Bellwood Public Library

BELLWOOD, ILLINOIS -- In a shocking and sad development, Bellwood Public Library Director Jacqueline Spratt announced her resignation (effective April 6th). Spratt has been a tenacious advocate for fiscal responsibility and government accountability during her 4-year tenure as Bellwood's director. (She has worked at the Bellwood Public...

(Katie McLain (left) and Amanda Civitello (right), presenting at the ALA conference in Chicago, June 2017) Waukegan, Illinois (ECWd) - During the American Library Association's (ALA) latest conference (held in Chicago in June 2017), two Waukegan Public Library employees delivered a standing-room-only presentation on sexual harassment...

Bellwood, IL In March, a Bellwood Public Library patron named Wanda Gipson confronted Regina Greene and the rest of the Bellwood Public Library Board on their shameful and outrageous spending.  As reported the other day, the Bellwood Public Library Board is now under intense scrutiny and criticism...