Crown Point Community Library

Library Friends

KATE COLLINS is the guest author at the Friends of the Crown Point Library 5th Annual Literary Luncheon
Saturday, November 12 from 11 – 2 p.m. at the St. Matthias Hall in Crown Point, Indiana.

This luncheon is just one of the many ways the Friends of the Crown Point Library raise funds to support the Crown Point Library and to provide intimate interactions between community members and quality authors. This year the event will be held at the St. Matthias Church, in Crown Point, Indiana. The ticket includes a sit down lunch, author presentation and a chance to win door prizes. There will also be a variety of baskets that will be raffled at the event.

Kate Collins is the author of the national best-selling Flower Shop Mystery series and historical romance novels. The Flower Shop Mysteries is now featured as a series on the Hallmark Channel! The author lives in Northwest Indiana and Key West, Florida.

Tickets are $25 per per person and includes a sit down lunch, author presentation and chance to win door prizes. Tickets are on sale now at the Crown Point Library. Cash or check made payable to the Friends of the Library.

If you are interested in donating an item to raffle please contact Laura at 219-306-4599.


Mark Your Calendars!

Fall Book Sale is Just Around the Corner!

The Friends Fall Book Sale is scheduled for Thursday, October 27 through Saturday, October 29. City Pumpkin Walk participants make sure to stop by the library and receive treats from the Friends!



 Become A Friend Today!

The Friends of the Crown Point Community Library is a group of volunteers and donors dedicated to supporting and strengthening YOUR library.
To accomplish this goal the Friends work to increase public awareness about the library and its importance in the community, and supplements the library’s
collections, programs, facilities, and services with their financial support. For over 25 years, they have donated thousands of dollars to enhance and
promote the use and enjoyment of the library with funds raised from their book sales, fundraisers and individual gifts and bequests made by their generous

The Friends will not meet in August. Please join us at our next meeting on Tuesday, September 13. New members are always welcome!

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Meet The Friends

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The Friends of the Crown Point Community Library have supported special programs and help to purchase items not generally covered in the library’s regular operating budget. They have made it their mission to enhance and promote the use and enjoyment of the library.

When you join us, you’ll:

  • Sponsor programs and literary initiatives for adults, children and teens
  • Enable lively cultural events that attract non-traditional library users
  • Volunteer at Library events and book sales
  • Support pro-library advocacy to government officials and the general public

Many Friends volunteer by helping with the monthly and annual book sales, fundraising, and promoting the library. In addition to membership dues, money raised from the Literary Luncheon and book sales support on-going adult, children and teen events, provide prizes for summer reading programs and help purchase equipment not covered in the general budget.

As a member of the Friends of the Crown Point Library, you’ll be paid back in a thousand ways every year – with children’s smiles, the sincere appreciation of the library’s hardworking staff and the pure satisfaction of knowing you make a difference in your community!


Friends_Logo_2011_ColorHow to join:

To join the Friends of the Crown Point Library, download and fill out this Membership Form and return it to:

Friends of the Crown Point Library
122 N. Main Street
Crown Point, IN 46307

The membership form is also available in the library’s monthly newsletter “Check It Out” or forms are also available at the Circulation desk.

Membership is open to all individuals and families who want involvement in the library. Members are encouraged to attend monthly meetings and to actively participate in the book sales, and other events and projects. The membership year begins on January 1 and ends on December 31. All dues are paid annually.

The 2015 membership dues are as follows:

Life – $100;
Senior – $2;
Family – $10;
Individual – $5.

Curious to see what the Friends are doing?

Attend a meeting! Monthly meetings are held on the second Tuesday at 10:00 am. in Meeting Room 2.

For more information on how you can get involved, contact Laura Clemons at 306-4599 or email


2016 Friends of the Library Officers:

President, John Cotton
Vice President, Donna Selvagi
Treasurer, Donna Hill
Secretary, Carol Bangsburg

Program Committee:

Jane Butkus
Donna Hill
Rose Kendall
Carol Bangsberg

Book Sale Coordinators:

Lois Lovekamp
Kristy Peterson

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    Friday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Saturday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Sunday: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

    122 North Main Street
    Crown Point, IN 46307


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