Planning your visit

You can now create a temporary account with the Summit Library to access our digital resources from home. Click Create Account on the top right corner of our library catalog to receive your barcode, valid for thirty days. The temporary barcode will allow access to Kanopy, hoopla, Overdrive, Creative Bug, Mango, LinkedIn Learning, World Book, Morningstar, and all of our EBSCO databases. These temporary credentials grant access to Summit Free Public Library’s online resources only. For full borrowing privileges, Summit residents need to visit the library with proof of residency to receive a library card.


The Summit Free Public Library is currently offering in-person service for borrowing materials. Our public computers do not require reservation and can be used for up to 3 hours per day if no one else is waiting. Our restrooms, meeting rooms, and Quiet Study Rooms are available for use. The Think-It lab is not available yet. Photocopying, faxing, scanning and wireless printing services are available. Curbside service is no longer available.

Adult, teen, and children’s program are now held in-person or virtually. Please check our events calendar for more info.

Please note the following:

  • Masks are optional for library visitors. 
  • Patrons are encouraged to use hand sanitizer prior to entering the building and after touching library materials and surfaces. Hand-sanitizing stations are placed throughout the building.
  • For patron and staff safety, sneeze guards have been installed at all public service desks.
  • We have installed a bipolar ionization air filtration system and cleaned all HVAC ductwork to reduce bacteria and viruses in the air.


Mobile Check-out is here! Download the Summit Free Public Library mobile app and borrow library materials right from your smartphone:

  • Download and install the Summit Free Public Library app on your phone.
  • Enter your library account barcode number and PIN and you are ready to go. If you do not know your PIN please give us a call for assistance.
  • During your visit to the library, select an item from the shelves and scan the library barcode using Self-checkout in the mobile app. The library barcode is usually located inside the back cover of the book or on the back cover of DVDs/BluRays and audiobooks.
  • Repeat for all items you want to borrow.
  • Finish the check-out process within the app, making sure all items have been scanned and checked out.
  • Please make sure that all discs are included before you check out and when you return a DVD TV series or Book on CD. 
  • For more info, please ask a librarian at the Information Desk.


Tip:  Please check your DVD and books on CD cases and to make sure all discs are present and accounted for. Please check DVD players and listening devices if something is missing.

The library is available 24/7 via the electronic services that we provide. Several of these resources are available to the public for free with a Summit Library card. For more info on all of our online services please click here.

Additional services are featured on the library’s Resources page as well.