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EveryLibrary Responds to President Trump’s Proposal to Eliminate the Institute of Museum and Library Services and Defund Libraries

White House Budget for Fiscal Year 2019 Would Devastate Schools, Libraries and Communities Across the U.S. Today, President Trump unveiled his budget proposal to Congress, which moves to eliminate the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and defund the Innovative Approaches to Literacy (IAL) grant program, terminating the only two sources of federal funding […]


Welcoming Our New Board Members

EveryLibrary is proud today to announce that Harmony Faust, Vice President of Marketing and Communications at Gale, a Cengage Company, and J. Turner Masland, Access Services Manager at Sonoma State University Library in Sonoma, CA., are joining its Board of Directors. As a national political action committee for libraries, EveryLibrary’s mission is to build voter support […]


EveryLibrary Joins National Entrepreneurship Week 2018 Coalition

EveryLibrary is proud to be the ‘library partnerships coordinator’ for National Entrepreneurship Week 2018, the annual Congressionally-chartered week dedicated to showcasing and supporting entrepreneurship throughout the United States. Please join us and over 30 non-profits and issue-organizations in promoting entrepreneurship by adding your library to the list of support organizations for 2018. You can participate in […]


TPL Webinar – Libraries, Social Media, and Politics: Do You Know What to Post?

View the archive of the Feb 15th, 2018 webinar for free on EveryLibrary’s Vimeo channel. View or download the slides from the webinar on EveryLibrary’s SlideShare. According to a recent survey, librarians frequently “self-censor” their posts about local, state, and national political issues more than is required by policy or law. If that self-censorship is getting […]


2017 EveryLibrary Annual Report

EveryLibrary started with a hope that “any library funding measure anywhere should matter to every library everywhere.” The notion that we are all in this together–as a community of folks who believe in the power of libraries and who support the librarians who serve their communities–is at the core of our organizational values and work. […]


Your Action Helped Save School Librarians in South Orange/Maplewood, New Jersey

A message from Elissa Malespina Almost two years ago hundreds of people took action and signed a petition on EveryLibrary’s platform to stop the cuts to the school libraries in South Orange, New Jersey. Last night the South Orange/ Maplewood Board of Education voted to hire a second full time certified librarian for the High […]


Let’s Support Libraries in 2018!

We’re excited about all of the amazing things that libraries are going to do for their communities in 2018! In 2017 we saw millions of Americans visit their local libraries to get help with school, to get ahead in their careers, and to access all of the services they need to improve their lives. As […]


EveryLibrary / ISTE School Librarians Webinar Series

EveryLibrary and the ISTE Librarians Network announce a new “From Advocacy to Activism” webinar series for 2018 supporting school librarians and school library program budgets. These four free interactive webinars are designed for school librarians and school library activists to learn new skills and hone effective strategies that are focused on library funding. Taught by the EveryLibrary team, participants […]


EveryLibrary in the News – 2017 Press Coverage, Interviews, and Publications

Throughout 2017, EveryLibrary team members were frequent contributors to professional journals and blog sites. Our unique experience building voter support for libraries and focusing on library funding made our team a go-to for current and relevant commentary inside the industry. We were proud to be featured in stories across local media before and after our […]


Another Win for Libraries – Carbondale Library

Last week we helped Carbondale Library in Kansas win their election. The race was very close, so we needed to wait for the confirmation of all of the ballots before we could announce their win. In fact, the library won by a margin of just 12 votes! With 134 against and 146 in favor, every vote […]