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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. This year, they are on display right across from the “Ask Us” desk, so you can stop in and pick...
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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 will be celebrating its annual New Jersey Makers Day on March 25-27, 2022 New Jersey Makers Day inspires and activates libraries to showcase and highlight STEM and maker culture, enhancing life-long learning. These programs are sponsored by the Friends of the Summit Free Public Library Please click on any of the...
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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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A Curse So Dark and Lonely, by Brigid Kemmerer (YA FIC KEM) Reviewed by Zoe R. It is one matter to fall in love with a man, yet it is another matter to fall in love with a monster. In Brigid Kemmerer’s A Curse So Dark and Lonely, a loose re-telling of Beauty and the...
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One of Us Is Lying, by Karen McManus (YA FIC MCM) Reviewed by Zoe R. (12th Grade) “She’s a princess and you’re a jock,’ he says. He thrusts his chin toward Bronwyn, then at Nate. ‘And you’re a brain. And you’re a criminal. You’re all walking teen-movie stereotypes.” Except, they aren’t. None of them are....
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The Warrior Heir, by Cinda Williams Chima (YA FIC CHI) Reviewed by Zoe R. (12th Grade) In The Warrior Heir, Cinda Williams Chima blends a “normal” high school life with elements of fantasy. From the outset, protagonist Jack Swift seems to be a regular high schooler: he balances social life, sports, and academics, as well...
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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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The Library is fully open and programs and events are back in the building and there are many programs and special events planned this fall. Please join the Friends of the Library (FOL) for their Giant Jewelry Sale on Saturday, October 23rd from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm and Sunday, October 24th from 1:00 –...
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