Michigan Activity Pass (MAP)

Beginning May 24, the Michigan Activity Pass will be available at all of Michigan’s nearly 400 public libraries. Discover Michigan using your library card!  Check out a free pass for one of Michigan’s cultural attractions or state parks and recreation areas. To search for attractions near you, click here.  See the MAP brochure for more information and a list of all atrractions.


Summer Hours Begin

Loutit District Library will be closed Sunday, May 24 through Monday, May 25 for Memorial Day weekend. Starting Tuesday, May 26, the library will be open Monday through Saturday during the summer and return to school-year hours (Monday through Sunday) on Tuesday, September 8.


We are pleased to offer Zinio for Libraries

Loutit District Library, in partnership with RBdigital from Recorded Books, is pleased to offer Zinio for Libraries. Awarded Best New Database of 2012 byLibrary Journal, Zinio is the world’s largest newsstand, offering multi-user access to popular publications. 

Through our website, Loutit patrons will have unlimited multi-user access to complete digital magazines, which can easily be viewed on most Internet-enabled devices inside or outside of the library. Zinio’s unique technology digitally recreates a magazine page for page, including full color pictures, intuitive navigation, key word article search and interactive elements such as audio and video. Every Day with Rachael Ray, Forbes, Newsweek, Rolling Stone, and The New Yorker are just a few of the popular titles available.

Please read the Zinio User Guide or see a library staff member at the Adult Information Desk for more information on how to access this service.


New books at the Library this month



Telephone: 616-842-5560
Fax: 616-847-0570

Library Hours

Mon-Thurs 9AM-9PM
Friday 9AM-6PM
Saturday 9AM-5PM
Sunday - School Year 1PM-5PM
Sunday - Summer Closed

Cheapstacks Hours

Monday 10:00AM-5:30PM
Tuesday 10:00AM-5:30PM
Wednesday 10:00AM-5:30PM
Thursday 10:00AM-5:30PM
Friday 10:00AM-4:00PM
Saturday 10:00AM-4:00PM