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Ghosts & Giggles with Grant Fitch at the Crown Point Library

CROWN POINT | Join us as master story teller Grant Fitch presents “Ghosts & Giggles” at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 30 at the Crown Point Community Library.

October 13, 2014 7:44 pm

Crown Point Community Library's annual book sale just around the corner

CROWN POINT | Fall into a great deal at the Friends of the Crown Point Library’s Annual Fall Book Sale.

October 12, 2014 12:00 am

Premier Vocalists and War Music

CROWN POINT | Swinging and Singing: The Magic of Music in World War II is a trilogy presented by Dr. John Ban. The second of three presentations: “Premier Vocalists and War Music” will be presented at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 9 at the Crown Point Library.

September 29, 2014 11:17 am
Astronaut Jerry Ross unveils new children’s book at the Crown Point Library

Astronaut Jerry Ross unveils new children’s book at the Crown Point Library

CROWN POINT | Jerry Ross will be joined by co-author Susan Gunderson to unveil his new children’s book, Becoming A Spacewalker: My Journey to the Stars from 4-7:45 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 30 at the Crown Point Community Library.

September 29, 2014 11:12 am

Friends of the Crown Point Library host 3rd Annual Literary Luncheon

CROWN POINT | The Friends of the Crown Point Community Library 3rd Annual Literary Luncheon will be held on Saturday, Nov. 8, at 11 a.m. The event will take place at the First United Methodist Church located at 352 S. Main Street in Crown Point, and will include a presentation of Moonlight I…

September 29, 2014 10:58 am

After school bully prevention program being held at library

CROWN POINT | An after school karate program will be presented by 360 Family Martial Arts at the Crown Point Community Library. This program teaches bully prevention and helps to develop character, confidence and focus.

September 15, 2014 5:16 pm
Meet Author/Astronaut Jerry Ross unveils new children’s book

Meet Author/Astronaut Jerry Ross unveils new children’s book

CROWN POINT | Jerry Ross will be joined by co-author Susan Gunderson to unveil his new children’s book, Becoming A Spacewalker: My Journey to the Stars on Thursday, September 30 from 4- 7:45 p.m. at the Crown Point Community Library.

September 04, 2014 5:30 pm

Crown Point Library to host healthy choice workshops

CROWN POINT | Learn how to create a healthy choice that is low in salt, fat and sugar but tasty and easy on the budget. Sponsored by Purdue Extension. Please register with Purdue Extension Office: 219-755-3240.

September 04, 2014 5:17 pm
Crown Point Library director retires after 26 years of service

Crown Point Library director retires after 26 years of service

CROWN POINT | After more than 26 years of service at the Crown Point Community Library Director Lynn Frank will retire on Aug. 29.

August 25, 2014 6:37 pm
Strings present concert

Strings present concert

In an encore from last year's performance, local students from the Crown Point Youth Orchestra will present a Summer String Concert at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Crown Point Community Library, 122 N. Main St. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. Under the direction of Rovelli Grib, this year's featured m…

June 15, 2014 12:00 am
Explore science through summer reading program

Explore science through summer reading program

Matthew Casillas enjoys playing with blocks during open play at the Crown Point Library. Children are welcome to sign up for the summer reading program, and all of its special events, beginning Monday.

June 08, 2014 12:00 am
Explore science through summer reading program

Explore science through summer reading program

Erin Barton, right, Youth Services clerk at the Crown Point Community Library, conducts a Little Listeners story time session. The summer reading program begins Monday at the library.

June 08, 2014 12:00 am
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Erin Barton, Youth Services Clerk at Crown Point Community Library, leads a Little Listeners story time event.

June 05, 2014 8:30 am
The History of Ragtime presented by pianist Deborrah Wyndham slated for May 27

The History of Ragtime presented by pianist Deborrah Wyndham slated for May 27

CROWN POINT | Through music, pianist Deborrah Wyndham shares the history of our nation's first 'pop' music: ragtime. Also the beginnings of jazz, ragtime has gone on to influence many other musicians and styles of music. With different ethnic musical influences and at first rejected by socie…

May 12, 2014 2:20 pm

The Crown Point Library to host Mother-Son Canvas Painting Event slated for May 31

CROWN POINT | The Crown Point Library is hosting a Rhythm, Rhyme & Party Time Mother-Son Canvas Painting Event from 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 31 in Meeting Room 2. This is a fun event for mothers and sons to complete canvas paintings that are displayed together!

May 01, 2014 8:56 am

Crown Point Library to bus trip to Field Museum June 2

CROWN POINT |The Friends of the Crown Point Library have coordinated a bus trip to the Chicago Field Museum for Monday, June 2. The cost of the ticket is $40.00 per person and includes the bus ticket and an All Access Pass to the museum. Tickets will go on sale at the Crown Point Library cir…

May 01, 2014 8:52 am

C.P. Library to host Pampalone Travel & Cruise information session May 7

CROWN POINT | Join Cynthia Pandoff from Pampalone Travel & Cruise and get educated about the best places to visit this summer. She will share tips and educational information on Disney and other popular destinations. Space is limited, please pre-register by calling 661-0135.

May 01, 2014 8:39 am
Library Mini Golf fundraiser returns to Crown Point

Library Mini Golf fundraiser returns to Crown Point

Karen Snoddy, right, watches her daughter, Karina, and other friends golf during last year's inaugural Library Mini Golf event at the Crown Point Community Library. This year, "A Hole Lot of Fun" returns April 12.

April 03, 2014 12:00 am

Library mini golf is just around the corner

CROWN POINT | The Crown Point Community Library will kick off National Library Week April 13 through 19 with its second annual mini golf event, “A Hole Lot of Fun,” on Saturday, April 12 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

March 24, 2014 12:00 am

Wellness Wednesdays Health Screenings at the Library slated for Feb. 5

CROWN POINT | On Wednesday, Feb. 5 from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m., Home Care Services of NWI will offer free blood pressure screenings. In addition, Crystal Martin of CJ Warren Salon & Spa will offer complimentary chair massages in conjunction with a True Health Chiropractic & Rehabilitation…

January 14, 2014 2:01 pm

Movies at the Crown Point Library

CROWN POINT | Join us as we travel our county and the world at Destination on DVDs showing every third Tuesday of the month at 2:00 p.m. in Meeting Room 2. On January 14, we will be showing “Discoveries – America. Illinois.”

January 13, 2014 2:33 pm
Friends host library's second annual Literary Luncheon

Friends host library's second annual Literary Luncheon

Ray Boomhower is senior editor of the Indiana Historical Society's quarterly magazine.

October 25, 2013 12:00 am
Friends host library's second annual Literary Luncheon

Friends host library's second annual Literary Luncheon

"Fighter Pilot: The World War II Career of Alex Vraciu" is a book by Indiana author Ray Boomhower, who will present a Veterans Day salute at the Nov. 2 Literary Luncheon hosted by the Friends of the Crown Point Community Library.

October 25, 2013 12:00 am

Master Storyteller performs at Crown Point Library Oct. 22

CROWN POINT | Master storyteller, Grant Fitch, presents “Ghosts & Giggles” at 6:00 p.m. at the Crown Point Community Library on Tuesday, Oct. 22.

October 21, 2013 1:19 pm

First Impressions Art Exhibit Opening Reception at Crown Point Library

CROWN POINT | The Crown Point Community Library’s first art exhibition “First Impressions” featuring artwork by Crown Point High School students opened Monday, October 14, 2013. The exhibit runs through the end of November and can be viewed during normal library hours.

October 21, 2013 1:16 pm
Reading to the dogs

Reading to the dogs

Dog owner Barbara Phelps watches as Dylan Clemons, 9, reads to her Power Paws dog, “Abby,” during an earlier Reading to the Dogs program at the Crown Point Community Library. The library, 122 N. Main St., invites school-age children to improve their reading skills by reading out out to a dog…

September 13, 2013 12:00 am
Classical guitar player Peter Fletcher to perform at the Crown Point Library

Classical guitar player Peter Fletcher to perform at the Crown Point Library

CROWN POINT | Award-winning Classical Guitarist Peter Fletcher will perform a diverse program of music at the Crown Point Community Library on Sept.15 at 2 p.m.

September 12, 2013 6:08 pm

CP library hosting blood drive

CROWN POINT | The Crown Point Community Library is hosting a Red Cross Blood drive on July 30 from 2:30-6:30 p.m. in Meeting Room 1. The library is located at 122 N. Main St..

July 09, 2013 12:17 pm
Digital bookmobile stops off at Crown Point

Digital bookmobile stops off at Crown Point

CROWN POINT | The Overdrive Digital Bookmobile National Tour Exhibit will be stopping by the Crown Point Community Library at 122 N. Main St. on July 19. It will be parked in the main parking lot in front of the library from 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public.

June 18, 2013 3:54 pm Photos

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'Off the Beaten Page' book signing and talk with author Terri Smith around the corner

'Off the Beaten Page' book signing and talk with author Terri Smith around the corner

CROWN POINT | Author Terri Smith will visit the Crown Point Library on June 28 at 10 a.m. for a discussion and book signing of her latest book "Off the Beaten Page: The Best Trips for Lit Lovers, Book Clubs, and Girls on Getaways."

June 18, 2013 3:10 pm Photos

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Dig into music at the Crown Point library

CROWN POINT | Join the Crown Point Community Library for a string concert performed by local students from the Crown Point Orchestra.

June 18, 2013 2:46 pm

A hole lot of fun at library

CROWN POINT | Miniature golf is coming to the Crown Point Library. The first annual “A Hole Lot of Fun” mini golf event will be held on June 1 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Crown Point Community Library. The new library will be transformed into an 18-hole miniature putting course for the day…

May 29, 2013 5:14 pm
Miniature golf is coming to Crown Point Library

Miniature golf is coming to Crown Point Library

CROWN POINT | The first annual “A Hole Lot of Fun” mini golf event will be held on June 1 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Crown Point Community Library. The new library will be transformed into an 18-hole miniature putting course for the day. The course will be set up throughout the first and …

May 21, 2013 1:59 pm
May is 'Get Caught Reading' month

May is 'Get Caught Reading' month

CROWN POINT | Kids watch, listen and learn. Be an example for them and get caught reading! The Get Caught Reading program is a nationwide campaign to remind people of all ages how much fun it is to read.

May 16, 2013 10:51 am Photos

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Library looking for teen volunteers

Library looking for teen volunteers

Teen volunteers Brian McCants, left, and Jacob MacDonald help out at the Crown Point Community Library grand opening event last fall. The library is currently seeking teen volunteers entering grade 7 and older to assist with the 2013 Summer Reading Program at both the Crown Point and Winfiel…

May 15, 2013 12:00 am
Hat's off to display

Hat's off to display

Through this month, Noretta Emerson has a display of her collection of vintage hats, hat pins and holders in a case at the Crown Point Community Library for patrons to enjoy. Individuals or organizations interested in displaying items in one of the library’s display cases can contact Laura C…

April 28, 2013 12:00 am
Library searching for teen volunteers

Library searching for teen volunteers

CROWN POINT | The Crown Point Community Library is looking for teen volunteers to assist with the 2013 Summer Reading Program at both the Crown Point and Winfield locations.

April 25, 2013 12:49 pm
Local author visit planned

Local author visit planned

CROWN POINT | Author Rosemary Gard will appear at the Crown Point Library on April 30 at 10 a.m. for a reading and conversation of her second novel "Destiny Denied."

April 25, 2013 12:30 pm
Poster winners celebrate libraries

Poster winners celebrate libraries

Savannah Fields shows her winning entry in the Elementary School category of the Crown Point Community Library' National Library Week Poster Design Contest.

April 24, 2013 12:00 am
Poster winners celebrate libraries

Poster winners celebrate libraries

Helping the Crown Point Community Library kick off National Library Week, Kara Dokupil is the poster design contest winner in the Adult category.

April 24, 2013 12:00 am
Poster winners celebrate libraries

Poster winners celebrate libraries

Anna Marie Gianni is the High School category winner of the National Library Week Poster Design Contest held by the Crown Point Community Library. Her design was also selected for the first library postcard.

April 24, 2013 12:00 am
Tee time at the Crown Point Library

Tee time at the Crown Point Library

CROWN POINT | Calling all avid readers and avid golfers: Mark your calendars because miniature golf is coming to the Crown Point Community Library. The first annual “A Hole Lot of Fun” mini golf event will be held on June 1 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

April 22, 2013 5:20 pm Photos

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Crown Point Library Wednesday Knitters celebrate 4 years

Crown Point Library Wednesday Knitters celebrate 4 years

CROWN POINT | In March, the Crown Point Community Library Wednesday Afternoon Knitters celebrated their fourth anniversary as a library sponsored group.

April 18, 2013 12:30 pm Photos

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On display at the Crown Point Library

On display at the Crown Point Library

CROWN POINT | Throughout the month of April, Noretta Emerson displays a collection of her vintage hats, hat pins and holders.

April 18, 2013 12:21 pm
Crown Point Library celebrates National Library Week

Crown Point Library celebrates National Library Week

CROWN POINT | The Friends of the Library kicked off National Library Week with their spring book sale on April 13 and April 14. If you missed it, don’t worry, they have a great selection of books, music, and videos in their ongoing book sale which is located in the Internet café and open dur…

April 18, 2013 12:14 pm Photos

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Explore history in The Indiana Room

Explore history in The Indiana Room

There's plenty of digging to do in The Indiana Room at the new Crown Point Community Library, where history is at your fingertips.

March 17, 2013 12:00 am

Miniature golf is coming to Crown Point Library

CROWN POINT | We are excited to announce the first annual Crown Point Community Library Mini Golf Event “A Hole Lot of Fun” on June 1.

March 15, 2013 10:18 am

Book sale coming to Crown Point Community Library

CROWN POINT | Crown Point Community Library is asking patrons to re-use-re-read and recycle for the Friends of the Crown Point Library's One Day Book Sale. This sale will be held April 13 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

March 15, 2013 10:00 am

Library to host postcard appaisal event

CROWN POINT | The Crown Point Community Library will be hosting the Postcard Presentation and Free Appraisals by Harley Sheets program at 2:30 p.m. on April 6.

March 15, 2013 9:15 am
The Indiana Room

The Indiana Room

CROWN POINT | Rediscover Crown Point by browsing the Indiana Room, located on the second floor of the new library.

March 06, 2013 3:05 pm
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