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January 10, 2022

EveryLibrary Two Reports Released by EveryLibrary Institute Reveals Inequity in Access to School Libraries, Challenges in Education System; EveryLibrary Issues Call-to-Action about ‘Educators for America Act’ and School Librarians. This month marks 20 years since President George W. Bush signed the No Child Left Behind Act into law. NCLB created a new framework for education which has remade public education in ways that still impact teaching and learning today. Prior to 2002, standardized testing was less prevalent at all grade levels and there was no standardized report card to measure successful or failing schools across the nation. It is worth remembering that after NCLB came into effect, we have seen a dramatic decrease in the number of school librarians at work for students in many states. The last several years have been a tumultuous time for school libraries. Just how tumultuous has been outlined in two reports recently released by EveryLibrary Institute. [Full Announcement].

December 17, 2021

EveryLibrary Independent literary site Book Riot will match donations up to $5,000 made by readers to non-profit EveryLibrary, to combat proposed censorship measures across the United States. From Monday, December 20 to Wednesday, December 22, Book Riot will be matching all donations made by our readers to EveryLibrary, up to $5,000 USD. These funds will be earmarked for anti-censorship efforts across the US. More specifically, they'll be used to identify and deploy a coalition of citizens like you who care about the right to read in communities where that freedom is being challenged: Everylibrary Giving Campaign. [Full Announcement].

November 16, 2021

EveryLibrary EveryLibrary Petition fights censorship, supports libraries. Proposed censorship measures in several states could lead to librarians facing criminal charges as a result of their commitment to free speech and access to library materials. Librarians around the United States are facing measures that mean that they may soon find themselves under attack for stocking books against racism and about the lives and experiences of LGBT Americans. [Full Announcement].

July 15, 2021

EveryLibrary The EveryLibrary Institute acquires is now a Social Enterprise venture of the EveryLibrary Institute, NFP, a non-partisan library-focused 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to the future of libraries and literacy across the globe. [Full Announcement].

March 12, 2021

EveryLibrary School Librarians Combat Second Wave of COVID Slide EveryLibrary Provides Support. COVID-19 disruptions have had an impact on students' performance since the start of the pandemic in 2020. News outlets and professional organizations around the world began reporting on how schools were transitioning during this time of emergency remote learning with success or a lack of based on the resources available to them at the time. Social media platforms were flooded with stories from within homes as the stay-at-home orders crept deeper into the daily lives of citizens across the world. [Full Announcement].

August 20, 2020

EveryLibrary The EveryLibrary Institute Presents: Library Advocacy and Funding Virtual Conference September 14-16th. The EveryLibrary Institute is a national 501c3 non-profit with a mission to support libraries and librarians in the United States and abroad, is proud to announce its first Library Advocacy and Funding Virtual Conference! This unique conference dedicated to libraries is bringing in hand-selected experts from a wide range of fields to train library workers, supporters, and organizations about building support for library funding and legislation. [Full Announcement].

May 1, 2019

EveryLibrary CILIP and EveryLibrary Institute announce new partnership for libraries. CILIP, the UK’s library and information association and the US-based Charitable Non-profit, the EveryLibrary Institute have announced an innovative new partnership to help librarians and information professionals across England build political support and improve future funding for libraries. The new partnership will harness the skills and networks of both organizations to transform the ability of public libraries to engage and demonstrate public support. Thanks to a generous grant from the Arts Council England, the project will allow CILIP to provide a new GDPR-compliant digital advocacy platform for library supporters. [Full Announcement].