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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…
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.
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.
Erin Barton, Youth Services Clerk at Crown Point Community Library, leads a Little Listeners story time event.
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…
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!
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…
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.
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.
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.
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…
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.”
Ray Boomhower is senior editor of the Indiana Historical Society's quarterly magazine.
"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.
CROWN POINT | Master storyteller, Grant Fitch, presents “Ghosts & Giggles” at 6:00 p.m. at the Crown Point Community Library on Tuesday, Oct. 22.
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.
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…
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.
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..
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.
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."
CROWN POINT | Join the Crown Point Community Library for a string concert performed by local students from the Crown Point Orchestra.
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…
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 …
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.
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…
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…
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.
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."
Savannah Fields shows her winning entry in the Elementary School category of the Crown Point Community Library' National Library Week Poster Design Contest.
Helping the Crown Point Community Library kick off National Library Week, Kara Dokupil is the poster design contest winner in the Adult category.
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.
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.
CROWN POINT | In March, the Crown Point Community Library Wednesday Afternoon Knitters celebrated their fourth anniversary as a library sponsored group.
CROWN POINT | Throughout the month of April, Noretta Emerson displays a collection of her vintage hats, hat pins and holders.
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…
There's plenty of digging to do in The Indiana Room at the new Crown Point Community Library, where history is at your fingertips.
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.
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.
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.
CROWN POINT | Rediscover Crown Point by browsing the Indiana Room, located on the second floor of the new library.
Crown Point Friends of the Library Book Sale Directors Jerry and Noretta Emerson check the book sale shelves at the Crown Point Community Library. To get involved, call Laura Clemons at (219) 306-4599, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.crownpointlibrary.org.
Friends of the Library kicked off the new year with a one-day book sale recently at the Crown Point Community Library. Second-grader Dylan Clemons searches the stacks of books and was excited to find a "Star Wars" book at the sale. The Friends plan a bus trip to the Chicago Flower and Garden…
CROWN POINT | The Crown Point Community Library will be holding its Board of Trustees meeting at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 26.
CROWN POINT | There are a number of events scheduled through the end of February at the Crown Point Community Library.
CROWN POINT | The Crown Point Community Library invites residents to head over the first Thursday of the month at 10 a.m. for a movie and popcorn. The event is free and registration is not required.
CROWN POINT | Come and share your thoughts about the selected titles at any or all of our library book discussion groups. New members are always welcome. Books are available at the circulation desks.
CROWN POINT | Join the Friends of the Crown Point Library on a bus trip to the 2013 Chicago Flower and Garden Show March 13.
Friends of the Library Book Sale Directors Jerry and Noretta Emerson check the book sale shelves at the Crown Point Community Library.
Friends of the Crown Point Community Library officers for 2013 are, from left Secretary Bonnie St. John, President John Cotton, Treasurer Erma Anderson, and Vice President Judy Baran.
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