News and Updates

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News and Updates

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

Artist in Residence Victoria Hurtado-Angulo

Artist in Residence program producer Kati Szeker sat down with artist Victoria Hurtado-Angulo to discuss her poetry, inspiration, writing process, and libraries. Read below or watch the video to learn more about Victoria. This interview has been edited for length and clarity. If you missed her work for the Artist in Residence Program 2021 find it here: Book 1, Book 2, and Book 3.    

Poems - Book 3 - Artist in Residence 2021

Our third and final installment from 2021 Artist in Residence Victoria Hurtado wraps up her reflections on mothering. 

Artist in Residence Ray Briggs

Artist in Residence program producer Kati Szeker sat down with artist Ray Briggs to discuss his early inspiration, staying curious, and the importance of library spaces. Read below or watch the video to learn more about Ray. This interview has been edited for length and clarity.    

On the Ballot in November and December

All around the country, libraries are seeking critical funding and assistance so they can continue to serve the people who need their services. EveryLibrary is dedicated to building voter support for libraries in November and December 2021.

Artist in Residence Corinne Lightweaver

Artist in Residence program producer Kati Szeker sat down with artist Corinne Lightweaver to discuss her art, inspiration, creative process, and libraries. Read her interview below or watch the video to learn more about Corinne. This interview has been edited for length and clarity.    

AIR 2021 - Fragile by Corrine Lightweaver

In her thrid and final exhibit for her 2021 Residencey, Corrine Lightweaver shares a meditation on the fragile nature of her world. 

Treat the Fight for School Libraries Like the Political Campaign It Is

We would like to suggest that it’s time that school librarians move past the current advocacy tool kit and engage the future of their profession like the campaign it truly is.

Poems - Book 2 - Artist in Residence

During her artist residency program, Victoria had experienced being a caregiver for her grandmother. A task that was very challenging and taxing but at the same time gave her even more purpose to write and help her to process her experiences. The poems are published in the order the artists asked intended the readers to read. If you can, please make sure you take your time and explore the first two poems “In after hours, I am not a Mother” and “Everyday” before you read these. 

Building Community - Corrine Lightweaver - AIR 2021

Our second installment from Corrine Lightweaver, one of our 2021 Artist in Residence, looks at the role of librarians in convening and supporting the community. 

Reading Challenge Fundraiser with Beanstack

The wonderful team at Beanstack is hosting a fundraiser for EveryLibrary on their new Read to Raise fundraising platform. We hope you can join them and help us help libraries!