News and Updates

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

News and Updates

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

2022 Election Night Results for Libraries

We tracked over 55 library elections last night where Voters in sixteen states were asked to decide on the future of their libraries. 

Library Election Watch Party 2022!

Join EveryLibrary across social media for our annual Election Night Library Watch Party on Tuesday, November 8th from 'polls-close' (7:30pm et) until the early hours of the morning as we report on dozens of library elections up and down the ballot from around the country (Including a few that were supported through your donations).

The passing of EveryLibrary Board member Roberto C. Delgadillo

We are saddened to learn about the passing of EveryLibrary Board member Roberto C. Delgadillo.

Community unites around new Superior Township library with a human book chain

We were proud to put supporter donations to work on helping the Ypsilanti District Library with their November 2018 levy which allowed them to build this new library in Superior Township.

Delaware Legislative Candidates Support Libraries - November 2022 Election

The Delaware Library Association (DLA), with assistance from EveryLibrary, recently conducted a survey of all candidates running for seats in the Delaware General Assembly to gauge their support for school and public libraries. 

Supporting the Fight Against Book Banning in Livingston Parish

We are proud to support the community of Livingston Parish, Louisiana, who recently fought against a sweeping book ban policy and won!

Endorsing the Bicameral 2022 Banned Books Week Congressional Resolution

EveryLibrary joins dozens of library and free speech organizations in endorsing the 2022 Congressional Banned Books Week Resolution and urging the House and Senate to adopt it today. 

Library Advocacy and Funding Conference (LAFCON) 2022 Reframes Political Action and Organizing for Libraries

Over 500 Library leaders from around the world gathered online to learn and collaborate on effective advocacy and activism at LAFCON 2022. 

New Report from EL Institute on Voter Attitudes about Book Bans

A new poll from the EveryLibrary Institute has found that the overwhelming majority of voters strongly oppose book banning and, most significantly, that 75 percent of voters will consider book bans when voting for legislators in November.

Review of State Laws that Would Criminalize Librarianship 2021-22

The 2021-2022 state legislative sessions saw an alarming and unprecedented increase in the number of bills that would remove librarians, educators, or other bonafide professions from exemptions from prosecution under state obscenity laws.