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.


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 at Crown Point Library 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.


Healthy Lunch Club:  Mondays September 8, 15, 22, 29 and October 6.  2 sessions each day:  10-11 am or 11-12 noon in meeting room 3.

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.

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 www.redcrossblood.org 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 AdultsFriday, September 26 from 11-2.  We supply the games, you supply the fun!

 

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.




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