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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|

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|

“X : a Novel” Program Series

X: A Novel by Ilyasah Shabazz with Kekla Magoon The 2017-2018 Great Michigan Read, co-written by Malcolm X's third daughter, is a riveting and revealing novel for teens and adults, which follows the formative years of the man whose words and actions shook the world. Malcolm Little’s parents have always told him that he can [...]

September 2nd, 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|