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Ilyasah Shabazz’s Visit Tonight Cancelled

The East coast storm is taking a toll on New York, and Ilyasah's Shabazz morning flight that would bring her to Michigan has been cancelled. Ilyasah Shabazz, third daughter of Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz, is an educator, activist, motivational speaker, and the coauthor of Growing Up X, Betty Before X, and X: a [...]

March 21st, 2018|

Library Closed Due to Power Outage

Loutit District Library closed at 2:30 pm today due to the local power outage affecting the north side of Grand Haven. We will reopen on Wednesday, March 14 at 9:00 am and apologize for any inconvenience. Book returns are available at both entrances and a drive-through return is in the parking garage. Any materials due [...]

March 13th, 2018|

2018 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 7 at 4:00 pm.  Dioramas will be on display in the library throughout National Library Week (April 8-14) where they'll compete for the Peeple’s Choice Award! [...]

February 28th, 2018|

50th Anniversary Celebration

It Was 50 Years Ago Today... On September 16, 1967, the City of Grand Haven celebrated the opening of a brand new library and community center. To commemorate the occasion, the library and City of Grand Haven are joining together for a special celebration on Sunday, September 17, from 3:00-6:00 pm. The buildings will be [...]

September 7th, 2017|

“X : a Novel” Program Series

X: A Novel by Ilyasah Shabazz with Kekla Magoon The 2017-2018 Great Michigan Read, co-written by Malcolm X's third daughter, is a riveting and revealing novel for teens and adults, which follows the formative years of the man whose words and actions shook the world. Malcolm Little’s parents have always told him that he can [...]

September 2nd, 2017|

Solar Eclipse Glasses

LDL's limited supply of solar eclipse viewing glasses went fast! We are all out. If you were not fortunate enough to receive one of our free pairs before supplies ran out, consider tuning into the live stream from NASA at https://www.nasa.gov/eclipselive. Learn about other ways to safely view the event and enjoy additional eclipse science [...]

August 18th, 2017|

The Library is OPEN!

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|