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Election Day 2015 – First Look

Library elections are ‘evergreen’ campaigns.  They can happen any time of the year, and do.  From primaries and special elections to state and municipal off-cycle elections to general elections, libraries on the ballot.  Yesterday, November 3rd, we saw at least 43 libraries in 12 states go before the voters to renew basic tax funding or […]

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October Elections Round Up

There were a few library elections that we were tracking in October. We’re proud to see that all three were WINS for libraries.  Hopefully this trend will continue in to November. A ballot initiative called Norman Forward (OK) was passed by 72% of voters on October 13. A one half percent sales tax, over 15 […]


Ohioans get out and vote for your libraries on November 3

Ohio is turning out to be a heavy state for library funding ballot measures this November. So, get out and #votelibraries Ohioans and share the vote YES message with your fiends and family in those areas. Piqua Public Library (OH) will have a levy renewal on the November 3 ballot. The 1.3 mill levy will […]

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EveryLibrary Announces

EveryLibrary Announces VoteLibraries, an Online Collection of Campaign Resources for Libraries  Chicago (June 2, 2015) – EveryLibrary, the first national political action committee for libraries, is pleased to announce the launch of VoteLibraries, a new campaign to give libraries the resources needed to advocate for themselves in their communities. Created through a partnership with the Creative Action […]

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May elections round up

The May elections round up is brought to you by EveryLibrary Board Member, Peter Bromberg. Last week we tracked seventeen library related elections on the ballot. Fifteen took place on May 5 and two on May 2.  Twelve out of sixteen measures passed, meaning that 75% of libraries secured stable funding last week. Here is […]

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New VoteLibraries Art & Design for Library Campaigns

EveryLibrary today unveils new VoteLibraries art and design for library campaigns through a partnership with the Creative Action Network (CAN) and sponsored by our individual and vendor donors. Hosted at, six noted international CAN artists have designed new, high-quality images for use by library campaigns across the country, free of charge.  These images are themed #votelibraries and […]

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Vote Libraries – Progress Report

Our donors are awesome. You’ve helped EveryLibrary win 19 of the 25 campaigns we’ve done since February 2013. And you’re helping to make “Vote Libraries” a reality now. We know how important social media is for our local library campaigns. We know how yard signs and leave-behinds tell the local Yes story. Through today, we’ve […]

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Announcing “Vote Libraries”

Our job is to help library campaigns communicate better with voters. One problem is that  the visual images, the ‘creative deck’ for library campaigns to use on on social media, in print and on yard signs, is kind of uneven. What’s available on the open web is OK…. Visuals from 2013 – 2014 library campaigns     […]