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28
Sep

Banned Books Week 2021

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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14
Sep

Hispanic Heritage Month

Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the history and accomplishments of Hispanic and Latino Americans whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, Central America, and South America.  September 15 was chosen as the starting point for the commemoration because it is the anniversary of...
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01
Sep

From the Director: September 2021

Summer reading has come to a close. All the hours of reading have been logged. Terrance the Tiger is back home after trips to Summit’s best-known landmarks. All the prizes have been claimed. The best thing about 2021’s summer reading program was being able to welcome the children of Summit back to the library for...
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30
Aug

Tiger Hunt, Conclusion

Tiger Hunt Photo Contest has been completed! Last week, Terrence was visiting the Little Free Library at Tatlock Park which was provided by the Friends of the Summit Free Public Library. Thanks to all those who participated in the Tiger Hunt. Anyone who got at least one correct answer will be entered in the prize...
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27
Aug

Animal Heroes Scavenger Hunt: Now thru September 30!

Did you love our 2021 Summer Reading Program that was held at the Summit Free Public Library this summer? Thanks to the Summit Department of Community Programs, we have a new scavenger hunt that is taking place at five parks around Summit. The scavenger hunt will take place now through September 30. Look for the...
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23
Aug

Tiger Hunt, Week 10

Welcome to Week 10 of the Tiger Hunt Photo Contest! Last week, Terrence was enjoying the Formal Garden at the Reeves-Reed Arboretum. Can you guess where in Summit Terrence is visiting this week? Click here to submit your guess by 11:59 PM on Sunday, August 29. Remember, you must be registered for the Adult Summer...
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16
Aug

Tiger Hunt, Week 9

Welcome to Week 9 of the Tiger Hunt Photo Contest! Last week, Terrence was admiring the Cornog Field House at Memorial Field. Can you guess where in Summit Terrence is visiting this week? Click here to submit your guess by 11:59 PM on Sunday, August 22. Remember, you must be registered for the Adult Summer...
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09
Aug

Tiger Hunt, Week 8

Welcome to Week 8 of the Tiger Hunt Photo Contest! Last week, Terrence and his friend Fluffy were admiring the art installation Broad Ordinary Occurrences on the Village Green. Can you guess where in Summit Terrence is visiting this week? Click here to submit your guess by 11:59 PM on Sunday, August 15. Remember, you must...
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07
Aug

We need Banned Books Bandits

Attention Teens entering Grades 7-12 in the 2021-22 School Year. Do you love books and reading? Do you love to read aloud? Do you love performing, or acting? Are you available on Tuesday, September 28 at 7 PM While you wait for the autumn teen volunteer season to begin, you can earn five hours of...
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