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Facebook Tips for Vote YES Campaigns

Facebook advertising is a necessary and helpful extension of your person-to-person canvassing. Among all social networking channels, Facebook allows for the most specific, target-able, and actionable ad environment for volunteer and supporter engagement. Set aside some $$ If you cannot earmark funds for the entire run of the vote YES campaign, focus on the 6 […]

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Save Missouri Libraries Update

This is a piece written by Wick Thomas who works in Teen Services at the Kansas City Public Library. We are publishing this update in support of Save Missouri Libraries and what they are doing to advocate for over 6 million dollars in state funding. If you are interested in supporting Save Missouri Libraries there […]

Winning All Over the Map

Our 2014 Election Analysis for Library Journal

We’ve done some heavy analysis of the 2014 library elections for Library Journal this year. This is more than just reporting on wins and losses. We take a deep-dive into the reasons voters behave the way they did, how the local opposition matters, and what the library community needs to start paying attention to now for future […]

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Lib Politics Rodeo October 22, 2014

Welcome to the Lib Politics Rodeo. Every week we will round up the previous week’s news on library politics and highlight some of the things that we are following or reading. Here’s what we have in our lassos this week… News We’re thrilled to report that the Southeast Steuben County Library won their funding measure last […]


PW Looks at Our November Campaigns

Thanks to Publishers Weekly for covering our November 2014 campaigns.  We really appreciate that they named names with some of our corporate donors, too.  What we do to support library communities when they are on the ballot is key to collections, programs, services, and staffing budgets.  We appreciate that folks like Rosen Publishing, Overdrive, Midwest […]


Library Journal Coverage of EveryLibrary

The folks at Library Journal provided some solid coverage of our new – and growing – Rarid Response Fund.  Donors like you have helped get the Fund in shape quickly.  We still have to raise about $2,500 to make sure we have enough on hand to answer the first 2 or 3 challenges with enough […]

Lib Politics Rodeo May 13, 2014

Welcome to the Lib Politics Rodeo. Every Tuesday we will round up the previous week’s news on library politics and highlight some of the things that we are following or reading. Here’s what we have in our lassos this week… Were moving the Rodeo down one day in the week in another attempt to stay […]

Library Journal Names John Chrastka, Executive Director of EveryLibrary, a 2014 Mover & Shaker

CHICAGO (March 12, 2014) – EveryLibrary is pleased to announce that Library Journal has named Executive Director John Chrastka to its list of 2014 Movers & Shakers, in recognition of EveryLibrary’s work supporting libraries at the ballot box. John is one of eight selected in the category of Advocates. Citing the more than $8.5 million […]

It’s About Relevance

One of the objections campaigns regularly hear is “why do we even need libraries when we have the internet?”  Part of our job as a national political action committee is to help demonstrate the ongoing relevance of libraries and librarians in the digital age.  For all the stories you have about working with people to […]

In the 2014 Startup Review from Publishers Weekly

We’re happy to see EveryLibrary included in Publishers Weekly’s 2014 “Startup Review”.  A very nice write-up of our organization, the only national one dedicated to supporting libraries at the ballot box.  In 2103, we helped secure several million dollars at the ballot box for collections, programs, technology, and staffing.  It is great that PW identifies […]