Report: “Illinois Secretary of State Condemns Recent Bomb Threats Targeting Libraries”
The Illinois Secretary of State [Secretary of State Alexi Giannoulias] is condemning recent bomb threats against public libraries, saying the threats of violence and intimidation are “unfortunately becoming all too common” at libraries across the nation.
Since last week, there were at least five threats against libraries in the Chicago area according to reports. Officials say the threats were not credible.
Statement from Secretary of State Alexi Giannoulias on the Recent Rash of Bomb Threats Targeting Our Libraries: pic.twitter.com/aB3yTRYi9v
— Secretary Alexi Giannoulias (@ILSecOfState) August 22, 2023
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Gary Price (email@example.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com.