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Teen
They wish they were us, by Jessica Goodman (reviewed by Shuohan P.) They Wish They Were Us is really similar to the books One of Us is Lying and One of Us is Next. The high school life, the murder mystery, everything felt like it fit together perfectly. They Wish They Were Us is about...
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City of Bones, by Cassandra Clare (reviewed by Maya T.) City of Bones by Cassandra Clare is the first novel in a six book series, the Mortal Instruments. The novel starts at a club with two of the protagonists, Clary Fray and Simon Lewis. Clary hardly expected to meet invisible people who hold mythical weapons...
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Attention Teens entering Grades 8-12 in the 2023-24 School Year. Do you love books and reading? Do you love to read aloud? Do you love performing, or acting? Are you available on Wednesday, October 4 from 7-8:30 Consider becoming a a Banned Book Bandit! Banned Books Bandits will help the library celebrate 2023 Banned Books...
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Do you know where all of the important buildings are in Summit? The youth services department invites all families to participate in a Photo Scavenger Hunt around downtown Summit to find them all. Sign up your child (preschool, elementary or teenager) for our summer reading program at https://summitlibrary.readsquared.com, or by stopping by the Summit Free...
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The 2023 Summer Reading Program begins on Saturday, June 10! Preschool    Grades 1-5     Grades 6-12     Adults The theme of this year’s Summer Reading is ‘All Together Now’, and there will be a series of programs for all ages, including intergenerational programming.. Some of these events will be held outdoors, some on the...
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Book Madness bulletin board
The youth services department will celebrate “March Madness” with our very own “Book Madness” brackets. Find the bulletin board in the Activity corner to see all the characters in the running, and vote for your favorite book characters out of each pair.  We will celebrate Summit’s favorite Children’s Book characters or series with a party...
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The Summit High School Debate Team will lead a live debate on the topic of right-to-work laws in the United States. The event will feature two teams of student debaters, each presenting arguments for and against the laws. The Team is a student-led organization specializing in three forms of debate: Public Forum, Lincoln Douglas, and...
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Children and teens in Grades K-8 are welcome to submit a piece of artwork for the library’s 3rd annual Chinese New Year Art Show. The theme of this year’s art show is Our Community! Each piece of artwork will be hung on the bulletin boards in the Children’s Department, and will be juried by library...
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Did you know that you check out different types of items with your library card, that can help you with science, technology, and computer programming? Library of Things Jr:  These items can be checked by library patrons under 17 Artie 3000:  Practice coding skills with a Wifi enabled STEM drawing robot.  Batteries are included;  all...
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Hispanic Heritage Month is September 15-October 15. At Summit Free Public Library, we have several ways for you to celebrate with us. Click on any of the underlined links for more information or to register. Bilingual Storytime (Age 2 and up):  Friday, September 16 @ 5:15-6:00 PM:  Join Ms. Ann-Marie for stories, songs, and rhymes...
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