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Crowdfunding Campaigns for Libraries – FundLibraries Launches

Our companion organization the EveryLibrary Institute has launched an incredible new crowdfunding platform at to help library and literacy projects connect to a big crowd of potential funders.

Three Exciting Artists in Residence Bring their Vision to EveryLibrary in 2019

Three Exciting Artists in Residence Bring their Vision to EveryLibrary in 2019 VersAnnette Blackman-Bosia, Brandon Monokian, and Rachal Duggan will create original art and performance reflecting on libraries, politics, and community life for this unique Artist in Residence program.

We made it easier to launch a petition on our action sites!

Is your school or public library being threatened with budget cuts? Is there a compelling piece of legislation in your state that would support or disrupt library services? Are there organizations or government agencies that are disrupting library services, programs, or events? If so, then let us help!

Three More Wins Last Night and Now 101 Library Campaigns

We are celebrating three Election Day wins for libraries last night and we have now helped over 100 libraries at the ballot box in the last six years!

EveryLibrary Political Director Wins “40 Under 40” Award

EveryLibrary is excited to announce that Patrick “PC” Sweeney has been honored as a “40 Under 40” award winner by the American Association of Political Consultants (AAPC).

School Library Focus at SXSWEDU 2019

The EveryLibrary leadership team presented two sessions at SXSWEDU 2019, a major national education policy conference in Austin this past week.

Voters Approve a New Addition To the Charlotte Library in Vermont

We were extremely proud to support the Charlotte Library in Vermont as they went to the voters on Tuesday, March 5th, 2019. This campaign would support half the cost of the construction of an addition to the Charlotte Library so that the small library could expand and better serve its community. It passed by a 63% margin at 629 to 236.

National E-Ship Week Webinar – Libraries and Incubators 2019

EveryLibrary was proud to be the library coordinating partner for National Entrepreneurship Week, a congressionally chartered campaign to highlight and encourage startups, small businesses, and entrepreneurial ventures.

A Big Win in Iowa!

We are excited to announce that the campaign to keep school librarians from being “optional” in Iowa State Senate Bill 1190 in Iowa was wildly successful and the language was removed from the bill. In less than 12 hours over 500 people across the state of Iowa signed the petition. Your actions made this possible!

Win for School Libraries in Georgia

Thank you to everyone who voiced your support for media specialists and all certified educators to be part of the pay raise!