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Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Crown Point Community Library! All events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted.
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F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Award Winning Author Ben H. Winters
Crown Point Community Library
Thursday, Aug. 21, 6 pm
Award Winning Author Ben H. Winters will visit the library on August 21
at 6:00 p.m. He will be discussing his Last Policeman Trilogy and mystery
writing. Books will be available for purchase and a book signing will follow
his presentation.
The event is free and registration is not required.
Ben H. Winters is the author of seven novels, including most recently
Countdown City (Quirk), an NPR Best Book of 2013 and the winner of the
Philip K. Dick Award. Countdown City is the sequel to The Last Policeman,
which was the recipient of a 2013 Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of
America; it was also named one of the Best Books of 2012 by Amazon.com
and Slate. World of Trouble, the third in the Last Policeman Trilogy, comes out in July. Sponsored by Friends of Crown Point Library.



Winfield Knitters
Winfield Branch Library
Wednesday, Jul. 23, 10 am
Beginner?  Experienced?  Just curious?  Join this informal group of crafters.  Not just limited to knitters; bring any needlework project for an enjoyable morning. Sponsored by Winfield Branch Library.

Library Knitters
Crown Point Community Library
Wednesday, Jul. 23, 12:30-2:30 pm
Beginner? Experienced?  Just curious?  Join our library knitters in this informal group.
Beginners can bring size 7 knitting needles and 1 ball of "Sugar & Cream" cotton yarn to start the instructional project. Sponsored by Crown Point LIbrary.

Read to the Dogs (WL)
Winfield Branch Library
Wednesday, Jul. 23, 3:00 PM (Wednesday, July 23 @ 3:00 PM)
Register Online or call --219-662-4039.
Power Paws group invites you to come read to their trained and certified dogs. This program is designed to help improve the literacy skills of children. When children are learning to read they often get stressed from being self-conscious about making mistakes. When reading with a dog, they start to relax and forget about being nervous.
Registration Required.

Read to the Dogs (WL)
Winfield Branch Library
Wednesday, Jul. 23, 3:00 PM (Wednesday, July 23 @ 3:00 PM)
Register Online or call --219-662-4039.
Power Paws group invites you to come read to their trained and certified dogs.  This program is designed to help improve the literacy skills of children.  When children are learning to read they often get stressed from being self-conscious about making mistakes.  When reading with a dog, they start to relax and forget about being nervous. Registration required.
 
 

Lego Club (CP)
Crown Point Community Library
Wednesday, Jul. 23, 6:00 PM (Wednesdays, June 25 & July 23 @ 6:00 PM)
Come create with Legos and meet new builders. No registration required. For children grades 1 through 5.

Read to the Dogs (CP)
Crown Point Community Library
Thursday, Jul. 24, 11:00 AM (Thursdays, June 19, and July 10 & 24 @ 11:00 AM)
Power Paws group invites you to come read to their trained and certified dogs.  This program is designed to help improve the literacy skills of children.  When children are learning to read they often get stressed from being self-conscious about making mistakes.  When reading with a dog, they start to relax and forget about being nervous.
 
 

Open Lab (CP)
Crown Point Community Library
Thursday, Jul. 24, 1:00 PM (Thursdays, June 26 & July 3, 10, 17, & 24 @ 1:00 PM)

College Planning Workshop
Crown Point Community Library
Thursday, Jul. 24, 6:30 (Thursdays June 26, July 10, July 24, August 14)
College planning can be difficult, but it doesn’t have to be. Attend on or all four of the FREE college planning workshops to learn more about college planning. This series is highly recommended for students entering high school and currently in high school and parents are welcome to attend.
Thursdays from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. on
June 26, July 10, July 24, August 14

Registration is not necessary but suggested. Please email Sherry Nowak at snowak08@gmail.com Sponsored by Sherry Nowak.

College Planning Workshop
Crown Point Community Library
Thursday, Jul. 24, 6:30 pm
College planning can be difficult, but it doesn’t have to be. Attend on or all four of the FREE college planning workshops to learn more about college planning. This series is highly recommended for students entering high school and currently in high school and parents are welcome to attend.
Thursdays from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. on
June 26, July 10, July 24, August 14
Registration is not necessary but suggested. Please email Sherry Nowak at snowak08@gmail.com Sponsored by Sherry Nowak.

Summer Reading Club Finale (CP)
Crown Point Community Library
Friday, Jul. 25, 2:00 PM (Friday, July 25 @ 2:00 PM)
Wrap up the summer reading club with a live animal demonstration by Coyote Chris. All SRC participants are welcome to attend with their family.

Hooked on Crochet
Crown Point Community Library
Monday, Jul. 28, 9-11 am (every Monday 9-11 am)
Beginner or experienced--join our weekly group of crocheters.  Just drop in; some instruction available.

Under Cover Quilters
Crown Point Community Library
Tuesday, Jul. 29, 10-3
Quilters meet every other Tuesday.
Curious?  Come check them out!  New members are always welcome.
  Sponsored by Crown Point Library.

Chess at the Library
Crown Point Community Library
Tuesday, Jul. 29, 12-3
Open chess for all ages.  Some instruction is available.

Paper Crafts-Fancy Folds Card Class
Crown Point Community Library
Tuesday, Jul. 29, 12:30-3
Register Online or call --219-663-0270.
Come and learn some new ways to fold your greeting cards. These cards will have a bit more pizzazz and detail than the regular monthly classes.
Intermediate skill level is preferred
Bring your adhesives, scissors, bone folder and paper trimmer.  
Class size is limited. Cost is $15.00 for materials

Winfield Knitters
Winfield Branch Library
Wednesday, Jul. 30, 10 am
Beginner?  Experienced?  Just curious?  Join this informal group of crafters.  Not just limited to knitters; bring any needlework project for an enjoyable morning. Sponsored by Winfield Branch Library.

Library Knitters
Crown Point Community Library
Wednesday, Jul. 30, 12:30-2:30 pm
Beginner? Experienced?  Just curious?  Join our library knitters in this informal group.
Beginners can bring size 7 knitting needles and 1 ball of "Sugar & Cream" cotton yarn to start the instructional project. Sponsored by Crown Point LIbrary.

Crown Point Bridge Players
Crown Point Community Library
Friday, Aug. 1,

Applique Sewciety
Crown Point Community Library
Friday, Aug. 1, 9-3
Meets the first Friday of each month.  Everyone is welcome. Sponsored by Crown Point Library.

Paper Crafts-Fancy Folds Card Class
Crown Point Community Library
Saturday, Aug. 2, 10-1
Register Online or call --219-663-0270.
Come and learn some new ways to fold your greeting cards. These cards will have a bit more pizzazz and detail than the regular monthly classes.
Intermediate skill level is preferred
Bring your adhesives, scissors, bone folder and paper trimmer.  
Class size is limited. Cost is $15.00 for materials

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