Loutit District Library is located in Grand Haven on the shore of Lake Michigan. LDL is a public library serving the city of Grand Haven, Grand Haven Township, Robinson Township, Ferrysburg, and the part of Port Sheldon Township included in the Grand Haven Public Schools system. Residents and visitors may borrow materials, access wireless Internet, and research local history and genealogy. Check out our classes and Programs for children, teens, and adults. We have something for everyone! Expand your horizon. Enrich your mind.

Map & Directions

The first step is to find us!

Library News

Keep up-to-date with our news releases and the latest print newsletter.  To receive a monthly list of events in your email, send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and mention you'd like to begin receiving the library's email newsletter.

Jobs at the Library

Occasionally, we look for someone to share our future. Is it you?

Internet Access @ the Library

We’re a Wi-Fi hotspot! Bring your laptop and enjoy our cozy fireplace or a summer breeze on our covered deck. The computers in our Public Computing Room also offer a free and speedy Internet connection.

Library Governance

Our Library Trustees are our busiest volunteers! See when they meet, what they’ve accomplished, and how it fits with our mission. Library Board meetings are open to the public.

Request Purchase of Library Material

Would you like to see us add a book, magazine, DVD, or CD to our shelves?  Here’s your chance.

How Are We Doing?

See what our patrons and volunteers are saying about us.

2012 Patron Survey Results

2010 Patron Survey Results

2010 Volunteer Survey Results

What's Your Michigan Library Worth to You? Use this calculator to see your individualized return on investment when you use the library.

Library History

Read the interesting history of Grand Haven's Carnegie Library (now the Loutit District Library) from 1914 - 1967. 


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