Midwest Tape Donates $3,000 to EveryLibrary
EveryLibrary today announces a new $3,000 donation from Midwest Tape, a leading provider of thousands of free movie, TV, audiobooks and music through Hoopla. Midwest Tape is making its donation in support of EveryLibrary’s work building voter awareness of libraries.
Since early 2013, EveryLibrary has successfully supported 14 library communities as they campaigned for bonds, levies, and other referendum, helping to secure over $40 million in stable tax revenue for these libraries.
“Midwest Tape’s donation adds capacity to 2014 work consulting and advising Vote YES campaigns”, says John Chrastka, EveryLibrary Executive Director. “Midwest Tape is a strong supporter of libraries. We’re proud that they identify our work as high-impact in the library advocacy ecosystem.” EveryLibrary is projecting to work on seven campaigns in November and December 2014.
Midwest Tape is a privately-held media distribution company, provides audio-video products, including audiobooks, exclusively to public libraries across the U.S. and Canada. Hoopla digital is cloud-based service that partners with public libraries across the United States and Canada to provide online and mobile access to hundreds of thousands of movies, TV shows, music and audiobooks. With hoopla digital, library patrons can borrow, instantly stream and download free digital media with a valid library card, from a public library that partners with hoopla digital. All content is accessible via hoopla digital’s free mobile apps (Apple & Android devices) and online at www.hoopladigital.com. hoopla digital is a brand and digital service of Midwest Tape (U.S.) and CVS Midwest Tape (Canada) –trusted phyical Audio-Video partners to public libraries for nearly 30 years. More on their products and services can be found at www.midwesttapes.com.
EveryLibrary is a politically active organization that is supported by contributions from individuals, corporations, and unions nationwide who believe that libraries matter in our society. You can learn more about EveryLibrary and its work building voter support for libraries at www.everylibrary.org.
Contact: John Chrastka
Embargoed until September 3rd, 2014