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Public Budget Hearing

The Board of Trustees of the Loutit District Library will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 4:30 p.m. at the Loutit District Library, Program Room B, 407 Columbus Avenue, Grand Haven, Michigan, to receive oral and written comments on the proposed budget of the Loutit District Library for the fiscal year [...]

May 24th, 2018|

Beachcomber’s Book Bingo

Adults, starting June 1, register and pick up a Beachcomber's Book Bingo Card at the Checkout Desk.  Fill all squares on the card by reading nine books checked out from Loutit District Library and have your reading verified at the Checkout Desk.  Fill your card by August 31 to receive a book bag, courtesy of [...]

May 15th, 2018|

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 23rd, 2018|

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|

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|

Adopt-A-Book Returns for the 2017 Holiday Season

We have the perfect gift for book lovers on your holiday list. Purchase a book to adopt and add to the library’s collection as a great way to memorialize a departed loved one or honor a cherished family member, friend, or event. You choose the item to be donated and we’ll place a bookplate in [...]

November 13th, 2017|

ArtWalk Exhibit Returns

The 8th year of ArtWalk is set to launch September 20 when the Youth Competition begins at the library. The Youth Competition has become an integral part of Grand Haven ArtWalk, a celebration of art and artists of all ages. The competition is open to all young artists in three age groups: 8 years and [...]

September 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|

Michigan Activity Pass (MAP)

If you’re looking for fun and free activities to do with your family this summer, try one of the 400+ Michigan Activity Pass (MAP) destinations. MAP offers free admission or other discounts at cultural and historical venues, national and state parks, recreation areas, and state forest campgrounds. Visit the MAP website at michiganactivitypass.info for a complete [...]

August 30th, 2015|