News and Updates

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

News and Updates

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

Want to Host an EveryLibrary House Party?

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.

Heading into the 2016 Elections

On November 8th, we are working with 13 public libraries who are on the ballot. Two are must-pass operating measures.

ESSA Policy Work in the States

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.

#votelibraries Call-in

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.

What’s at Stake on November 8th for Libraries

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.

A Win Against Censorship and Book Banning in Virginia

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.

A Big Win In Alaska for Statewide Broadband in Libraries

I am proud to share that, with your support, EveryLibrary was able to help the Alaska Library Association succeed in having $668,000 restored to the state budget for broadband subsidies to libraries after it was completely cut from the budget.

You helped school libraries win in South Orange, NJ

Every School Library Matters

My kids go back to school today. Over the last four years they have watched me work on almost 50 public library campaigns.

Reverse the Cuts to Chicago School Libraries

Please send an email to the Chicago Board of Education and Mayor Rahm Emanuel. This year marks another year of drastic cuts to school librarians.