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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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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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Starting May 1st, we will be offering a brand new service – automatic renewals! All items checked out after May 1st will be eligible for automatic renewal, which extends the due date by one loan period without any extra effort on your part. You will receive a notification via email or text if an eligible...
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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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PT Public Relations and Marketing Associate:  25 hours a week. $18 – $20/hour. The Summit Free Public Library is seeking a social media expert to advertise and market the Library’s services and programs. Candidates must be able to write press releases for traditional publications as well as promote events and services through Facebook, Instagram,  Twitter,...
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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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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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