News and Updates

Stay up-to-date with EveryLibrary's work.

News and Updates

Stay up-to-date with EveryLibrary's work.

Podcast: Can Libraries Save Democracy

In this episode, Kristen talks to Sanobar Chagani, Democracy Projects Coordinator at EveryLibrary, about the crucial role of libraries in democracy with a focus on promoting civic engagement, preventing political violence, and combating misinformation.

STATEMENT: Project 2025 and Libraries

The rhetoric in Heritage Foundation's Project 2025 about libraries and schools is very troubling. 

EveryLibrary Partners with Take Your Child to the Library Day for Awareness Building Training Initiative

EveryLibrary is excited to announce its partnership with Take Your Child to the Library Day on a webinar series aimed at librarians to build momentum ahead of the 2025 Take Your Child to the Library Day in February.

100 Campaigns Against Book Bans!

We're proud to announce that over 100 communities have launched campaigns against book bans on fightforthefirst.org.  

EveryLibrary in the News 2024 - January to June

The first half of 2024 has been a period of intense activity for EveryLibrary. Numerous news outlets have covered our initiatives, anti-censorship campaigns, and our involvement in broader issues facing libraries today. From legislative trackers and advocacy efforts to fighting book bans and promoting library funding, our work has been featured across a wide range of media.

A Win in Huntington Beach!

We're proud that we provided pro bono support to the Huntington Beach Library and gave them the tools and resources they needed to win!

It's People Like You

In Louisiana, an amazing group of library activists across several Parishes worked tirelessly to lobby the legislature to defeat six anti-library bills this session.

I Was On a Podcast Earlier This Month

Earlier this month, I was on a podcast discussing library legislative fights around the country. The host asked me, “What keeps you up at night?”

EveryLibrary Live with Drinks in the Library: Engaging Author Discussions Throughout June

Join EveryLibrary and our spectacular co-host, Gigi Howard, from the new hit podcast Drinks in the Library, for a series of engaging live author chats in June. These events will be broadcast live on EveryLibrary’s Facebook and YouTube channels.

Statement in Support of Dismissed St. Tammany Library Trustees in Lawsuit Against the Parish

We believe they are right to seek an injunction and restraining order to prevent the unjust removal from their legally appointed positions on the St. Tammany Library Board. We urge the U.S. District Court judge for Eastern Louisiana to issue a ruling before June 1, when the new, otherwise illegally appointed members would be seated.