Orland Park Public Library

ORLAND PARK, IL. (ECWd) - Bridget Bittman (former Orland Park Public Library spokesman) was defeated again today, 5/16/16, when federal Judge John J. Tharp, Jr. dismissed her lawsuit against Dan Kleinman (of the watchdog group Safe Libraries) with prejudice. This means that Bittman cannot refile against...

ORLAND PARK PUBLIC LIBRARY (ECWd) - This statement was released by both parties on 3/25/16.  On 3/15/16 at a mediation conference, a federal judge reviewed the July 8th video of Bittman's behavior and it was clear that she should not have done what she did and had...

ORLAND PARK, IL. (ECWd) - According to PACER and its docket notification system, the SLAPP lawsuit Bridget Bittman filed in order to silence critics of the Orland Park Public Library has been withdrawn. We anticipate a press release forthcoming. A conference was held on March 15, 2015 where...

Westfield, NJ. (ECWd) - .  The Westfield Memorial Public Library Board of Trustees was sued on January 4, 2016 in Superior Court in New Jersey for allegedly violating that state’s open meetings act and improperly changing its established written policy regarding allowing pornography to be accessed on...

Orland Park, IL. (ECWd) - Orland Park Library’s Bridget Bittman Sued A Second Time In November 2015, a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request was made to the Orland Park Public Library (OPPL) asking for all documents related to any employee invoking the Library’s Indemnification Policy. This...

Orland Park, IL. (ECWd) - Deadbeat Village of Orland Park Refuses to Pay $12,000 Settlement  . On October 19th, 2015, the Village of Orland Park Board voted to approve an agreement to settle a lawsuit filed against the Orland Park Police Department for multiple violations of the Freedom...