EveryLibrary in the News - 2020

EveryLibrary is in the news in 2020 in stories about the federal budget, the COVID crisis and libraries, advocacy for school library programs, and legislation affecting access to libraries, books, and reading. 

Pulling Back the Curtain on School Boards. Knowing How They Work Has Never Been More Critical. 
Jan 03, 2020 | School Library Journal
https://www.slj.com/?detailStory=pulling-back-curtain-school-boards-knowing-how-they-work-has-never-been-more-critical-libraries

 

MO Bill Proposes Parental Review Board for “Age-Inappropriate” Material, Legal Penalties for Noncompliance
Jan 17, 2020 | Library Journal
https://www.libraryjournal.com/?detailStory=MO-Bill-Proposes-Parental-Review-Board-for-Age-Inappropriate-Material-Legal-Penalties-for-Noncompliance

 

LIBRARIANS, ADVOCACY GROUPS TAKE ACTION AGAINST MISSOURI’S PROPOSED CENSORSHIP LEGISLATION
Jan 17, 2020 | BookRiot
https://bookriot.com/2020/01/17/hb-2044-backlash/

 

The Week in Libraries: Among the week's headlines: a bill in Missouri raises fears of book banning in public libraries….
January 17, 2020 | Publishers Weekly
https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/libraries/article/82189-the-week-in-libraries-january-17-2020.html

 

Philly’s got the worst school librarian ratio in the U.S. This group is protesting.
Jan 25, 2020 | Philadelphia Inquirer
https://www.inquirer.com/education/school-library-librarians-closed-philadelphia-rally-ratio-20200124.html#loaded 

 

With only 7 certified librarians in school district, Philly teachers demand more
KYW News Radio, 1/25/20
https://kywnewsradio.radio.com/articles/news/rally-demands-certified-librarians-in-every-philly-school 

 

Pa. requires libraries in prisons. But not in schools. Why? | Opinion
February 9, 2020 | Pennsylvania Capital Star
https://www.penncapital-star.com/commentary/pa-requires-libraries-in-prisons-but-not-in-schools-why-opinion/

 

Preliminary FY21 Budget Once Again Targets IMLS, Cultural Agencies, Education
11 Feb 2020 | Library Journal
https://www.libraryjournal.com/?detailStory=Preliminary-FY21-Budget-Once-Again-Targets-IMLS-Cultural-Agencies-Education

 

D.C. school librarians want the district to keep them employed even if budgets are tight 
19 Feb 2020 | Washington Post
https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/across-the-country-librarians-want-school-districts-to-keep-them-employed-when-budgets-get-tight/2020/02/19/a1b0e41e-4e84-11ea-bf44-f5043eb3918a_story.html?fbclid=IwAR3vnn6Efy2W2Qq4-NwcVYQ4j4wPM7391EF4-mRSsCeJlJvwKNgAs3UGP_w

 

School Library Jobs At Risk in D.C. 
Feb 20, 2020 | School Library Journal
https://www.slj.com/?detailStory=school-library-jobs-at-risk-in-dc&fbclid=IwAR1wGX-NmsfaZfl83GyS1Wu6jrLf5G7b0r6RTdDAdYvnwJ6Gxxw5ytW8UC0

 

Urge Congress to #FundLibraries 
11 Feb 2020 | Language Magazine
https://www.languagemagazine.com/2020/02/11/urge-congress-to-fundlibraries/

 

The Trump Budget Will Gut The Public Library
3 March 2020 | Fatherly
https://www.fatherly.com/love-money/trump-budget-gut-public-library/ 
(reprinted on Yahoo News as “The Trump Budget Will Gut The Public Library” at https://finance.yahoo.com/news/libraries-matter-families-dont-matter-214607833.html

 

AMID PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS, MN LEGISLATURE FOCUSES INSTEAD ON DRAG QUEEN STORY HOUR
12 March 2020 | BookRiot
https://bookriot.com/2020/03/12/minnesota-proposes-to-defund-libraries-that-host-drag-queen-story-time/

 

DCPS Librarians Fight for More Budgetary Supports
March 18, 2020 | Washington Informer
https://www.washingtoninformer.com/dcps-librarians-fight-for-more-budgetary-supports/

Travel in Place Through Libraries
March 24, 2020 | OnTravel
https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/travel-in-place-through-libraries/id303891260?i=1000469412321


EveryLibrary offers free resources and tips during the social distancing era
25 March 2020 | Language Magazine
https://www.languagemagazine.com/2020/03/23/everylibrary-offers-free-resources-and-tips-during-the-social-distancing-era/

 

How Libraries Are Responding to a Global Pandemic
March 31, 2020 | InfoToday
http://newsbreaks.infotoday.com/NewsBreaks/How-Libraries-Are-Responding-to-a-Global-Pandemic-140020.asp

 

Greensburg Salem mulls cutting librarians
May 1, 2020 | Greensburg Tribune (PA) 
https://triblive.com/local/westmoreland/greensburg-salem-mulls-cutting-librarians/

 

Changes Loom as Public Libraries Begin to Reopen
June 5, 2020 | Publishers Weekly
https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/libraries/article/83496-changes-loom-as-public-libraries-begin-to-reopen.html

 

Q&A Industry Spotlight: Patrick “PC” Sweeney of EveryLibrary!
June 24, 2020 | So Booking Cool
https://sobookingcool.com/2020/06/24/qa-industry-spotlight-patrick-sweeney-of-everylibrary/


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  • John Chrastka
    published this page in News and Updates 2020-06-24 10:40:37 -0700