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  • Moylan, Kruger and Harkin to take Elgin library posts Apr 9, 2013 11:09 PM
    Embattled Trustee Randy Hopp was ousted while two newcomers were elected and one incumbent re-elected to the Gail Borden Public Library board in Elgin, according to unofficial vote tallies Tuesday night. Incumbent Susan Moylan was the top vote-getter. Newcomers Elizabeth Kruger and Patricia Harkin also were elected.

  • Carol Stream voters pick new voices for library board Apr 9, 2013 10:48 PM
    Nine months ago, a new majority took control of the Carol Stream Library Board and proceeded to fire the director, put land that once was intended for a new library up for sale, and censure an opposition board member. Now, that censured board member and four other candidates on his slate will take back control of the board.

  • Longtime Arlington Hts. library trustee makes picks Apr 5, 2013 5:00 AM
    Letter to the editor: Richard Frisbie, who served o the arlington Hts. Memorial Library board for many years, said he favors Joan Brody Garkisch and Tiana Brazzale for the two open seats on the board.

  • Letís put Zyck on the library board Apr 5, 2013 5:00 AM
    Letter to the editor: "As library trustee (Greg Zyck) wants to help the library continue to adapt to the cyber world, make certain the entire community knows all the great services the library offers, and make the library an even better place," writes Ray Berry.

  • We have the right to vote -- so letís use it Apr 5, 2013 5:00 AM
    Letter to the editor: "Men and women who have served in our military over the many generations have made incredible sacrifices to ensure our right to vote, so ... let's double the number of voters who will vote on April 9th since our last election cycle," writes Will Beiersdorf.

  • Please put Zyck on the library board Apr 3, 2013 5:00 AM
    Letter to the editor: Florian Wasik of Arlington Heights is enthusiastic about Greg Zyck running for the Arlington Heights library board.

  • Brody Garkisch will be good for library Apr 3, 2013 5:00 AM
    Letter to the editor: Peggy Kelly is supporting Joan Brody Garkisch for Alrington Hts. library trustee. "In our work together I've witnessed first hand Joan's ability to attend to details while keeping the big picture in mind," she writes.

  • Zyck has Ďa passion for public serviceí Apr 3, 2013 5:00 AM
    Letter to the editor: I encourage Arlington Heights residents to vote for Greg Zyck for Arlington Heights Public Library Board trustee," writes Lesley Ury.

  • Carol Stream Library board race grows increasingly bitter Apr 2, 2013 6:12 PM
    Libraries are supposed to be quiet places, but in Carol Stream, the local library is ground zero for one of the most contentious elections this year in DuPage County. Voters will get to choose from 10 candidates — running on two slates — for five positions. The outcome will determine the direction the library takes for the 39,000 residents it serves.

  • See rebroadcast of Arlington Hts. candidate forum Mar 26, 2013 8:38 PM
    Viewers can see a rebroadcast of the March 16 forum for Arlington Heights mayoral, trustee and library candidates on YouTube or local cable television.

  • Bartlett Library candidate says she wasnít invited to forum Mar 22, 2013 5:46 PM
    Out of the four candidates running for Bartlett Public Library District trustee, Francine Byron was the only one who did not speak at a candidate forum hosted by the Bartlett Woman's Club on Thursday. Byron said in an email Friday that she "had not received an invitation to speak." She said she attended the event and was surprised to see the other candidates speaking. She later found an email in her spam folder dated March 13 from a member of the woman's club regarding the event.

  • Candidates agree Bartlett library needs to stay relevant Mar 21, 2013 11:37 PM
    Three of the four candidates for Bartlett Public Library District board spoke at a candidates forum hosted by the Bartlett Woman's Club Thursday night. The candidates agreed the library needs to remain relevant in the community, keep up with residents' needs and stay fiscally responsible.

  • Endorsements: Garkisch, Zyck for Arlington Heights library board Mar 21, 2013 5:00 AM
    The Daily Herald endorses Joan Brody Garkisch and Greg Zyck for the Arlington Heights Memorial Library board.

  • Endorsements: Harkin, Kruger, Moylan for Gail Borden Library trustee Mar 20, 2013 2:17 PM
    The Daily Herald endoses candidates Patricia Harkin, Elizabeth Kruger, and Susan Moylan for the Gail Borden Public Library Board.

  • Good coach will be good library trustee Mar 18, 2013 5:00 AM
    Letter to the editor: Roger A. Van Wazer of Arlington Heights has known Greg Zyck as a youth basketball coach and says Zyck will bring the same right ideas to the library board.

  • Put Brody Garkisch on the library board Mar 18, 2013 5:00 AM
    Letter to the editor: Monica Benz of Arlington Hts. says her vote for library board will go to Joan Brody Garkisch. "Blending her expertise in securing public grant monies with her understanding of the importance of providing forward thinking library service to the community make her the right person," she writes.

  • Arlington Hts. library candidates discuss future direction Mar 17, 2013 4:02 PM
    Is it about books or about technology? Arlington Heights Memorial Library board candidates dug into what a library's role should be at a weekend forum. Four hopefuls are running for two open spots.

  • Greg Zyck a good fit for library board Mar 12, 2013 5:00 AM
    Letter to the editor: Anne Marie Gerhardt is enthusiastic about candidate Greg Zyck for the Arlington Heights Library board. "Greg is a longtime resident and family man who deeply cares about our community, especially the services many of us take advantage of, such as our great library," she writes.

  • Arlington Heights candidate forum March 16 Feb 25, 2013 4:36 PM
    Candidates for Arlington Heights village president, village trustee and library board trustee will participate in a candidate forum presented by the League of Women Voters of Arlington Heights-Mount Prospect-Buffalo Grove on Saturday, March 16. The candidate forum begins at 9:30 a.m. at Arlington Heights Village Hall, 33 S. Arlington Heights Road.

  • Carol Stream library board censures trustee Jan 17, 2013 6:40 AM
    With a hotly contested election just months away, the fractured Carol Stream Public Library board censured one of its members Wednesday — perhaps triggered by statements he made in a Daily Herald article. In the Jan. 9 article, Trustee Jim Bailey called former library employee Elaine Wierdak — the longtime girlfriend of Trustee Dominick Jeffrey -- “a patsy.”

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