Someone In Illinois Must Really Hate Libraries, Books, & Reading
What kind of insane person in Illinois would threaten a very helpful and useful resource like a public library?
Libraries Are Good For Communities In Illinois
Personally, I think libraries are one of the most important places in each and every community in Illinois. My parents took me all the time when I was growing up. We took our daughter when she was little. There are so many amazing programs offered for kids. Plus, all the things you can check out for free like books, magazines, movies, music, and so much. They are such great places to learn.
Bomb Threats Made To Libraries In Illinois
Libraries in Chicago and surrounding suburbs were closed Tuesday after receiving bomb threats.
Bomb squad and canine units were sent to do a sweep of the buildings but did not find any sign of a threat.
What Happened With The Bomb Threats To Illinois Libraries?
Several Illinois public libraries received anonymous emails stating that there were explosives in their buildings. The bomb squad was called into all the locations and everyone was asked to leave. After the investigation, there were none found and the place was considered safe. Authorities believe the threats were sent by an angry resident upset about Governor J.B. Pritzker's bill that "bans the ban on books."
Which Libraries In Illinois Were Threatened?
- Oak Park
- Morton Grove
- Park Ridge