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Illinois: Villa Park Library Won and the Koch Brothers Killed the Library Initiative in Plainfield

I’m very happy to report a Win last night for the Villa Park Public Library in Illinois. Passing this library bond means they can update and reinvigorate their library building for the 21st century. Knowing that they don’t have to use ‘duct tape and chewing gum’ on an aging facility is a relief. Seeing that […]

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Election Night Recap – Success and Troubles

It’s always hard to have a mixed Election Night. We want to congratulate Winter Park for passing their measures last night to build their new library, and we need to commiserate with Plainfield on their loss. EveryLibrary was proud and happy to endorse both campaigns. Both sets of staff and boards did years and years of planning, […]

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Election Day with the AFP in Plainfield

It is Election Day today in Plainfield, IL. Late last week, we shared the urgent news that the Koch Brothers’ funded organization, Americans For Prosperity (AFP), is spending money on robocalls there and are distorting the facts to dissuade citizens from voting in favor of a bond and operational funding for a new library.  Library staff have been […]

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Koch Brothers Funded Anti-Library Robo Calls in Plainfield IL

UPDATED INFORMATION ON THIS FIGHT-> please click here and share!! We have a video of the actual robocall used by the Koch Brothers to kill this campaign as well as links to the response by Plainfield Libraries and the real information about the campaign. Please click here and share this information with your friends and family. Original […]

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Endorsing “Yes for Plainfield Library”

EveryLibrary today announces our endorsement of the “Vote Yes for Plainfield Library” ballot initiative by the Citizens for a 21st Century Library Committee in Plainfield, Illinois on the March 15, 2016 ballot. As a national library advocacy organization, EveryLibrary has made a donation to the Committee to help them reach across neighborhoods and subdivisions in […]