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Show Solidarity With All Americans With These ‘All Are Welcome’ Buttons

One of the best things about our nation’s 9,000 library systems is that there are no exclusionary rules and everyone is welcome. Millions of people from different places and of all ages, sexes, races, religions, preferences, and socio-economic backgrounds come through those doors every day. As a country, we are fortunate that libraries are supported […]

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How is EveryLibrary Different And How Does It Support Libraries?

EveryLibrary is a little different in the library advocacy ecosystem. We are built as a 501c4 in an arena that is dominated by many hard-working and amazingly successful 501c3 organizations who are doing great things for the library community. Some examples of excellent 501c3 organizations that you probably know about are many of our state […]

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Michigan Gag Order Now Permanently Blocked

Great news for Michigan libraries on the ballot: the federal Judge hearing the PA 269 / SB571 “gag order” suit made his temporary injunction against enforcement permanent today. Congratulations to the Michigan Library Association, one of the co-plaintiffs in the suit, for prevailing. MLA has the news: MLA and Member Efforts Deliver a Victory for […]

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Help! American Libraries Are Under Attack.

You might not have read some of the recent press about the aggressive campaigns against American libraries but as we start moving into the 2016 presidential elections we are starting to see the anti-tax groups turn more of their resources against these great institutions. The recent fights we have seen are just the beginning of […]

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With Annual Giving, Tried-And-True Still Works

This post on fundraising is by Marc Huber. Marc Huber is an 18 year fundraising veteran who has consulted on the $25.3 million capital campaign for the DeKalb Public Library, IL, and is currently working as Director of Development for the IUPUI University Library in Indianapolis, IN. Marc is a member of ALA, ACRL, and […]

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Lib Politics Rodeo September 29, 2015

News from around the #libraries #politics world The East Baton Rouge Parish Library PAC (LA) kicked off a campaign this week to raise awareness for a levy renewal on the October 24 ballot. The 10 year 11.1 millage property tax would be spent mostly on library operational costs like staffing and collections, but some will […]

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EveryLibrary’s CLA Pre-Party and Fundraiser

EveryLibrary is excited to announce our fundraiser and pre-party just before the California Library Association Conference in Pasadena. We are thrilled to be hosted by Barney’s Beanery and working with the California Libraries Facebook Group to bring this event together. Your ticket will include free well drinks, beer and wine, from 8 p.m. – 11 […]

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Five Truths of Campaign Fundraising

This listicle is brought to you by EveryLibrary Board Member, Peter Bromberg. Campaigns for library ballot measures can be expensive, and often involve the raising of thousands of dollars. For many librarians, the idea of asking other people for money is outside of our comfort zone, especially when it comes to asking those closest to […]

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Fun With Voter Data

We’re in the middle of a fundraising ‘challenge’ from Library Juice Academy.  They’ll match 20 new or renewing monthly donors at rally.org/everylibrary with a $1,000 gift. Help make it happen for us and the libraries we support on Election Day. Voter data is one of your assets if you are getting ready to do Get […]

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Everylibrary CLA Pre-Party Update

With just a couple of days until CLA, we’re excited to announce some new details about the EveryLibrary Pre-Party and Fundraiser this Friday, November 7th, at 8pm at the Oakland Main Library! BrainFuse Sponsorship We’re really thankful that Brainfuse has agreed to sponsor our party with a generous donation. If you’re dancing to our DJ […]