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Job Opening: Business Manager (full-time)

Loutit District Library seeks an organized and energetic individual to work up to 40 hours per week as Business Manager. Job duties include managing purchases, accounts payable and receivable, daily cash accounting and deposits, reconciling bank accounts monthly, preparing monthly financial reports, assisting in preparation and management of budget, assisting in annual audit, monitoring library [...]

August 20th, 2018|

Migrant Quilt Project

On Wednesday, August 15 at 7:00 pm, Tucson, AZ resident and quilt artist Mary Vaneecke will discuss the history of the Migrant Quilt Project and the humanitarian efforts surrounding it. The Migrant Quilt Project is a grassroots, collaborative effort of artists, quiltmakers, and activists to express compassion for migrants from Mexico and Central America who [...]

August 9th, 2018|

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|

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 July 31st. Click HERE for more information and full job description. Questions? Call or email Allison Boyer at 616-842-5560 ext.216 [...]

April 20th, 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|

Library Closed Due to Power Outage

Loutit District Library closed at 2:30 pm today due to the local power outage affecting the north side of Grand Haven. We will reopen on Wednesday, March 14 at 9:00 am and apologize for any inconvenience. Book returns are available at both entrances and a drive-through return is in the parking garage. Any materials due [...]

March 13th, 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|