Youths blamed for vandalism at IL library

News Out Of Illinois where Officials say they want to stop a recent influx of middle school students who are turning the Edwardsville Public Library into a stomping ground rather than an after-school special.

Vandalism, smoking and profanity top the list of offenses library trustees started noticing this spring when groups of students would gather outside the library during after-school hours. Those incidents have slowed since schools let out for summer, but trustees say they want to be prepared for the future.