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We made it easier to launch a petition on our action sites!

Is your school or public library being threatened with budget cuts? Is there a compelling piece of legislation in your state that would support or disrupt library services? Are there organizations or government agencies that are disrupting library services, programs, or events? If so, then let us help!

Library News Rodeo May 8, 2019

Campaign Updates

Save IMLS - Week 8

President Trump has called for the complete elimination of the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) in his FY 2020 budget.

Library News Rodeo May 2, 2019

Campaign Updates

EveryLibrary Institute and CILIP Partnership for Libraries Across England

CILIP, the UK’s library, and information association and our companion organization, and the EveryLibrary Institute have announced an innovative new partnership to help librarians and information professionals across England build political support and improve future funding for libraries.

Library News Rodeo April 17, 2019

Campaign Updates

Save IMLS -  Week 5

Americans from all walks of life know that libraries, museums, and archives matter. It was amazing to watch the House of Representatives vote to reauthorize the Museum and Library Services Act last December.

Library News Rodeo April 11, 2019

Campaign Updates

Save IMLS Week 4

ALERT - Public libraries in every town, city, and county would be hurt if President Trump’s FY 2020 budget proposal stands.

Three More Wins Last Night and Now 101 Library Campaigns

We are celebrating three Election Day wins for libraries last night and we have now helped over 100 libraries at the ballot box in the last six years!

Library News Rodeo April 2, 2019

Campaign Updates

Save IMLS 2019- Week 3

In his FY 2020 budget, the president used the word "Elimination" 59 specific times about programs like the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

Library News Rodeo March 27, 2019

Campaign Updates

Save IMLS 2019 - Week 2

It's easy to be cynical about politics and think that the President’s proposed elimination of all federal funding for libraries and museums doesn’t really matter.

Library News Rodeo March 18, 2019


President Trumps FY2020 Budget is targeting the only federal library programs for complete elimination.  

EveryLibrary Political Director Wins “40 Under 40” Award

EveryLibrary is excited to announce that Patrick “PC” Sweeney has been honored as a “40 Under 40” award winner by the American Association of Political Consultants (AAPC).