at five parks around Summit. The scavenger hunt will take place now through September 30. Look for the...
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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.  As always, they are on display in the Teen Room at the Library, so you can stop in and pick...
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May is Mental Health Awareness Month. As researched by the World Health Organization, one in five individuals between the ages of 10-19 will experience some form of mental illness. WHO also identifies that suicide is the third leading cause of death for those between the ages of 15-19. Recognizing and addressing mental illness can be...
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Beverly Cleary, celebrated Children’s Author died on March 25, 2021, at age 104. Originally from McMinniville Oregon, Cleary, as both an author and a former children’s librarian, is well known by several generations of young readers for her creation of novels for children, most notably the Ramona Quimby series. Zoe Chace from NPR’s All things...
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Our librarians are on call from Monday through Friday from 10 am – 4 pm. Do not hesitate to call us at 908-273-0350 extension 3 if you need help with anything, including: Info about Covid-19 Need help as an individual or business owner. Want to find ways to volunteer during this crisis. Want to find...
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The Libby app is a new, one-tap reading app for borrowing digital books and audiobooks from the Summit Library. This free app, created by Overdrive, is available for Android, iOS (iPhone/iPad/iPod touch), and Windows 10 devices. All you need to get started is an internet connection, a Summit library card, and these steps: Install the...
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