It’s Easy to Get a Card

Download the Lakeland Library Cooperative App to Request a Library Card:

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Did you know that your library card allows you to check out materials not only from Loutit District Library but also from over 80 other public libraries in the Lakeland Library Cooperative? Getting the smartest card you’ll ever own couldn’t be easier – and it’s free because you pay taxes to support us!

Download the Lakeland Library Cooperative App to Request a Library Card!

Download the App in Your Device’s App Store

Apple App Store | Google Play for Android

After you download the app:

  1. Open the app and select Loutit District Library from the list of libraries and touch the blue NEXT button.
  2. On the next screen, touch the grey SKIP button.
  3. In the bottom right corner, touch the Renew/Get a Card icon.
  4. Fill out the form, upload a picture of your photo ID and then touch the blue SUBMIT button.
  5. Stop by the library during open hours to pick up your library card!


If you reside or own property in Grand Haven, Grand Haven Township, Robinson Township, Ferrysburg, or the portion of Port Sheldon Township that is within the Grand Haven Area Public School district, all you need is a valid driver’s license or ID with your current home address. These items help us establish your identity and verify that you reside within our service district. Parents or guardians must be present to register minors. Stop by the Checkout Desk today to register!

PLEASE NOTE: Library cards expire every three years, starting from the date of issue. As long as you maintain residence within the LDL district, you may continue to renew your card indefinitely and continue to use the same card. For assistance with card renewals, please call 616-850-6910 or email [email protected].


If you live outside of our district and outside the service area of other Lakeland Library Cooperative Libraries, you may still borrow items from Loutit District Library for an annual fee of $70.00, which can be prorated for a six-month fee of $34.00. Due to vendor licensing requirements and budget restrictions, non-resident cardholders may not download ebooks, use remote databases, or request items from other libraries. Non-resident cards expire each year on December 31. Stop by the Checkout Desk today to register!

For questions regarding registration, call 616-850-6918 or email [email protected].