Scribbles

Summit Free Public Library's blog for birth thru 5th Grade, and their parents

Scribbles

Looking for up to date library information for kids and families?  Check out the articles in this blog compiled by the library staff at Summit Free Public Library.  In this blog is new and updated information about books, services and programs provided by the library.

Are you ready for a winter bonus?  If your family reads any of the stories this winter on the library’s storywalk and/or on our Dial A Story, visit the Ask Us desk in the Children’s Room to enter to win a special winter prize pack! Our current storywalk book is The Wish Tree, by Kyo...
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The library now has a collection of Storytime Kits. Each kit is in a clear backpack and contains the following items: Five picture books on a specific theme. A printed list of similar books. A list of online resources related to the theme. The themes for the first five storytime kits are Bugs, Potty Training, Starting School, Dinosaurs, and...
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Are you interested in bringing your little one to storytime? Then, you have come to the right place. The youth services librarians have created a series of answers to questions that we have received regularly about our storytime programs.   As always, the library’s primary goal is for everyone to have a positive experience at our...
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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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Our current storywalk book is Alma y cómo obtuvo su nombre, by Juana Martinez-Neal. Contact our Dial-A-Story number at 908-277-9480 to listen to the story read by Bilingual Library Associate, Lilliana Villalobos. At the end of the story, stop by the library and pick up your own copy of the story to keep! The StoryWalk®...
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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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Have you seen our StoryWalk®? This spring, the library installed a new StoryWalk® on the front lawn! Created as an Eagle Scout project by local Scout Jeremy Betz, and funded by the Manley-Winser Foundation, the StoryWalk® features a full length picture book story on 20 signs around the bushes on the library’s front lawn.  All...
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Get your 2022 Battle of the Books titles at Summit Free Public Library Are you (or your child) entering Grades 4-8, and thinking about participating in Battle of the Books once school resumes? The library has five copies of each battle of the book title for you to check out on your library card. For...
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