News and Updates
We are thrilled today to announce that school librarian extraordinaire K.C. Boyd is joining the EveryLibrary Advisory Committee
EveryLibrary is fortunate to have donors from every state in the country.
Greta Van Susteran recently tweeted to her millions of followers that no college should build academic libraries because it is a waste of money since we have smart phones and her FB video on the same topic was trending on Facebook.
If you’ve been thinking about donating to EveryLibrary, this would be a good week. Opposition to libraries on the ballot is popping up all over.
On November 8th, we are working with 13 public libraries who are on the ballot. Two are must-pass operating measures.
Thanks to School Library Journal for covering the work we're doing with school library associations across the country on advocacy, policy, and lobbying about their state ESSA Plans.
EveryLibrary's John Chrastka and Brian Hart hosted a #votelibraries Call-in for donors and supporters on Monday October 10th to update folks on our progress through 2016, to look ahead to 2017 campaigns, and to talk about our approach to growing a sustainable and effective organization.
With an estimated 200+ libraries on the ballot in November, and many well-financed opponents, we desperately need your support to our national efforts to educate voters, support library campaigns, and fight for libraries on Election Day.
When a politician in Virginia tried to meddle in the local school district and ban books from the local school while ridiculously threatening the jobs of the librarians, we put out a call to action and hundreds of people stood up against her.