Press Releases Archives - EveryLibrary

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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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EveryLibrary Join the ‘One America Coalition’ for Immigrant Rights

EveryLibrary Joins the One America Coalition for Immigrant Rights EveryLibrary is proud today to announce our membership in the One America Coalition and our support for the One America Registry. The One America Coalition is made up of over 50 civil rights, immigrant rights, faith-based, and civil society organizations from across the political spectrum who […]

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2016 Annual Report – Building Success for Library Advocacy

We are proud to present the EveryLibrary 2016 Annual Report.  The full report discusses our strong donor support, our campaigns wins for public libraries, our growth supporting school library communities, the extensive outreach we are doing to voters and Americans through VoteLibraries and our Action platform, and a host of thanks to our volunteers, donors, supporters, and […]

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Leaving Our Library Silos – Coalition Work in 2017

As part of our 2017 EveryLibrary Agenda, we are taking a deliberate step to bring EveryLibrary to coalitions that support the people libraries serve. We will join together support the work of other organizations  that address common concerns about our country, but may need to hear about libraries and librarians in a new way. Our […]

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To be the Change We Seek – 2017 EveryLibrary Agenda

Since the Election, EveryLibrary’s leadership team has listened as Americans have grappled with fundamental issues about our country in order to build our agenda for 2017 and beyond. We started EveryLibrary to help ensure that thousands of local libraries in diverse communities have the resources they need to help people succeed. Whether it is with […]

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K.C. Boyd Joins EveryLibrary Advisory Committee

We are thrilled today to announce that school librarian extraordinaire K.C. Boyd is joining the EveryLibrary Advisory Committee. K.C. has been a strong, passionate advocate and activist for school library issues her entire career. She knows the ins and outs of being a school librarian by serving kids every day at the East Saint Louis School […]

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Zoobean goes beyond core services to support the future of library funding

EveryLibrary, the first national political action committee for libraries, announces a new donation from Zoobean to help build voter support for libraries. Zoobean is a leading provider of innovative and engaging pre-k and k12 digital learning tools for public and school libraries. “Libraries, and the families they serve are at the core of our work,” […]

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Rosen Publishing and EveryLibrary Provide Pro-Bono Consulting to State Level School Library Stakeholders for ESSA Implementation Planning

For Immediate Release 20 July 2016 Rosen Publishing and EveryLibrary Provide Pro-Bono Consulting to State Level School Library Stakeholders for ESSA Implementation Planning Rosen Publishing and EveryLibrary today announce a joint project to provide pro-bono strategic consulting services to state-level school library stakeholders for ESSA Implementation Planning in their states. EveryLibrary, the first nationwide Political […]

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Communicating the Value of Librarians – Collaboratory Event

We are inviting you to participate in a special Collaboratory workshop “Communicating the Value of Librarians” during ALA Annual Conference in Orlando.  EveryLibrary is excited to partner with David Lankes and the Collaboratory to bring our experience and insights to a tactical conversation about advocacy for the profession, and not just our institutions.  The focus of this half-day […]

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Donor Challenge from Library Juice Academy

Our friends at Library Juice Academy are renewing their “Personal Donor Challenge” for 2016, and we’re thrilled! Last year, Library Juice Academy helped us reach 25 new monthly personal donors, and renewed 17 more people. This year, we’d like to ask you to help us match their $1,000 donation by renewing, starting, or upgrading your personal […]