SUMMIT, NJ -- The Summit Free Public Library is closed, but Hilltop City residents without a library card -- whether recently expired, a recent family relocation to Summit, and-or failure to sign-up for a card -- can request a temporary card, good for 90 days, by contacting the Library.

There are several online resources that can be accessed through the Library's website -- some require a library card in order to access and may require downloading an app. By visiting and clicking on the 'Resources' tab at the top of the page, folks can scroll to Online Courses (; Online Services for Libby / Overdrive (eBooks/eAudiobooks); Hoopla (eBooks, music, movies, TV shows); Flipster (eMagazines--including back issues); and Kanopy streaming services as well as Rosetta Stone for foreign language learning.

Free access to the digital editions of The New York Times online and Star Ledger along other local newspapers (go to the 'Resources' tab and select Databases). We also offer an online arts and craft service, Creativebug, which can also be accessed under Databases.  

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Kids and teens also have a host of online resources available to them including TumbleBook Library, World Book Online (versions for preschool, kids, and students), and Muzzy foreign language learning.  Teens have access to online test prep materials, World Book Encyclopedia Online, Spark Notes, CliffsNotes, eBooks, newspapers and more. All of these resources can be accessed by visiting the website and going to the 'Kids' or 'Teens' tab at the top of the homepage.

To sign-up for a card, contact Message must include name, email, home address, phone number, and age.