All posts tagged "Beverly Holmes Hughes"

  • SG Library Board settles with former director

    SUGAR GROVE—Six months after the surprise firing of Library Director Beverly Holmes Hughes, the Library Board on Jan. 26 voted to approve a mutual release and settlement agreement with the former director.

    • Posted February 3, 2012
    • 0
  • Referendum, new director on SG library’s horizon?

    SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove Library District residents may need to be prepared for more change in the future: a new library referendum may be coming, as well as the beginning of a search for a new library director.

    • Posted November 18, 2011
    • 0
  • SG Library Board votes in favor of mediation with former director

    Measure opens the door to possible return of Hughes SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Library Board at its meeting on Oct. 13 voted 4-3 in favor of mediation between board trustees and former library director Beverly Holmes Hughes.

    • Posted October 21, 2011
    • 0
  • Library Board approves appointment of Oliver as board trustee

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Library Board at its meeting on Sept. 8 voted 6-0 to approve the appointment of Anthony Oliver as board trustee.

    • Posted September 16, 2011
    • 0
  • A break from the pattern

    Library Board releases statement about firing Hughes; conflicts continue among board

    • Posted September 2, 2011
    • 0
  • Decision’s impact continues

    SG Library Friends disband; public demands board's explanation for director firing SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Library Friends have decided to call it a day.

    • Posted August 19, 2011
    • 0
  • Corn Boil success depends on its volunteers

    This year's Corn Boil honors the volunteer spirit in Sugar Grove This year's Corn Boil will begin with a parade and an opening event to honor the volunteer spirit in Sugar Grove.

    • Posted July 29, 2011
    • 0
  • Corn Boil Teen Rock deadline extended to July 8

    Sugar Grove—There's still time for teen musicians to get their Teen Rock applications in to perform at the Sugar Grove Corn Boil Friday through Sunday, July 29, 30 and 31.

    • Posted July 7, 2011
    • 0
  • ReadOut for Freedom

    Event highlights previously banned, challenged books SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Public Library on Saturday, Oct. 2, will celebrate the freedom to read books without censorship.

    • Posted October 1, 2010
    • 0
  • Letter: A lot of thanks go into our celebration

    Our building : 20 years in the making, six years in the planning, two years in the building, now one year in, and worthy of celebration.

    • Posted August 13, 2010
    • 0
  • Hughes is 2010 SG Citizen of the Year

    SUGAR GROVE—What should any candidate for Sugar Grove’s Citizen of the Year award embody? “Someone who loves Sugar Grove,” Sugar Grove Library Friends President and former Citizen of the Year Pat Graceffa said.

    • Posted July 30, 2010
    • 0
  • Library tax rate

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Public Library District residents' current property tax rate is 9.4 cents per every $100 of equalized assessed valuation.

    • Posted July 16, 2010
    • 0
  • Library’s native prairie garden inspires book

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Public Library has had a well-kept secret, one that is growing and ever changing. But now the library wants everyone to know its secret—a garden of native prairie plants.

    • Posted July 2, 2010
    • 0
  • Visitors view works, meet artists at juried art show reception

    SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove resident Debbie Thill said she had just recently started visiting the Sugar Grove Public Library.

    • Posted April 3, 2010
    • 0
  • SG Library to host student art show in January

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Public Library in January will play host to 40 student artworks selected by the Illinois Art Education Association (IAEA) for the 2010-11 IAEA Student Show—a traveling showcase displaying the finest examples of artwork...

    • Posted January 2, 2010
    • 0
  • Letter: Corn Boil donates proceeds

    On Oct. 15, 2009, Corn Boil President Kevin Geary presented $8,000 in donations to a variety of community organizations.

    • Posted December 10, 2009
    • 0
  • Sugar Grove village notes

    Bliss, Merrill road construction reaches milestone; Limited paver stones available for purchase

    • Posted June 18, 2009
    • 0
  • New Sugar Grove Library will have new schedule

    When the new Sugar Grove Library opens later this summer, library patrons will have fewer hours to utilize the new building.

    • Posted June 5, 2009
    • 0
  • Letter: Visit the SG farmer’s market June 6

    Today more than ever, it is so important to understand where and how your produce, eggs and meat have been grown.

    • Posted June 4, 2009
    • 0
  • The show must go on

    Despite having an operating fund referendum fail for the ninth time on election day, Sugar Grove Public Library staff continue preparations to open the new building in August.

    • Posted April 23, 2009
    • 0
  • Library seeking public feedback on hours

    Sugar Grove Public Library staff have created a survey looking for feedback on what library patrons and district residents would like to see in the new library. A major focus of the survey is which hours patrons...

    • Posted April 9, 2009
    • 0
  • Letter: Help the library, help the community

    I was hired by Sugar Grove Public Library trustees to help them provide first-rate library service to a growing community.

    • Posted April 2, 2009
    • 0
  • Sugar Grove library asks for funds to run new library

    The Sugar Grove Public Library District will ask voters to increase funding for the operating expenses of the new building scheduled to open in August 2009. The 27,430-square-foot building, currently under construction, is located on a five-acre...

    • Posted March 26, 2009
    • 3