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The Worst Library Election in the Country is This Saturday

The Lafourche Louisiana Parish Public Library is facing the most offensive opposition I’ve ever seen in a library election.


2013 Library Elections Deep Dive

At EveryLibrary, we think it is important to examine all library ballot measures, even the ones we are not directly involved in. We believe there is something to be learned from the big picture that can help us strategize for libraries on the local level.

2013 Library Elections - First Look

or many public libraries in the United States, Election Day 2013 was the single biggest fundraising day for a generation.  In small townships and major cities across the country, libraries asked voters about plans for new buildings, innovative services, updated collections and expanded access, or to renew the basic funding for libraries in their towns, cities, and counties.