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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|

Upcoming Candidates Forums at Spring Lake District Library

On Thursday, October 6 at 6:30 pm hear what the candidates vying for Spring Lake Village Council and Village President have to say about issues important to you. On Tuesday, October 11 at 7:00 pm the Michigan House 89th District Candidates Forum 2016 will be held. Forums will be moderated by the Grand Haven Area [...]

September 22nd, 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|

Survey Says?

We love receiving feedback from you on library programs and activities. We use this feedback to help plan future activities and meet our community’s informational and educational needs. The library recently joined with more than 1,378 other libraries throughout the country in a collaborative effort to gather data from the public on a number of [...]

September 9th, 2016|

League of Women Voters Election Extravaganza

The Loutit District Library in Cooperation with the League of Women Voters of the Grand Haven area will be holding an “election extravaganza” on June 30 in Program Room A, looking forward to the Michigan Primary Election which will be held August 2. Candidates for Ottawa County Circuit Court; the 58th District Court; and Ottawa [...]

June 23rd, 2016|

FY 2016/2017 Budget

The Board of Trustees of the Loutit District Library will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at 6:30 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 [...]

June 1st, 2016|

Learn a Language

If you’re trying to learn a language, LDL has three different online resources to help you out. Pronunciator offers language learning for 80 languages, ESL for 50 non-English languages, and over 3,750 available courses. Learn how to actually speak a foreign language with the help of pronunciation analysis, virtual coaches, and simulated conversations using your [...]

May 24th, 2016|

Beachcomber’s Book Bingo

Beginning June 1, register and pick up a 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 custom-designed book bag, courtesy of Friends of [...]

May 12th, 2016|

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 [...]

April 4th, 2016|