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Frequently Asked Questions

You’ve Got Questions: We’ve Got Answers! Is the library open? What are your hours? Yes! We're open in a new way, Monday–Friday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm. Dedicated library hours for seniors, pregnant women and those with chronic medical conditions are Mondays from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm. We ask that you please respect these hours [...]

September 11th, 2020|

Take and Makes

Get creative with our ready-to-go kits! Check here each month to see what you can learn to make with just a few simple materials, provided to you at no cost, and a few easy instructions. We have projects for all ages. Supplies are limited, so stop by to claim your bag today! September 14th ADULTS Mini Macrame Plant Holder […]

September 8th, 2020|

Curbside

Curbside Pickup Service is here! Curbside service is available Monday – Friday from 10:30 am – 1:00 pm, 2:00 – 5:30 pm. […]

August 3rd, 2020|

Remembering the Escanaba

Grand Haven was founded in 1834 by Rev. William Ferry. The town is nestled along the shores of Lake Michigan and the mouth of the Grand River. Rev. Ferry picked this location because of its proximity to the water, as it was an important mode of transportation during that time. The residents know [...]

July 30th, 2020|

LDL Joins the Urban Libraries Council in Dedication to Social Equity

In July 2020, Loutit District Library signed the Urban Libraries Council's Statement on Race and Social Equity. The library joins 7 out of 397 other public libraries in Michigan in an ongoing commitment to social equity. In order to sign the statement, staff were required to answer the following questions. Reference & Information Librarian Ben Knight provided [...]

July 22nd, 2020|

Understanding Race, Racism, and the George Floyd Protests

OUR STATEMENT Loutit District Library's mission statement is Expanding Horizons. Enriching Minds. Engaging Community. With this in mind, we are committed to exploring race relations as a library and as a community. In that spirit, we will be sharing resources to help increase understanding of race relations in the wider context of the protests surrounding [...]

June 6th, 2020|

COVID-19 Help

Loutit staff have been working hard to identify resources to help the community through these trying times. Click here to find the support you need. We'll continue to add to this list as we discover other helpful institutions and solutions to this community crisis.

April 10th, 2020|

Internet and WiFi resources

Are you or is someone you know looking for ways to connect? Here are some helpful community 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 WiFI [...]

April 3rd, 2020|

Learn a New Skill with lynda.com

Leaning a new skill? Try our new learning resource! Through lynda.com, library card holders have access to a comprehensive collection of top quality courses taught by industry experts, offered in English, German, French, Spanish, and Japanese. Learn business, technology, and other professional skills through a self-paced, massive online library of tutorial videos, made by industry [...]

October 4th, 2019|

LDL eNews

Subscribe to our eNewsletter and never miss an update! It's easy to join our email list to receive a monthly newsletter filled with LDL’s latest news, plus information about upcoming programs and events. It's also easy to unsubscribe. For your convenience, our interactive newsletter enables you to immediately register for programs. Click here to sign [...]

November 30th, 2018|