News and Updates

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

News and Updates

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

Are Petitions Effective in the Fight for Libraries?

This is a complicated question and the answer is both yes and no.

Don’t Trade the Libraries Away at Trinity Area Schools

The Trinity Area School Board in Washington County, PA made a disastrous decision to eliminate the high school librarian position in April.

How is EveryLibrary Different And How Does It Support Libraries?

EveryLibrary is a little different in the library advocacy ecosystem.

Michigan Gag Order Now Permanently Blocked

Great news for Michigan libraries on the ballot: the federal Judge hearing the PA 269 / SB571 "gag order" suit made his temporary injunction against enforcement permanent today. Congratulations to the Michigan Library Association, one of the co-plaintiffs in the suit, for prevailing. MLA has the news:

Thank You Cedar Rapids School Library Supporters!

We wanted to reach out and thank everyone who signed our petition to support the Cedar Rapids School Librarians whose jobs were threatened by budget cuts.  

Announcing Nicole Powell As EveryLibrary Advisor

EveryLibrary is excited to announce that Nicole Powell will be joining our list of advisers.

Rapid Response for School Librarians in Cedar Rapids

The school system in Cedar Rapids, IA is facing a significant budget shortfall next year, and they are proposing to balance the budget by cutting school librarian positions.

Is Your Library Taking Part In National Voter Registration Day?

National Voter Registration Day is September 27th, 2016 and we're calling on public libraries to sign up and add their location as a voter registration site.

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.