News and Updates

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

News and Updates

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

On the Ballot in November and December

All around the country, libraries are seeking critical funding and assistance so they can continue to serve the people who need their services. EveryLibrary is dedicated to building voter support for libraries in November and December 2021.

Artist in Residence Corinne Lightweaver

Artist in Residence program producer Kati Szeker sat down with artist Corinne Lightweaver to discuss her art, inspiration, creative process, and libraries. Read her interview below or watch the video to learn more about Corinne. This interview has been edited for length and clarity.    

AIR 2021 - Fragile by Corrine Lightweaver

In her thrid and final exhibit for her 2021 Residencey, Corrine Lightweaver shares a meditation on the fragile nature of her world. 

Poems - Book 2 - Artist in Residence

During her artist residency program, Victoria had experienced being a caregiver for her grandmother. A task that was very challenging and taxing but at the same time gave her even more purpose to write and help her to process her experiences. The poems are published in the order the artists asked intended the readers to read. If you can, please make sure you take your time and explore the first two poems “In after hours, I am not a Mother” and “Everyday” before you read these. 

Building Community - Corrine Lightweaver - AIR 2021

Our second installment from Corrine Lightweaver, one of our 2021 Artist in Residence, looks at the role of librarians in convening and supporting the community. 

Reading Challenge Fundraiser with Beanstack

The wonderful team at Beanstack is hosting a fundraiser for EveryLibrary on their new Read to Raise fundraising platform. We hope you can join them and help us help libraries!

Every 5K Your Way For Libraries donation supports library-saving work

Registration for 5K Your Way For Libraries is open! Join EveryLibrary as we raise $50,000 to ensure stable funding and access to libraries for generations to come on September 26 -October 2, 2021.

Poems - Book 1 - Artist in Residence 2021

Our first submission from 2021 Artist in Residence Victoria Hurtado are two poems in her series. 

Another Campaign Donation on the Way

One of the best things we can do as a library PAC is to "bundle up" donations from folks around the country who care about libraries and put them to work on local ballot initiative campaigns. That's because 98% of library funding comes from local voters and legislators and that's where we put your donations to work. 

OverDrive-EveryLibrary’s 5K Your Way For Libraries Event Supporter

We are grateful for the generous support that OverDrive is giving us as we embark on our journey to host the first-ever 5K Your Way For Libraries!