Bellwood Library Gets New Board Majority

Friday, September 15, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Bellwood Public Library Executive Director Jacqueline Spratt reads a statement to board members at a regular meeting in July. | File

After several months of stasis, the Bellwood Public Library Board of Trustees has a newly configured majority. During a Sept. 12 regular meeting, the board appointed two new members and voted in officers — roughly five months after the April 4 elections.

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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