Public Library

The Summit Public Library provides many services for residents' educational needs and entertainment, including services that reach out to the village's unique diversity. 


English language conversation groups are scheduled Tuesdays from 10:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. and Thursday evenings from 5:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. 

The Summit Library also is affiliated with Moraine Valley Community College to provide GED (high school diploma equivalency) test preparation courses. 

The Summit Library supports other areas of literacy and job skills development, and has information readily available for residents, including summer literacy programs for Spanish-speaking residents. 

Programs for Children

For children, there is a bilingual (English and Spanish) storytelling time from 11 a.m. until noon on Saturdays. During the school year, bilingual (English and Spanish) tutoring is also available for students in grades Kindergarten through 12, provided by local high school honor students. 

Additional Information

To find out more about programs and information available at the village's library, residents and potential residents are encouraged to visit the Summit Public Library at 6233 South Archer Road, or contact programs director Julie Meskill via library telephone 708-458-1545, or email the library.