In October 2013, two patrons of the Orland Park Public Library launched a campaign to get the library to install filters on its computers after claims of witnessing a man looking at pornography in the library’s adult-only computer lab (the library has a separate, filtered computer lab for children). After considerable debate, the library board voted on the issue and decided not to install filters. The controversy has sparked considerable reaction from the participants, including numerous open records requests and related actions.

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2014-12-11 Megan Fox reviews John Sandford's book ʺDeadlineʺ, Megan Fox (December 11, 2014)

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BRIDGET BITTMAN'S SPENDING - p.10, Megan Fox (November 30, 2014)

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COMPARING WILMINGTON TO THE OPPL #13:, Megan Fox (November 28, 2014)

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Geesh, Megan Fox (November 22, 2014)

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WILMINGTON LIBRARY INCIDENT REPORT #1, Megan Fox (November 14, 2014)

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CASE STUDY ANALYSIS: Catching the media red-handed in subterfuge (Danielle Braff, Jan Parr, & Crain's Chicago Business), Megan Fox (November 11, 2014)

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5 Things You Should Do When You Encounter Someone Engaging in Sexual Activity in a Library, Megan Fox (November 9, 2014)

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CASE STUDY ANALYSIS: Denis Ryan's spending on Board Member travel and conference trips, Megan Fox (November 7, 2014)

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Another receipt, Megan Fox (November 5, 2014)

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Case Study Analysis: OPPL spending on Robin Wagner/Wendy Xie Syracuse Adventure in October 2014, Megan Fox (November 5, 2014)

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Robin & Wendy's Excellent Adventure, Megan Fox (November 5, 2014)

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Anyone Can Do This Stuff. Professionals Need Not Apply, Megan Fox (November 2, 2014)

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5 Things the OPPL is hiding or stalling regarding FOIA production, Megan Fox (November 1, 2014)

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Huge Discovery, Megan Fox (October 24, 2014)

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Developing, Megan Fox (October 23, 2014)

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Developing: Check out the Managing Editor, Megan Fox (October 23, 2014)

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Bad News, Megan Fox (October 23, 2014)

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Summer and fall of 2014, Megan Fox (October 22, 2014)

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Busted, Megan Fox (October 22, 2014)

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This is the kind of stuff that goes on at public libraries that no one wants to address. How dangerous and sick is this?, Megan Fox (October 21, 2014)

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This was an interesting find today, Megan Fox (October 21, 2014)

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Megan Fox reviews wasteful spending discovered in FOIA production at OPPL, Megan Fox (October 20, 2014)

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OPPL’s Hypocrisy in Denying Public the Right to Speak, jmkraft (June 18, 2014)

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OPPL Censors Opposing Viewpoint at Meetings, jmkraft (June 16, 2014)

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Library, ALA Under Fire for Inappropriate Computer User, Mercy Pilkington (June 16, 2014)

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How the American Library Association Created a New Porn Craze, Megan Fox (March 31, 2014)

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Journalists in Cahoots with Government, Megan Fox (March 25, 2014)

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Today’s College Porn Stars Will Be Tomorrow’s ‘Sex Educators’, Megan Fox (March 14, 2014)

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‘Put the Sex Back in Sex Ed’ says Camille Paglia, Megan Fox (March 14, 2014)

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The Death of Masculinity, Megan Fox (March 12, 2014)

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9 Secrets to Keep Your Daughter From Becoming a Slut, Megan Fox (March 9, 2014)

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One More Reason To Lie if You’re From Illinois, Megan Fox (February 19, 2014)

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IL Attorney General Opens Investigation into Orland Park Public Library, Megan Fox (February 18, 2014)

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Pro-­Porn Librarians Gone Wild!, Megan Fox (February 17, 2014)

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Village Of Orland Park Joins Library Porn Cover-­Up, Megan Fox (February 17, 2014)

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Government Censors Public: Orland Park Public Library Decides No More Public Comment on Porn, Megan Fox (January 28, 2014)

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In the Age of Information Orland Park Public Library Can’t Use Skype to Hear Expert on Library Porn, Megan Fox (January 23, 2014)

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The Price I Paid for Fighting for a Library Free of Porn and Sex Offenders, Megan Fox (January 6, 2014)

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Orland Park Public Library Calls Police 5 Times on Critics but Fails to Report Sex Offenders, Megan Fox (December 4, 2013)

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Why the American Library Association Wants Porn in Libraries, Megan Fox (November 23, 2013)

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Saturday Night Live Mocks Orland Park Public Library’s New Porn Policy, Megan Fox (November 18, 2013)

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6 Ways to Change the World Glenn Reynolds-­Style, Dave Swindle (November 13, 2013)

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Orland Park Police Chief Responds to Library’s Request to Investigate Me for Songwriting, Megan Fox (November 13, 2013)

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Public Library Director Emails Police to Have Me Investigated for Writing a Song about the 2nd Amendment, Megan Fox (November 12, 2013)

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Orland Park Public Library Board Member Admits to Porn Problem in Internal Email…, Megan Fox (November 11, 2013)

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Orland Park Public Library’s Spokesperson Admits to Report of Child Porn, Megan Fox (November 9, 2013)

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Orland Park Public Library’s ‘Freedom Plaza’ Is Not So Free, Megan Fox (November 8, 2013)

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Child Porn Accessed At Orland Park Public Library, Staff Doesn’t Believe Witnesses, Megan Fox (November 1, 2013)

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Teen Touches Himself In Front of a Child and Library Director Does Nothing, Megan Fox (October 31, 2013)

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Full Exposure and Public Masturbation? Librarian Warns Don’t Do That Again, Megan Fox (October 30, 2013)

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After Woman Reports Public Masturbation, Library Staff Moves Her to Different Computer, Megan Fox (October 29, 2013)

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Staff Response to Sex Crime Reported at Orland Park Public Library: ‘He Doesn’t Mean Anything’, Megan Fox (October 28, 2013)

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Librarian Logic: I Hate Censorship So I Censored You on Facebook, Megan Fox (October 24, 2013)

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VIDEO: Mother Confronts Library Board about Porn-­Filled Library Lab and Its Librarian Defenders, Megan Fox (October 17, 2013)

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What to Do When Caught On Camera Doing Embarrassing Things? Claim Rape!, Megan Fox (October 17, 2013)

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Ty Doohen, Another Victim of Single Motherhood: Fatherless and Beaten to Death, Megan Fox (October 15, 2013)

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Miley and SNL: They Can’t Stop Embarrassing Themselves, Megan Fox (October 8, 2013)

Letters to the Editor

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Letters to the Editor March 5, 2015, Kathleen Andrews and Kevin DuJan (March 5, 2015)

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Letters to the Editor Feb 26, 2015, Kate Rimkunas (February 26, 2015)

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Letters to the Editor Feb. 18, 2015, Maria Kalantizis and Diane Jennings (February 19, 2015)

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Letters to the Editor Feb. 5, 2015, Joshua Rogers (February 5, 2015)

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Letters to the Editor Jan. 22, 2015, Nanc Junker, Colleen Kisel, and Megan Fox (January 22, 2015)

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Letters to the Editor Jan. 15, 2015, Jean Morrow (January 15, 2015)

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Letters to the Editor Jan. 8, Kevin Dujan and Roger Sanzenbacher (January 8, 2015)

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Letters to the Editor Dec. 26, Megan Fox (December 26, 2014)

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Letters to the Editor Nov. 25, Kevin DuJan (November 25, 2014)

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Letters to the Editor Nov. 13, Nanc Junker (November 11, 2014)

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Mike Marron (Vermilion County) Should Resign, jmkraft (June 21, 2014)

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Thanks to dissenting trustees, Nanc Junker (March 10, 2014)

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Another response to ‘Casually Defending the Constitution’, Ben Toenjes (February 28, 2014)

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In response to ‘Casually defending the Constitution’, Megan Fox (February 28, 2014)

News Articles

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WWKD? In Banned Books Week? He'd Celebrate Reading!, Pat LaMarche (September 17, 2014)

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Internet controversy costs Orland library $125,000 in legal bills, Lauren Zumbach (September 9, 2014)

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Orland library told to revote on Internet access policy, Dennis Sullivan (August 15, 2014)

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Orland library revotes to keep Internet policy permitting porn, Lauren Zumbach (August 14, 2014)

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Orland Park Public Library 911 Call! November 4th, 2013, Megan Fox (November 5, 2013)

Public Meetings

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Minutes of the Regular Monthly Meeting of the Board of Library Trustees of the Orland Park Public Library held December 15, 2014, Orland Park Public Library (December 15, 2014)

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Minutes of the Regular Monthly Meeting of the Board of Library Trustees of the Orland Park Public Library held November 17, 2014, Orland Park Public Library (November 17, 2014)

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OPPL Agenda 10/20/2014, Board of Library Trustees (October 20, 2014)

Responses or Comments

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ORLAND PARK CHILD PORN SCANDAL: Board member sticks fingers in ears to ignore the public!, Megan Fox (December 18, 2014)

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ORLAND PARK LIBRARY CHILD PORN SCANDAL: Bridget Bittman Finally Admits Child Porn Was Accessed, Megan Fox (November 6, 2014)

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Bridget Bittman commits Disorderly Conduct/Breach of Peace on 7/8/14, Megan Fox (July 10, 2014)

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CASE STUDY: Diane Jennings "How Not to Behave in Public", Megan Fox (July 9, 2014)

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dG77Sn-1YN8&feature=youtu.be, Megan Fox (July 7, 2014)

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HA! Another "competent person" refusal, Megan Fox (July 7, 2014)

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DRIP DRIP DRIP, Megan Fox (July 7, 2014)

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Here's another documentation of how public libraries are used as access points for child porn., Megan Fox (July 4, 2014)

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This was quite a shocker, Megan Fox (July 4, 2014)

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Another funny picture of Bridget Bittman, Megan Fox (July 3, 2014)

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Gross civil rights violations have been committed, Megan Fox (July 2, 2014)

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More notes from the Hatefest trickle in, Megan Fox (July 1, 2014)

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BREAKING! A second Hatefest is being planned for October!, Megan Fox (July 1, 2014)

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Things are about to move into the courtroom, Megan Fox (July 1, 2014)

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Got an interesting tip yesterday, Megan Fox (July 1, 2014)

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Defending Perverts Rights to View Porn in Libraries, Gina Loudon (June 27, 2014)

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Busted!, Megan Fox (June 26, 2014)

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What Joy McFadden (and her husband Chris) and Diane Jennings (and her relative Bill) have engaged in, Megan Fox (June 22, 2014)

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Beth Geirach Admits OPPL Security is Inadequate!!!, Megan Fox (June 18, 2014)

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Kirk Allen from ECWDogs Schools OPPL on Citizen's Arrest and their Bad Behavior!!!, Megan Fox (June 18, 2014)

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John Kraft from ECWDogs takes OPPL to School!, Megan Fox (June 18, 2014)