Library News

Library News

11
Apr

World Autism Month

Let’s talk about autism. What is it? Some say, “It is a way of seeing the world from a different angle and developing in a different pace.” Let’s read about autism to understand, to advocate for, and to appreciate people who “do not lie, do not judge, and do not play mind games.”
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09
Apr

Write a Better College Essay with Randy Levin!

Did you miss this year’s Top 10 Mistakes Students Make on College Application Essays on Zoom with Randy Levin on April 7, 2021? Click the video below to see the presentation in its entirety.  We hope that the workshop is informative!  
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08
Apr

New Items Added to Library of Things Junior!

We have 6 new Library of Things Junior items available for checkout: • Classic ladder toss set • Giant dice set • Giant dominoes set • Jumbo chess and checkers set • Kan Jam set • Spikeball set Interested in checking out ANY of our Library of Things items (we have items for Adults, Teens,...
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05
Apr

National Library Week April 4-10, 2021

Every year in April during National Library Week we celebrate our libraries and the great job they are doing. This year’s Library Week is special. The pandemic forced us all to adapt, and libraries have being going above and beyond to continue to serve communities, expanding our digital resources and access to virtual events. This...
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01
Apr

From the Director — April 2021

The Library staff is excited to welcome patrons into the building once again, even if only in limited capacity and for a maximum of one hour a day. There are many improvements to provide patrons with a safe and enjoyable visit. The air ducts have been cleaned and sanitized and a bipolar ionization air filtration...
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30
Mar

Mobile Checkout with cloudLibrary

Mobile Check-out is here! Download the cloudLibrary app and borrow library materials right from your smartphone: 1-Download and install the cloudLibrary app on your phone. Select Summit Free Public Library from the list of libraries in New Jersey. 2-Enter your library account barcode number and PIN and you are ready to go. If you do...
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29
Mar

Spring reads

After a difficult winter we finally can say “Hello Spring!” As the great poet Pablo Neruda once wrote, “You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep Spring from coming.” Spring is here, the days are getting longer and we have more time to indulge in reading good books. Browse our curated collection of...
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27
Mar

Beverly Cleary

Beverly Cleary, celebrated Children’s Author died on March 25, 2021, at age 104. Originally from McMinniville Oregon, Cleary, as both an author and a former children’s librarian, is well known by several generations of young readers for her creation of novels for children, most notably the Ramona Quimby series. Zoe Chace from NPR’s All things...
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25
Mar

Concert on the Green-Viva Vallenato Cumbia Band-Sunday, April 25th 2-3 pm!

Viva Vallenato will perform traditional Cumbian music of Colombia! Free and fun! The rhythms will make you dance! The accordion will sing to your soul! Bring the kids–fun for the whole family! You’ll be moving to the music, tapping your toes, and dancing the Cumbia! The concert will be held on the stage on the...
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