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Michigan Library Appreciation Month

Michigan Library Appreciation Month Focuses on Keeping Communities Connected October is Michigan Library Appreciation Month and the Loutit District Library (LDL) is helping to highlight the valuable ways in which libraries and library staff across the state have been keeping communities connected to resources and content that informs, entertains, and enlightens. Throughout October, LDL staff will highlight how [...]

October 2nd, 2021|

Updated Mask Guidance

Due to the rise in COVID cases in Ottawa County and updated guidance from the CDC, Loutit District Library is recommending and encouraging wearing a face mask in the library, regardless of vaccination status. […]

August 11th, 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! […]

July 19th, 2021|

Introducing Loutit’s New Library Catalog

Welcome to Loutit District Library’s new and improved catalog. Check out some of the key features and get started today. […]

June 26th, 2021|

Introducing Extended Hours and More

Loutit District Library is pleased to announce that we are expanding services.   Evening hours are offered on Mondays and Tuesdays until 8 PM. Study rooms will be available on a first come, first served basis with a two hour, two person limit for each room. Computers for kids and teens are available with a [...]

June 4th, 2021|

Summer Reading 2021

Summer Reading 2021 June 7 -- July 30 One Program -- All Ages Sign up for our E-Newsletter to be reminded to log your reading beginning June 7! You can go anywhere in the pages of a book. Why not take your imagination on a trip this summer with Loutit District Library? We’re encouraging everyone to [...]

May 12th, 2021|

Curbside

Curbside pickup is available by appointment: Monday & Tuesday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM Wednesday – Friday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM Saturday: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM […]

April 20th, 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|

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|