Bellwood Library Hires Search Firm To Find New Executive Director

Friday, July 6, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Screenshot of video from a July 5 special meeting of the Bellwood Library Board of Trustees, which is currently searching for a new executive director. 

The Bellwood Public Library Board of Trustees has started the search for a new executive director with the selection of John Keister & Associates — a head hunting firm based in Vernon Hills that specializes in finding library executives.   

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Bellwood Library Director To Resign

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Jacqueline Spratt (pictured in pink dress), at a library board meeting last year. | File 

The executive director of the Bellwood Public Library has announced that she plans on resigning. During a phone interview on March 28, Jacqueline Spratt said that she verbally informed Dorothy Clark-Smith, the library board president, of her intentions today.

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Despite Questionable Validity, Bellwood Library Board Members Try Getting Rid of Director

Outraged Bellwood residents film a special library board meeting on June 29 as a Bellwood police officer looks on. | Michael Romain/VFP Friday, June 7, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 7/8/17 During a Bellwood special library board meeting held on June 29, four members of the library’s Board of Trustees voted in favor of placing the library’s executive director, Jacqueline Spratt, … Continue reading Despite Questionable Validity, Bellwood Library Board Members Try Getting Rid of Director