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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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SaveSchoolLibrarians.org Featured in School Library Journal

Our mission with SavesSchoolLibrarians.org is pretty basics: we need to fix the disconnect in school districts that say they want successful schools and fully prepared students but don’t fund their libraries or employ enough qualified librarians. SaveSchoolLibrarians.org is focused on supporting both district-level change for budgets and funding as well as providing support for systemic change at […]

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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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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 […]