Important Campaigns Archives - EveryLibrary

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A Year After Their Win – Nevada County Libraries

We checked in with Laura Pappani, director of the Nevada County Community Library, around the 1-year anniversary of passing Measure A –  a new sales tax that doubled the library funding from 1/8th cent to 1/4 cent in November 2016 – to learn about how the library has put this new funding to work in […]

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Quick Look at November 7 Election Results

EveryLibrary was able to identify and track 37 libraries on the November 7, 2017 ballot across the country in 16 states. Overall, it was an amazing Election Night for libraries. As of this writing (11am EST on 11/8/17) there are several that are still ‘out’ and unreported. Results reported here are subject to change as votes are tabulated […]

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A Great Night for Our Libraries At the Ballot!

Yesterday was a great Election Day for the library communities that EveryLibrary backed! Seven out 9 of our libraries passed their measures. From Rochelle Park, NJ., where the town will now have a permanently funded municipal library, to Kitsap Regional Library in Washington where $3.5 million in new annual operating funding will take that county […]

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Our Seven Library Campaigns on November 7

***Updated to talk about nine (9) campaigns on 7 November 2017*** We are excited and proud to work on nine library ballot measures on the November 7, 2017 Election Day. Over $44 million dollars in stable funding is at stake across these elections. EveryLibrary has provided pro-bono support to their boards and for their staff, and is […]

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Vote YES for Villa Park Library – April 4, 2017

EveryLibrary today announces our endorsement of the “Vote Yes for the Villa Park Library” campaign and the Villa Park Library referendum on the April 4, 2017 ballot.  We support this referendum and encourage you to Vote Yes for this opportunity to renovate the library as a 21st century educational, cultural, and business support hub in […]

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The First Campaign Win of 2017!

We are excited to announce our first win of 2017 in Madison, Connecticut. The vote was a terrific 1,897 in support of the library project, while only 550 people voted no. This win last night (February 7, 2017) means the library can more than double in size, from its current 17,000 square feet to 37,000 […]

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Election Day 2016 for EveryLibrary Campaigns

Over $300 million in library funding was at stake yesterday for the 16 library communities EveryLibrary supported. Results on Election Night were mixed. While the results aren’t official yet, it looks nine won and six* lost; one* is still ‘too close to call’ as of this writing. The wins total up to about $90 million in new funding for those libraries. […]

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Our November Libraries

We have the unique pleasure of working with both the staff and boards of the libraries we serve along with the local folks who make up the Vote Yes committee for their libraries. There are 16 libraries we count as ‘our own’ on the ballot tomorrow, November 8th, 2016. We have worked with some of […]

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Winning Around Michigan

It was a good night last night in Michigan for our library campaigns. We are happy to report that 3 out of 4 of our library communities passed their ballot measures!  EveryLibrary’s pro-bono campaign advising and consulting was only possible because of our donors. With your support we were able to donate when the campaigns […]

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Fighting for Michigan Libraries

EveryLibrary was born out of the idea that “any library ballot measure anywhere should matter to every library everywhere.”  That’s because everyone, whether they live in the small towns or the big cities of Michigan, need and deserve strong libraries and we can work together to pool or resources to fight for them. This August, […]