EveryLibrary in the News - 2017 Press Coverage, Interviews, and Publications

Throughout 2017, EveryLibrary team members were frequent contributors to professional journals and blog sites.

Our unique experience building voter support for libraries and focusing on library funding made our team a go-to for current and relevant commentary inside the industry. We were proud to be featured in stories across local media before and after our campaigns as well.

News Stories about EveryLibrary
EveryLibrary team members and our work building voter support for libraries are frequently mentioned in library trade publications and news from the communities we serve.

Q&A with EveryLibrary Artist in Residence Kevin Moore
Library Journal, 15 December 2017

"Reasons for optimism cited on Greensburg Hempfield Area Library's future"
Greensburg Tribune (PA), 10 November 2017

"This Week in Libraries" coverage of November 2017 library campaigns
Library Journal, 9 November 2017

EveryLibrary Prepares To Build a National Base of Library Supporters
Library Journal, 18 October 2017

"We Can’t Be Complacent Anymore – PL Talks With Patrick Sweeney"
Public Libraries Online, 17 October 2017

"EveryLibrary Kicks Off Awareness Campaign"
Publisher's Weekly, 8 September 2017

"EveryLibrary, Follett Partner to Save School Librarians"
Publisher's Weekly, 18 August 2017

"Today Kicks Off National Disability Voter Registration Week"
KLKN News, 17 July 2017

New Advocacy to Save School Librarians
School Library Journal, 6 July 2017

"Stand Up for School Librarians in Chicago"
Huffington Post, 22 June 2017

"Is Crowdsourcing Good for Philanthropy?"
AssociationsNow, 20 June 2017

"Librarians School Ivanka Trump After Tone Deaf Tweet"
Huffington Post, 17 April 2017

"Develop a Disability Coalition in Your State"
AAPD, 12 April 2017

"Why Nonpartisan PAC EveryLibrary Defends the Future of Libraries"
Shareable, 17 February 2017


The EveryLibrary team was also happy to be interviewed by several library-focused podcasts and political blogs this year:

EveryLibrary, America’s Library PAC from CallHub Blog
October 10, 2017

Circulating Ideas: #118 podcast interviews John Chrastka, Executive Director
October 1, 2017

Libraries, Literacies, and Literature "Mini-Talk" Podcast (University of Illinois SLIS) interviews John Chrastka, Executive Director
April 6, 2017

Midwest Collaborative for Literacy Services Twitter Chat about Political Literacy with John Chrastka, Executive Director
February 16, 2017

The Library is Open Podcast from ByWater Solutions interviews John Chrastka, Executive Director, and Patrick "PC" Sweeney, Political Director
January 12, 2017

DEMCO’s “Ideas and Inspirations” blog interviews Patrick “PC” Sweeney

"How to Use Data to Plan a Targeted Library Campaign," October 2017

"Why You Need to Turn Your Library Advocates into Library Activists," July 2017

"6 Steps to Building Partnerships That Benefit Your Library Campaigns," May 2017