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Two Big Wins for Libraries. Thanks to Your Support of EveryLibrary

This has been an outstanding week for libraries. We were able to win two major fights for libraries and ensure that community members were not denied access to their local library systems. You might remember the Christian County Campaign because we alerted you to the illegal tactics used by the opposition. Many of you responded […]

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EveryLibrary Speaking Tour!

We are excited about traveling across the country in the next few months and speaking to librarians in dozens of states about building a better future for funding libraries through political organizing and action. Our webinars, keynotes, staff workshops, and panel discussions focus on training librarians to understand their political environment and how to influence […]

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Help Libraries Eliminate Barriers to Voting for 34 Million Americans

At EveryLibrary, we want to help libraries eliminate barriers to voting for over 34 million Americans with disabilities. National Disability Voter Registration Week is an annual campaign that is designed to increase the political power of people with disabilities while also engaging candidates and the media to recognize the disability community. I am extremely proud […]

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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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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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EveryLibrary and Rosen Publishing Team Up to Train School Librarian Leaders

EveryLibrary is proud to announce a new donation from Rosen Publishing in support of our Political Literacy trainings for the 2017 cohort of Lilead Fellows. This donation supports the development of a robust curriculum by EveryLibrary for the Lilead Fellows Program, an advanced, intensive professional development opportunity that empowers, enables, and equips school district library […]

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Announcing our powerful new platform to fight for school librarians!

I am thrilled to announce the launch of our new SaveSchoolLibrarians.org site and an expanded partnership with five state school library associations and Follet Learning to work on restoring school librarians to schools and districts – and to expanding funding for school library programs – in their states. EveryLibrary has been an active and engaged […]

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EveryLibrary Events at ALAAC17

EveryLibrary is a host, sponsor, and supporter for some fun – and important – events in Chicago concurrent with the ALA Annual Conference. Our staff and board team will be attending the conference, so if you want to connect with us please email info@everylibrary.org to coordinate a meeting. Lit on the Links Thursday, June 22, […]

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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 […]