The Summit Free Public Library - A Town Treasure

by Robert Hageman

"It is worthwhile to make a deliberate effort to keep up the reading of noteworthy books... In following the written thoughts of his own age, each man's individual life is enriched and deepened... Thinking along with a great thinker brings, as it heritage, a surer poser of thinking for oneself."

The above quote was written by Miss Mabel R. Haines (Summit Librarian 1913-1914) for the Summit Herald in one of her columns of book reviews entitled: "The Library Shelf."

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