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What Happened in Macedon?

Last week hundreds of library supporters signed the petition to fully fund the Macedon Public Library when the Town Board was unwilling to fund the library. These signatures from all over the country go a long way to support libraries wherever they are threatened and this petition was no different. While the town wasn’t willing […]

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Great News for Library Funding! But There’s So Much More To Do…

We are excited to announce that thanks to the tens of thousands of Americans who signed the petitions against Donald Trump’s proposed cuts to federal funding for libraries, the $1.2 trillion FY2018 budget bill (H.R. 3354) passed by 211-198 margin. However, the battle for the budget is not over. Once the Senate has acted, the […]

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We Sent Hundreds of Librarians to Congress!

At EveryLibrary, we are proud to share our friends and colleagues with Congress through our fundraising campaign to send librarians to Congress. In this campaign we raised over $4,000 to send copies of Kyle Cassidy’s Book, This Is What A Librarian Looks Like, to hundreds of our members of Congress. I want to especially thank […]

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We’re Introducing 150 Congressmen and Women to Librarians

We are excited to announce that we are introducing 150 Congressmen and Women to 220 librarians! That’s because so many of you supported our crowdfunding campaign to educate members of Congress about the importance of libraries and librarians. In fact, thanks to people like you, we raised $3,500 to send 150 copies of the Kyle […]

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Support Libraries Across the Country for Giving Tuesday

On Tuesday, November 29th, you have an opportunity to take action to build voter support for libraries by making a contribution to the national PAC for libraries and helping to support these great institutions. We would love to see you to join the millions of other Americans who are making contributions to their favorite cause […]

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A Win Against Censorship and Book Banning in Virginia

When a politician in Virginia tried to meddle in the local school district and ban books from the local school while ridiculously threatening the jobs of the librarians, we put out a call to action and hundreds of people stood up against her. This week, our colleagues at VAASL (the Virginia Association of School Librarians) […]

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Library Ads On Your Favorite Podcasts!

We are very excited to launch a new initiative to talk directly with the public at large about the importance of libraries and encourage them to get involved in the fight for libraries in the United States. We are going to be doing this in the next few weeks through ads on some of our […]