I geek Loutit District Library because…

Geek LibraryEveryone is passionate about something — everyone “geeks” something. Whatever you geek, the Library supports you. Tell us what you geek! Click on the Leave a comment link below and share why you geek Loutit District Library in 500 words or less and we’ll enter you into a drawing to win a GEEK prize pack. To comment, you’ll need to provide your email address — so we can contact you if you win! — but your email address will not be publicly displayed. You may also enter the contest on facebook or stop by the Library and fill out a paper form. The contest will run through November 30, 2013.

The Geek the Library campaign is provided to the Library by OCLC, a nonprofit library cooperative, with funding by a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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Tell us your story!

Loutit District Library has deep roots in the community we serve, and the stories you share with us about all the ways you use and are invested in your library move, inspire, and motivate us. You have told us how you use your library not only to borrow materials but to find employment, reconnect with long-lost friends and family, learn new skills and spend time with those you care about. Those stories should be told. One of our patrons wrote:

My mother loved to read and would regularly bring me to the library on Saturdays. She had a terminal lung disease, and I think reading helped her to cope and she encouraged me to read also. My mother has been gone for 40 years now, but I love to read and now bring my daughter to the library regularly. Thank you, Loutit Library, for the gift of books!

Click on Comment below to read what other library users had to say or to tell us how Loutit District Library has influenced your life. Share your memories, communicate its importance to you, your family, and our community! Your stories help us advocate for public library funding with elected officials and prove what an important asset the library is to the citizens of our service area. We want to hear from you!

Please note: In order to leave a comment, you must give a name and your email address. You may use only your first name, if you wish. Your email address will not be displayed on this site. By submitting your story here, you give permission for Loutit District Library to use your story in any promotions at its discretion. Library staff may contact you via email for clarification or more details.

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