Orland Park Public Library

(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...

Rosemont, Illinois and Rolling Meadows, Illinois (ECWd) - This seems to be the standard for a public body - pay an attorney to answer simple Freedom of Information Act requests, and then complain later about how much the FOIA requests are costing the public. The real issue...

Orland Park, Illinois On April 4th 2017, fed-up voters in both Orland Park and Tinley Park toppled longstanding political regimes that have been embroiled in one scandal or another for the last several years. This regime change was a direct result of citizens using the Freedom of...

ORLAND PARK, IL. (ECWd) - The Orland Park History Museum, which opened this past April in the former red-brick Village Hall building in Orland Park, has accepted into its archive collection a book that was banned by the Orland Park Public Library (OPPL), despite book-banning being...

ORLAND PARK, IL. (ECWd) - Viewpoint discrimination and censorship are on full display at the Orland Park Public Library (OPPL), as staff ban a new book that was written about recent scandals and wrongdoing at the Orland Park Public Library. The OPPL has steadfastly refused to...

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) - Today, Governor Rauner signed the Local Government Travel Expense Control Act (read it here) which is meant to scale back on the lavish expenses incurred by public officials under the guise of "official business". The LGTECA requires school districts, community college districts, and...