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  • Patrons will be asked their opinions on how the Sugar Grove Library should spend money, after voters Tuesday refused to let the library district collect more money for operations.

    Sugar Grove Library studying what cuts to makeMar 22, 2014 12:00 AM
    Sugar Grove Library patrons will get to weigh in on how the library should spend its money. But they may not like the choices, in the wake of voters' rejection of a proposal to increase taxes for operations. "Would you like books or lightbulbs? Because you can't have both," library board treasurer Louise Coffman said.

     
  • Voters were asked Tuesday for more tax money to operate the Sugar Grove Public Library, but the proposal was rejected.

    ‘No’ to more taxes for Sugar Grove LibraryMar 18, 2014 12:00 AM
    For the 13th time in 33 years, Sugar Grove Library District voters refused to increase operating taxes. "It's very disappointing," said library director Carol Dolin. "We really were not lying when we said we could not continue to operate" at the same service level without more money.

     
  • Tax implications abound on Kane County primary ballotsMar 16, 2014 12:00 AM
    Several decisions that may have direct impacts on voters' pocketbooks await on Tuesday's ballot in Kane County.

     
  • Officials are asking voters for permission to collect more tax money to operate the Sugar Grove Public Library.

    Where does Sugar Grove Library rank?Feb 26, 2014 12:00 AM
    For voters deciding whether to pay the Sugar Grove Public Library more taxes: How does the Sugar Grove Library stack up compared to others in the area when it comes to spending, services and materials available, and more?

     
  • Endorsement: Yes for Sugar Grove libraryFeb 21, 2014 12:00 AM
    The Daily Herald recommends a yes vote for the Sugar Grove library referendum.

     
  •  The Sugar Grove Library opened a new building in 2008. The board wants to increase taxes to pay for increased services, including having the library open more often.

    Now-agreeable Sugar Grove Library board to try tax hike 13th time Nov 18, 2013 12:00 AM
    The Sugar Grove Library will ask taxpayers for more money to operate, and a familiar face has joined the board. Both matters were decided unanimously last week which, given the library’s history, is also news. “We’re all working extremely well together,” library board President Daniel Herkes said Friday. “We moved past all of the difficulties.”

     
  • Edward DeBartolo

    Bergman, DeBartolo win seats on Sugar Grove Library Board Apr 9, 2013 12:00 AM
    Despite enduring much criticism from the public back in 2011 for firing a longtime library director, Sugar Grove Library Board incumbent Bob Bergman won another 6-year term Tuesday night with 894 votes, according to unofficial results. Ed DeBartolo of Montgomery won the other 6-year term and was actually the top vote-getter, earning 1,065 votes. Write-in candidate Pat Graceffa received 421 votes.

     
  • Pat Graceffa

    Sugar Grove Library candidates discuss getting over past Mar 28, 2013 12:00 AM
    Getting past the Sugar Grove Library's troubled past is the main issue for candidates in the race for two 6-year terms on the library board. Pat Graceffa is running with Montgomery resident Edward DeBartolo against Trustee Bob Bergman of Sugar Grove. Bergman has been on the board since 1997. "Personally, it is time for a change," DeBartolo said. "It is time to bring it back to the community."

     
  • Endorsements: DeBartolo, Graceffa for Sugar Grove library board Mar 22, 2013 12:00 AM
    The Daily Herald endoses Edward DeBartolo and Pat Graceffa for the Sugar Grove Public Library board.

     
  • Anthony Oliver, running for Sugar Grove Library Board (4-year Term)

    Anthony Oliver: Candidate ProfileFeb 22, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Anthony Oliver, running for Sugar Grove Library Board (4-year Term)

     
  • Pat Graceffa: Candidate ProfileFeb 22, 2013 12:00 AM
    Pat Graceffa: Candidate Profile, Sugar Grove Pubic Library Board (6-year term)

     
  • Louise Coffman: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Louise Coffman, running for Sugar Grove Library Board (2-year Term)

     
  • Robert Bergman: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Robert Bergman, running for Sugar Grove Library Board (6-year Terms)

     
  • Edward DeBartolo, running for Sugar Grove Library Board (6-year Terms)

    Edward DeBartolo: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Edward DeBartolo, running for Sugar Grove Library Board (6-year Terms)

     
  • Write-in candidate files for Sugar Grove Library race Jan 23, 2013 12:00 AM
    Pat Graceffa has filed to run as a write-in candidate for a six-year term on the Sugar Grove Library. Earlier this month, her petition to be on the ballot was rejected, as it was missing a key part.

     
  • The race for a 6-year term on the Sugar Grove Library board could have been contested, but one candidate’s petition packet was disqualified.

    Rejected Sugar Grove Library candidate considers recourse Jan 9, 2013 12:00 AM
    The Sugar Grove Library board election would have been contested, had the petition packet of one hopeful not been disqualified as being incomplete. Library supporter and library board critic Pat Graceffa turned in a petition packet Dec. 26, seeking the office. When library director Carol Dolin opened the envelope later, after the filing deadline had passed, she discovered it did not contain a “Statement of Candidacy” form.

     
  • Despite discontent, Sugar Grove Library board election uncontested Jan 7, 2013 12:00 AM
    Despite all the criticism of the Sugar Grove Library trustees raised when they fired a longtime library director, not many people are running for the board in April.

     
  • Lawmakers, here’s a bill you really could get behindJan 6, 2013 12:00 AM
    Yes, there are more pressing issues in Springfield, but would it be asking too much for a law requiring candidates for public office to list their email addresses on their nominating petitions, asks DuPage/Fox Valley News Director Jim Davis.

     
  •  There will be expanded hours next year at the Sugar Grove library.

    Sugar Grove library to expand hours next year Dec 14, 2012 12:00 AM
    Sugar Grove library trustees have voted to expand the library's hours from 41 to 50 hours a week. The changes will take effect on Jan. 2 and also will include special drive-up hours on Mondays.

     
  • Sugar Grove library trustee resigns; longer hours considered Nov 23, 2012 12:00 AM
    Sugar Grove Public Library trustees are looking for a new board member to serve through the spring 2013 election after Trustee Julie Wilson tendered her resignation earlier this month because she is going back to college next year. Also, officials are surveying residents about whether to expand library hours.

     
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