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Spring Bingo

Check out this BINGO activity for kids and teens of all ages. There is a different BINGO card for the early literacy kids, for K-6, and for Teens! Keep track with one of the attached images or print a PDF from the included links. Show us your card once we reopen. The drawing prize will [...]

April 3rd, 2020|

Internet and WiFi resources

Are you or is someone your know looking for ways to connect?  Here is a list of different resources. If you have the internet access you need, share this information with the people in your life that this could help. FREE Community WiFi Free Wifi Hots Spots  (locations with open Wifi) Xfinity :  www.xfinity.com/wifi Spectrum [...]

April 3rd, 2020|

Ancestry Library Edition available remotely

Attention genealogists! Remote access to Ancestry Library Edition has been temporarily granted to Loutit District Library cardholders, courtesy of ProQuest and its partner Ancestry, until the end of April. Click here to get started. Enter the first 5 digits of your LDL card number as the password. For assistance with Ancestry, contact Jeanette at jweiden@loutitlibrary.org. [...]

March 30th, 2020|

Tips for Teaching from Home

Homeschool 101: Things to Remember:  It’s not going to be perfect and that’s ok. Maybe you have a day where you need to throw in the towel and let them run around outside. Perfectly acceptable!  It may be important for you to create a daily schedule in order to keep your sanity. To be honest, [...]

March 19th, 2020|

Reading and Storytime Resources

Reading, Learning & Storytime Resources Storytime From Space  -Astronauts read books from the International Space Station.  If You Give a Mouse a Cookie -Read by author Laura Numeroff. A Parade of Elephants -Read by author Kevin Henkes and presented by Ready to Read Michigan Debbie Ridpath Ohi -This author and illustrator reads aloud and gives drawing [...]

March 19th, 2020|

Home Base: Resources and Tools to Keep You Learning at Home

Live Streams and Video Resources to Keep you Learning and Moving Check back regularly! We'll keep adding as we discover more. Animals & Nature Zoo and Aquarium live streams -A list of links to Zoos and Aquariums that are sharing fun live streams of the animals.  United States National Parks   -Tour our national parks virtually! Critter Barn (Zeeland) [...]

March 19th, 2020|

COVID-19 Library Closure

Loutit District Library (LDL) is committed to providing a safe environment for our visitors, presenters, performers, volunteers, and staff. As our community, state, and nation work to prevent the spread of COVID-19, we want you to know that we are doing our part to contain and help eliminate this virus. Beginning Saturday, March 14, LDL [...]

March 13th, 2020|

MyFreeTaxes

Do you earn less than $66,000 per year? You can file your taxes for free through MyFreeTaxes, sponsored by the United Way and powered by H&R Block. Most filers using MyFreeTaxes finish their taxes in under an hour. File on your computer, tablet, or smart phone. Don't have a computer or device? Come in and [...]

February 6th, 2020|

State of Michigan Launches 2020 Census Website

In preparation for the 2020 Census, the state of Michigan has launched a new website to provide information and resources to Michiganders. Live as of Tuesday, Jan. 14, the website will be available throughout the census-taking season so residents can have their questions answered, keep up to date on the latest census news and obtain a [...]

January 24th, 2020|

January 11 Winter Storm

Due to the pending winter storm, tomorrow's stuffed animal sleepover storytime has been rescheduled for Saturday, January 18 at 10:00 am. THE LIBRARY IS CLOSING AT 3:00 PM ON SATURDAY. In the event of power outages during a storm, staff will not be able to update the website or phone message with closing information. Please [...]

January 10th, 2020|