News

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30
Jul

Race Relations for Teens

As the nation celebrates the life of Congressman John Lewis this week, Summit Free Public Library would like to make you aware that we have created lists of places to turn for information regarding race in America, especially for families. Please click any of the links below for more information: Books and eBooks on Race...
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28
Jul

From the Director – August 2020

The year 2020 will surely be remembered for many things but at the Summit Library, it will be remembered as the year that library service changed forever. Within weeks of closing our doors due to coronavirus, library programs transitioned to virtual programs, reference calls were forwarded to staff cell phones and the circulation of electronic...
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23
Jul

2020 Summer Reading for LCJSMS and SHS

2020 Summer Reading for LCJSMS and SHS Did you know that Summit Free Public Library has copies of your required summer reading books for Language Arts, English, and Social Studies?  They are currently on display in the Teen Room next to the new books.  In many cases, the library owns the physical print copy, audiobooks,...
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20
Jul

Our Little Free Library has been installed!

We are so happy to announce that the Summit Free Public Library’s Little Free Library has been installed at Investor’s Bank Field. It is located near the rest rooms and parking lot. The street address for Investor’s Bank Field is 70 Butler Parkway. Little Free Library is a nonprofit organization that inspires a love of...
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18
Jul

From the Director – July 2020

We can finally share the news we’ve been hoping to share for 3 ½ months! Patrons will be welcomed back into the library beginning Monday, July 6th for browsing and selection of library materials and pick-up only. While you won’t be able to linger to read the newspaper, use a PC or book a quiet...
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18
Jul

From the Director – June 2020

As you know the library doors remain closed. We were hoping library service would have resumed a long time ago but unfortunately, that has not happened. Governor Murphy has indicated that library staff throughout the state can begin returning to buildings in stage 2 of New Jersey’s Road to Recovery so we are waiting for...
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18
Jul

From the Director – May 2020

As you know the library is still closed to the public. The good news is that we have many online programs, activities and resources available as you will see from the extensive list below. The bad news is we don’t know when we will reopen. That will depend on Governor Murphy’s Road Back plan and...
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18
Jun

Haiku Contest Winners!

In honor of National Poetry Month, we held a haiku contest back in April. Participants were asked to create an original haiku poem about the Spring for the chance to win serious bragging rights! A haiku is a short un-rhymed poem having three lines containing five, seven and five syllables, respectively. Our judges took this...
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15
Jun

Race in America

The Summit Library has created a list of places to turn for information regarding race in America. The list includes but is not limited to the following: Local and regional organizations and groups involved in efforts to promote understanding and justice through education, conversation, and service. Educational Resources from the Summit Library including digital and...
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Contact

Tel: 908-273-0350

Fax: (908) 273-0031

Address: 75 Maple Street, Summit, NJ 07901

Hours

Monday9am - 9pm
Tuesday9am - 9pm
Wednesday9am - 9pm
Thursday9am - 9pm
Friday9am - 5pm
Saturday9am - 5pm
SundayClosed
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