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Parents and other caregivers (babysitters, au-pairs, nannies, grandparents) are babies’ and preschoolers’ first and best teachers. However, numerous research studies have found that many children begin kindergarten without the early literacy skills needed to learn to read. Attending library storytimes is a great way to prepare young children for reading. For this reason, this autumn,...
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Birdbrain Technologies has updated its documentation for the Finch Robot 1.0. If you have checked out a finch robot from the Library of Things, please click the links below to get started.     How to use Snap with Finch Robot: https://learn.birdbraintechnologies.com/slpage/snap-installation-for-finch/#updating Using Finch Robots with Python: https://learn.birdbraintechnologies.com/finch1/python/install#download Teacher Resources and Lessons: https://learn.birdbraintechnologies.com/finch1/program/
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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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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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Our current storywalk book is Poe & Lars, by Kashelle Gourley, and illustrated by Skylar Hogan Contact our Dial-A-Story number at 908-277-9480 to listen to the story read by Youth Services Librarian,  Lisa O’Shaughnessy. The StoryWalk® Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and developed in collaboration with the Kellogg-Hubbard Library. Storywalk® is...
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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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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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Each month, we will highlight the different namesakes of the rooms within the library. These individuals have contributed greatly to make our institution what it is today, and we are deeply grateful for their commitment. Amy Cohn Liss (1930-2021) was a dedicated supporter and long-time patron of the Summit Free Public Library. She helped establish...
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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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