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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|

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|

Early Literacy Resources @ the Library!

Every parent has probably heard that it is important to read to their young children.  A local Young Fives teacher has said that every September she can tell which of her students have been read to and which have not!  So read early and read often! Why read to your child? Builds vocabulary Familiarizes them with the printed [...]

October 6th, 2016|

Graphic Novels

In addition to the youth and teen graphic novel collections, the library has an adult graphic novel collection that is growing slowly but steadily. Check out the latest titles in the collection, located behind the displays in the Adult Wing near the new book shelving. Your suggestions are very welcome, so if there are titles [...]

September 9th, 2016|

Get in the Game: READ!

Get in the game: READ Read Books. Earn Prizes. Attend special summer events. Teens in grades seven through twelve are invited to participate in our Summer Reading Club. Register at the Youth Desk starting Monday, June 13. Finish by July 29 at 4:00 p.m. to be eligible for all of the drawings.   Prizes include an ice [...]

June 7th, 2016|