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50th Anniversary Celebration

It Was 50 Years Ago Today... On September 16, 1967, the City of Grand Haven celebrated the opening of a brand new library and community center. To commemorate the occasion, the library and City of Grand Haven are joining together for a special celebration on Sunday, September 17, from 3:00-6:00 pm. The buildings will be [...]

September 7th, 2017|

Solar Eclipse Glasses

LDL's limited supply of solar eclipse viewing glasses went fast! We are all out. If you were not fortunate enough to receive one of our free pairs before supplies ran out, consider tuning into the live stream from NASA at https://www.nasa.gov/eclipselive. Learn about other ways to safely view the event and enjoy additional eclipse science [...]

August 18th, 2017|

The Library is OPEN!

We have: electricity, outlets, internet, wifi, and BOOKS!  Please bring your own chargers.

July 7th, 2017|

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|

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|

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 16th, 2017|

Beachcomber’s Book Bingo

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 beach mat -- available in three colors while supplies last [...]

May 12th, 2016|