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LDL Transitions to Curbside Service Only

Due to the rapidly increasing number of positive cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa County and surrounding Michigan communities, Loutit District Library is prioritizing the health and safety of our patrons and staff and will be temporarily transitioning to curbside service only beginning Monday, April 19. We hope to reopen for regular library service on Monday, May [...]

April 16th, 2021|

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! […]

April 12th, 2021|

Youth Services Job Opening -Temporary

Loutit District Library's Youth Services Department is looking for someone who enjoys working with kids, teens and families to help out during the rush of Summer Reading Club.  This position is temporary, early May through August. Click HERE for more information and full job posting and description. Questions? Call or email Allison Boyer at 616-850-6916 or [...]

April 7th, 2021|

Introducing the Official Lakeland Library Cooperative App!

Loutit District Library is excited to announce the official Lakeland Library Cooperative app which is available to download in the Apple App Store, or on Google Play for Android. Take the library with you wherever you go! Features  Enjoy quick access to the library's online catalog and place holds with ease. Link multiple library cards into one app [...]

February 1st, 2021|

Loutit Express Visits Return

Available Now: Curbside Drop-Off and Pick Up Service Materials are continuing to be quarantined for 96 hours, cleaned, and returned to the shelf. Please note, due to the quarantine process, it will take a few days before returns are reflected on patron accounts. Thank you for your patience. Curbside pickup hours are currently, and will continue to [...]

January 22nd, 2021|

Tips for Teaching from Home

Homeschool 101: Things to Remember:  It’s not going to be perfect, and that’s ok. Maybe you have a day where you need to throw in the towel and let them run around outside. Perfectly acceptable!  It may be important for you to create a daily schedule in order to keep your sanity. To be honest, [...]

March 19th, 2020|

Reading and Storytime Resources

A World of Stories | PBS LearningMedia   - Storytelling has been used as entertainment, cultural preservation, and a way to teach values. This collection contains stories from around the world. Storytime From Space  -Astronauts read books from the International Space Station.  If You Give a Mouse a Cookie -Read by author Laura Numeroff. A Parade of Elephants [...]

March 19th, 2020|

Home Base: Resources and Tools to Keep You Learning at Home

Live Streams and Video Resources to Keep you Learning and Moving Check back regularly! We'll keep adding as we discover more.   Family Programming WGVU At-Home Learning  PreK to high school and beyond. PBS learning media for everyone. Amy's Webcam Wendesday -Loutit District Library staff member, Amy, highlights a great webcam every Wednesday!   Animals & [...]

March 19th, 2020|

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|