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We have: electricity, outlets, internet, wifi, and BOOKS!  Please bring your own chargers.

July 7th, 2017|

No More DVD Rental Fees

Starting July 1, the $1.00-per-week rental fees on DVDs/Blu-rays have been repealed. Loutit District Library no longer charges any rental fees. However, please note that $1.00-per-day overdue fine rate still applies to DVD/Blu-ray movies and TV series. Materials returned while the library is closed are backdated to the previous day to ensure no fines are [...]

June 30th, 2017|

Connected Community Survey

Ottawa County and its Broadband Committee are partnering with Connect Michigan to conduct several surveys of broadband access, adoption, and use within the County. The results of these surveys will be used to define areas that are in need of service and increased speeds.  If you are an Ottawa County resident, business owner, or organization [...]

June 30th, 2017|

Build a Better World -2017 Summer Reading for Kids!

This year’s Summer Reading Club theme is “Build a Better World.” It runs from June 12th -July 28th. Our club encourages kids of all ages to read during the summer by simply earning prizes as they read with chances to win bigger prizes in a club end drawing. Prizes include an ice cream cone [...]

June 12th, 2017|

Notes From the Midnight Driver Read Alikes

For those of you who read "Notes From the Midnight Driver," whether you made it or not to the book discussion, and are wondering what you want to read next, here are a few ideas! First a few more from Sonnenblick:                   Here are a few [...]

April 18th, 2017|

History of Radio Quiz

Remember those days of yesteryear when families gathered nightly around the radio to listen to a favorite show? Step back in time and revisit those early radio programs with historians Al and David Eicher on Thursday, May 4, at Loutit District Library. The Eichers’ program, The Early Days of Radio in Michigan, presents the history [...]

April 10th, 2017|

2017 Peep Diorama Contest

Get creative with your Peeps!  Make a diorama based on your favorite book using marshmallow Peeps -- a fun Spring Break project! Turn in your family’s entry by Saturday, April 8 at 4:00 pm.  Dioramas will be on display in the library throughout National Library Week (April 9-15) where they'll compete for the Peeple’s Choice [...]

March 21st, 2017|

Job Posting

Business Manager (Part-Time) Loutit District Library seeks an organized and energetic individual to work up to 20 hours per week as Business Manager. Job duties include managing all purchases, accounts payable and receivable, daily cash accounting and deposits, reconciling back accounts monthly, preparing monthly financial reports, personnel and payroll. This position may include occasional evening [...]

March 17th, 2017|

LDL Celebrates National Library Week with Food for Fines

First sponsored in 1958, National Library Week is a national observance sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries across the country each April. It is a time to celebrate the contributions of our nation's libraries and librarians and to promote library use and support. All types of libraries -- school, public, academic and [...]

March 16th, 2017|

2017 Pajama Storytime!

The library had another special Family Pajama Storytime on Wednesday, January 4th!   Kids wore their pjs and some brought their stuffed animals to the library to have a sleep over.  They had many adventures while they were away from their people. They learned about the library such as: How to check out books         [...]

January 5th, 2017|