News and Updates

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

News and Updates

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

The Political Librarian – Issue 2

We intend The Political Librarian to be a place for the library community to talk through some under-recognized issues around politics, political power, and policy that affect us in the 21st century.

Washington University Libraries to Host 'The Political Librarian'

April 4, 2016EveryLibrary is proud to announce a publishing partnership with Washington University Libraries to host The Political Librarian, our journal of local public policy and tax policy for libraries.

Ian Singer Joins EveryLibrary Advisory Committee

We are pleased to announce today that Ian Singer, Chief Content Officer for Credo Reference and former Vice President of Group Publishing at Media Source, has joined EveryLibrary's Advisory Committee.

AKLA Support

This week, we are supporting our colleagues from the Alaska Library Association on a public outreach campaign targeting the state House and Senate for funding OWL, the 'Online With Libraries' broadband program.

Endorsing “Yes for Moniteau County” on April 5, 2016

EveryLibrary is proud today to announce our support and endorsement of the Vote YES for The Moniteau County Library Committee and their campaign for a $.02 cent library levy in California, MO on April 5, 2016.

PLA 2016 Fundraiser Party

We're happy to host a late night party and fundraiser during PLA 2016 in Denver. Ticket proceeds support our work winning elections for libraries.

Election Night Recap – Success and Troubles

It's always hard to have a mixed Election Night.

Election Day with the AFP in Plainfield

It is Election Day today in Plainfield, IL. Late last week, we shared the urgent news that the Koch Brothers’ funded organization, Americans For Prosperity (AFP), is spending money on robocalls there and are distorting the facts to dissuade citizens from voting in favor of a bond and operational funding for a new library.  

Koch Brothers Funded Anti-Library Robo Calls in Plainfield IL

UPDATED INFORMATION ON THIS FIGHT-> please click here and share!! We have a video of the actual robocall used by the Koch Brothers to kill this campaign as well as links to the response by Plainfield Libraries and the real information about the campaign.

Looks Like #noLB969 Worked in Nebraska

Well team, we are pleased to report that LB969, the bill in the Nebraska state legislature that would have dismantled library boards of trustees, devolved hire/fire for all employees to local mayors and city councils, set up "advisory committees" to choose books and collections for these libraries instead of professional librarians, and would have made all donations for the library go to the mayor and city council, appears to be dead.