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
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
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
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
A break from the pattern
Library Board releases statement about firing Hughes; conflicts continue among board
- Posted September 2, 2011
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
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
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
ReadOut for Freedom
Event highlights previously banned, challenged books SUGAR GROVEâ€”The Sugar Grove Public Library on Saturday, Oct. 2, will celebrate the freedom to read books without censorship.
- Posted October 1, 2010
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
Hughes is 2010 SG Citizen of the Year
SUGAR GROVEâ€”What should any candidate for Sugar Groveâ€™s Citizen of the Year award embody? â€œSomeone who loves Sugar Grove,â€ Sugar Grove Library Friends President and former Citizen of the Year Pat Graceffa said.
- Posted July 30, 2010
Library tax rate
SUGAR GROVEâ€”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
Libraryâ€™s native prairie garden inspires book
SUGAR GROVEâ€”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 secretâ€”a garden of native prairie plants.
- Posted July 2, 2010
Visitors view works, meet artists at juried art show reception
SUGAR GROVEâ€”Sugar Grove resident Debbie Thill said she had just recently started visiting the Sugar Grove Public Library.
- Posted April 3, 2010
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
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
Sugar Grove village notes
Bliss, Merrill road construction reaches milestone; Limited paver stones available for purchase
- Posted June 18, 2009
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
Letter: Visit the SG farmerâ€™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
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
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
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
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