EveryLibrary in the News 2023 - July to December

EveryLibrary is proud to be go-to source for reporters and editors to get accurate information, useful insights, and relevant commentary about library funding, book bans, public policy, and legislation in 2023. 

We have been featured in dozens of stories since our July 2023 recap post in news media, TV, radio, and podcasts. From local and statewide coverage to setting the national conversation, EveryLibrary is helping to amphilfy libraries and librarians as they serve their communities. 

July to December 2023 Roundup

Does the Illinois anti-book ban do enough to protect libraries?
WILL NPR | 17 July 2023 

12 Back to School Tips from Your Public Library
Birmingham Parent | 25 August 2023

Certified school librarians are disappearing in Delaware. How that's affecting students.
Delaware Online | 5 September 2023

12 Tips for Learning from Your Public Library
Richmond Family Magazine | 18 September 2023

A New Blog from EveryLibrary, “Politics in Practice,” Launches on SLJ
School Library Journal | 21 September 2023

Library Nonprofit Counters Censorship With Banned Books List
Government Technology | 2 October 2023

“Bridgerton" Creator Julia Quinn Shares Fight Against Censorship
KTAU TV | 6 October 2023

EveryLibrary was in the news across the country for our efforts to counter censorship in schools and public libraries during Banned Books Week 2023:

Clarivate Partners with EveryLibrary to Support and Nurture Libraries in the U.S.
PR Newswire | 28 October 2023

Pella's open-book test
Bleeding Heartland | 7 November 2023

Book banners came for this Colorado town. They didn’t anticipate resistance.
LGBTQ Nation | 15 November 2023 

Not your mother’s library: How book-borrowing institutions are evolving
Smart Cities Dive | 17 November 2023

The Country Is A Dumpster Fire. Here Are Some Amazing Orgs Working To Clean It Up.
Betches | 28 November 2023

Florida AG’s Legal Brief Claims Libraries Should Only Convey “Government’s Message”
TruthOut | 4 December 2023

‘That's authoritarianism’: Florida argues school libraries are for government messaging
Palm Beach Post | 4 December 2023

Ron DeSantis’ team compares book about gay penguins to Nazi propaganda
Pink News | 5 December 2023

“On the Front Lines”
Borrowed, the Podcast from BPL | 7 December 2023

John Chrastka - a PW Notables for 2023
Publisher’s Weekly | 15 December 2023

Read more stories featuring EveryLibrary from in our April to June 2023 roundup.