Crown Point Library




New Crown Point Library

122 N. Main Street, Crown Point, IN 46307

Phone: 219.663.0270.  Library services and staff are listed here.

The library welcomes Sarah Long as the Interim Director.

Bradbury Associates/Gossage Sager Associates is conducting the search for a new director. Click here for more information on the director position.

wellness wednesdays Wellness Wednesdays: Wednesday, September 3 9:30-11:30. Health screenings. No appointment needed.

movie matinee  Movie Matinee:     Wednesday, September 3 at 1:30 pm. Feature films.  Call the library at 663-0270 for the title. 


travel Destination Hawaii: Wednesday, September 3 at 6:30 pm, Tri Kappa Meeting Room 1.  Presented by Pampalone Travel. Free: please pre register at 661-0135.

Halloween  Papercrafts with Jane:  Halloween Frame:   Saturday, Sep. 6, 10:30-1:30   or  Tuesday, Sep. 9, 12:30-3 . Click here for more information.

 half price HALF PRICE SATURDAY: September 6. All items in the Friends of the Library ongoing book sale are half price.

Chess Chess at the Library:  Beginners or experienced chess players of all ages are welcome on Tuesdays from 3-5 pm in Tri Kappa Meeting Room 1.  Instruction is available. 

Chess sets are available for use in the Internet Cafe at any time.


  dance  Swinging and Singing:  T he Magic of Music in World War II    Thursday, September 11 at 1:00 p.m.

Part 1 of a 3 part series, this 90 minute musical program is comprised of film clips, music, and historical narration about dancing in America from 1934 to 1948. It will spotlight some of the great dancers of the War era.  Bring your dancing shoes with you, and tap your way back to those spectacular times. This program is free; registration is not required.   Presented by Dr. Jon Ban.

Journey to the Stars   Astronaut Jerry Ross Book Signing

Tuesday, September 30 from 4-7:45 p.m.  

@ Crown Point Library


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.


This nonfiction picture book is a children’s version of NASA astronaut Jerry L. Ross’s autobiography, Spacewalker: My Journey in Space and Faith as NASA’s Record-Setting Frequent Flyer. Designed for ages 7–12 and told in friendly first-person narration, it represents how Ross followed his dream from rural 1950s northern Indiana to Purdue University and then outer space. The thirty-two-page book is illustrated with personal photos and memorabilia.


AVOID THE LINES!  Pre-order your book & pick it up the day before the event!  Cash or check only (payable to Friends of Crown Point Library) available at Crown Point or Winfield.  Pre sale ends Friday, September 26.

  • Becoming a Spacewalker: $15 (retail $16.95)   
  • Also available for pre-order: Spacewalker : My Journey in Space and Faith As NASA's Record-Setting Frequent Flyer: $28 (retail $29.95)    

Pre-orders will be available for pick up on Monday, September 29 from 3 – 7 p.m. or beginning at 3 p.m. on the day of the event.


All proceeds will benefit the Friends of the Crown Point Community Library and the Lake Courthouse Foundation.

Paper Crafts with Jane  Paper Crafts with Jane:  Tuesday, Sep. 16, 10 am  Register Online    or  Tuesday, Sep. 16, 1-3 pm  Register Online   Click here for more information.


Film Movement:    "Grigris" (French) Wednesday, September 17 at 6 pm. 

Third Wednesdays at 6 pm.  Showcasing award-winning, first-run independent and foreign films. (Films are not subject to MPAA review).


Blood Drive  Blood Drive: Friday, September 19, 11-3.  Make an appointment at the libray or call 1-800-REDCROSS or go to sponsor code "cpcl"


AARP Smart Driver Course, the nation's largest driving refresher course.  September 22 at 10 am.  Register at 219-949-6307.


Game Day for Adults:  Friday, September 26 from 11-2.  We supply the games, you supply the fun!


 Looking for a good book?  Look for the orange book reviews written by your fellow readers located on the book shelves.

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