We have the unique pleasure of working with both the staff and boards of the libraries we serve along with the local folks who make up the Vote Yes committee for their libraries. There are 16 libraries we count as ‘our own’ on the ballot tomorrow, November 8th, 2016. We have worked with some of them for 18 or 20 months in the lead up to tomorrow. Others have been shorter relationships with their leadership team, but no less intense. Almost all the Vote Yes committees have received a direct monetary donation from EveryLibrary to do their Get Out the Vote well. It is a key differentiator between our work as a Political Action Committee for libraries and the rest of the library advocacy ecosystem. While they work on everyday advocacy, we work on Election Day and Budget Day. It’s a good niche to be in….
Our November 2016 library campaigns: