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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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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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One hundred twenty years ago this month, on November 5th, 1901, the citizens of Summit voted to make the Summit Library a municipal library supported by property taxes. Prior to this time the Library had been an association library with stockholders who purchased shares at a cost of $5.00 a share and were therefore allowed...
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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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Banned Books Week was launched in 1982 in response to a surge in the number of challenges to books in schools, bookstores and libraries. It became an annual event held during the last week of September highlighting the importance of freedom to seek and express ideas, even the ones that some consider unorthodox or unpopular....
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Summer reading has come to a close. All the hours of reading have been logged. Terrance the Tiger is back home after trips to Summit’s best-known landmarks. All the prizes have been claimed. The best thing about 2021’s summer reading program was being able to welcome the children of Summit back to the library for...
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