Upcoming Events at the Summit Free Public Library

job search

Your Job Search: A Fresh Start

The Summit Library will be hosting a series of informal workshops focused on rejuvenating your job search. These workshops are for you if you currently have a job, or are under-employed or are between positions.

The workshops will be held on four Tuesdays in January: 1/10, 1/17, 1/24, 1/31 from 7 to 9PM at the Summit Library (75 Maple Street).

To register, call the Reference Desk at 908-273-0350, ext. 3.

For more information please visit the Summit Library website.

Author Talk: Jeanne D'Haem

Jeanne D’Haem will discuss her book, Inclusion: The Dream and the Reality in Special Education. Written after thirty years of experience, it chronicles inspiring, insightful and even hilarious efforts to include students with disabilities in public schools.

Dr. Jeanne D'Haem is associate professor of Special Education at William Paterson University in New Jersey. She was a special education teacher and a director of special services for over thirty years.

This free program will be held on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at 7:30PM. All are welcome, but seating is limited. First come, first seated. Copies of the book will be available for sale and signing.

Fore more information please visit the Summit Library website.

New Jersey

New Jersey and the Bill of Rights

To commemorate the 225th anniversary of the ratification of the Bill of Rights, Professor Robert F. Williams will speak on "New Jersey and the Bill of Rights," exploring the history of rights granted by the state and federal constitutions.

Professor Williams teaches state constitutional law and is the associate Director of the Center for State Constitutional Studies at Rutgers. He is the author of dozens of articles and numerous books on state constitutional law.

This free lecture will be held Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 2PM. All are welcome, but seating is limited. First come, first seated.

For more information please visit the Summit Library website.

National Archives Pop-up Exhibition

The library will also be hosting a special pop-up exhibition from the National Archives: “The Bill of Rights and You”. It spotlights one of the most remarkable periods in American history, explores the origins of the first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution, illustrates how each amendment protects U.S. citizens, and looks at how Americans exercise the rights outlined in the amendments. The exhibition will be on display from January 4, 2017 through February 28, 2017.

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