News and Updates

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See you at PLA or CIL?

We're excited to let you know about some of our upcoming events at the Public Library Association and the Computers in Libraries Conferences.


Let No Crisis Go To Waste

I’m sure you’ve seen all the terrible library and literacy bills that come out every year at the state level. This year is no different. We’ve seen bills targeting LGBT materials in libraries, threatening to imprison librarians, and baselessly attacking the databases that are provided in school and public libraries.


Join the Social Video Rally to Save IMLS Funding

Once again, the president’s budget proposes permanent elimination of the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).

To fight this, we need your help! We want the president and Congress to hear directly from librarians and library supporters about the value IMLS funding provides libraries and the communities they serve. 


PRESS RELEASE: EveryLibrary Statement on Proposed Cuts to IMLS.

EveryLibrary Encourages Voters to Rally Against Deep Federal Budget Cuts Impacting Local Libraries

President Trump's budget proposals could shut down the Institute of Museum and Library Services, but EveryLibrary is committed to helping libraries and museums thrive


Annual Report: National Partnerships to Support Libraries

Throughout 2019 we were able to join a multitude of coalitions and partnerships to advance the role of libraries in the United States.


Annual Report: Activism for School Libraries

Across the country, threats to school library programs and school librarianship are well known and ongoing.


Annual Report: SaveIMLS and the Fight for Federal Funding in 2019

Back in March 2019, President Trump’s FY2020 Budget proposal targeted the only federal library programs for complete elimination. That was the third year the president’s budget called for the total shutdown of the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). And we don't see it being any different in 2020 either. 


Annual Report: State Legislative Advocacy and Funding for Libraries

EveryLibrary always works to help the legitimate library stakeholder amplify its own agenda and voice.


Annual Report: Direct Political Action

In 2019, EveryLibrary helped dozens of libraries safeguard their funding from local threats through direct political actions and lobbying activities or through behind-the-scenes supports for leaders and activists as they campaigned for their libraries.


Annual Report: Public Library Elections

EveryLibrary was proud to work with 14 library communities on their ballot measures in 2019.