News and Updates

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

News and Updates

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

Library Closures and Defunding Concerns in 2017

It already looks like 2017 will be a daunting year for library funding and support across the country.

New EveryLibrary Campaign Training Series from Niche Academy

EveryLibrary and Niche Academy today announce a high-impact partnership to support libraries on the ballot across the country in 2017 and 2018 and train librarians to develop the political skills they need to build support in their communities.

Volume 2, Issue 2 of the Political Librarian

We are excited to announce the Release of Volume 2, Issue 2, of the Open Access Journal, the Political Librarian.

2016 Annual Report – Building Success for Library Advocacy

We are proud to present the EveryLibrary 2016 Annual Report. 

School Librarians in Galesburg Under Threat

Sign the petition today to keep school librarians in Galesburg school libraries!

Leaving Our Library Silos - Coalition Work

As part of our 2017 EveryLibrary Agenda, we are taking a deliberate step to bring EveryLibrary to coalitions that support the people libraries serve. We will join together support the work of other organizations that address common concerns about our country, but may need to hear about libraries and librarians in a new way. Our hope is to find willing and engaged coalition partners who understand that libraries are part of the solution to problems facing America today.

Leaving Our Library Silos – Coalition Work in 2017

As part of our 2017 EveryLibrary Agenda, we are taking a deliberate step to bring EveryLibrary to coalitions that support the people libraries serve.

2016 Annual Report

The full report discusses our strong donor support, our campaigns wins for public libraries, our growth supporting school library communities, the extensive outreach we are doing to voters and Americans through VoteLibraries and our Action platform, and a host of thanks to our volunteers, donors, supporters, and corporate partners. The Executive Summary is provided for your review below.

EveryLibrary ESSA Work a Top 10 Story of 2016

Thanks to Publishers Weekly for identifying the work we are doing with state school library organizations on their ESSA Implementation Planning negotiations as a Top 10 Library Story of 2016: