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Help Us Match ByWater Solutions’ $1,500 contribution challenge.

ByWater Solutions has generously made a commitment to donate $1,500 to our VoteLibraries project if we can get $1,500 in matching donations. If we succeed in matching this donation we will have the resources to put ads about voting for libraries in front of 300 thousand Americans through online adspace duringthe primaries. If only 100 […]

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Lib Politics Rodeo: NH Primary Edition

As a native and former New Hampshire resident, I always get excited by their primary. With all of the attention that NH receives as hosting the first primary of the nation, candidates were constantly coming through town along with the news crews and crowds. Even though I live on the other side of the country now, every […]

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VoteLibraries 2016 – Voter Engagement About Libraries and Librarians

EveryLibrary today announces VoteLibraries 2016, a public-facing marketing and awareness campaign during this year’s primary election season designed to build voter support for libraries. Starting with the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday, February 9th and running state by state through Election Days in June, EveryLibrary will be placing paid #votelibraries messaging via social media in […]

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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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EveryLibrary 2015 Annual Report

Our 2015 Annual Report name checks a lot of people, partners, and campaigns.  We’re really proud of that.  Over 1,000 personal donors self-identify on our donation site.  Fourteen corporate donors make the “Thank you” list (with 8 re-ups from 2014).  The 10 campaigns we worked with are close to our hearts. We started a new journal […]

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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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EveryLibrary Announces VoteLibraries.org

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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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 EveryLibrary.org/VoteLibraries, 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 […]