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Our Seven Library Campaigns on November 7

We are excited and proud to work on seven 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 working as a campaign funder, ally, and guide to their Vote […]

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SCLA and EveryLibrary Team Up to SaveIMLS for South Carolina Libraries

PROPOSED FEDERAL BUDGET CUTS THREATENS $2.5 MIllION DOLLAR CUT TO SOUTH CAROLINA LIBRARIES Take action now at SaveSCimls.org. Columbia, SC. July 7, 2017 – Cuts proposed in President Trump’s budget would have devastating effects on libraries in South Carolina, according to state library officials and analysts.  The budget proposed by the Trump administration and now […]

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Rally for School Librarians in Illinois – SaveSchoolLibrarians.org

“Rally to Restore School Librarians” held at the Thompson Center in Chicago on Friday, June 23rd Over 110 school librarians and supporters call on the governor and state legislators to improve school funding and ensure a licensed school librarian in every Illinois school.   The Illinois School Library Media Association (ISLMA) held a demonstration on […]

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Meet 2017 Artist in Residence Kevin Moore

EveryLibrary Brings Political and Editorial Cartooning to Libraries with 2017 Artist in Residence Kevin Moore EveryLibrary is proud to welcome Kevin Moore as our 2017 Artist in Residence. As a noted editorial cartoonist and a working librarian, Mr. Moore will bring a unique and timely perspective to the political climate for libraries through new creative work. […]

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BluuBeam Partners with EveryLibrary for National Disability Voter Registration Week 2017

BluuBeam Partners with EveryLibrary to Bring ‘National Disability Voter Registration Week 2017’ to Libraries Libraries in 48 states are making it easier for over 34 million disabled Americans to register to vote; Accessible polling places and technology is key to voting EveryLibrary is proud to announce that BluuBeam, a leading provider of IoT iBeacon solutions […]

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EveryLibrary and Mississippi Library Association Launch #saveMSimls

PROPOSED FEDERAL BUDGET CUTS THREATEN MISSISSIPPI LIBRARIES Institute for Museum and Library Services poised to be defunded; state libraries could lose nearly $2 million in library funding Take action now at saveMSimls.org Jackson, Miss. – Cuts proposed in President Trump’s FY18 budget would have devastating effects on libraries in Mississippi, according to the Mississippi Library […]

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SaveIMLS California Launches – 1100 libraries face $15.3 million in cuts

PROPOSED FEDERAL BUDGET CUTS THREATEN CALIFORNIA LIBRARIES Institute for Museum and Library Services poised to be de-funded; state libraries would lose $15.3 million in library funding Take action now at saveCAimls.org Cuts proposed in President Trump’s 2018 budget would have devastating effects on libraries in California according to state library officials and analysts.  The proposed budget, unveiled by […]

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WLA and EveryLibrary Fight for $3.2 Million in Washington State IMLS Funds

  PROPOSED FEDERAL BUDGET CUTS THREATEN WASHINGTON LIBRARIES Washington state libraries would lose $3.2 million in library funding Take action now at saveWAimls.org Seattle, WA, April 25, 2017 – Cuts proposed in President Trump’s “skinny budget” would have devastating effects on libraries in Washington State, according to state library officials and analysts.  The proposed budget, […]

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Support SB 2089 and Transparency in Illinois

As a library advocacy organization, EveryLibrary knows that libraries are trusted by their communities for two big reasons: they provide access to information for everyone, and they keep patron library cards and borrowing records confidential. As a political action committee for libraries, we want to emulate that trust in how we conduct our fundraising activities […]

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Super PAC Hacks for Social Good – SXSW 2017

EveryLibrary and our colleagues at the LGBT Technology Partnership were proud to present a workshop at South by Southwest 2017 in Austin on “Super PAC Hacks for Social Good”. Political Action Committees (PACs) are often described as ‘dark money’ or representing nefarious special interests. But setting up a PAC to work for social impact can […]