Posts in category votelibraries 2016

Using #VoteLibraries to Communicate w...

I wanted to share a story with you about the East Fishkill Public Library and how they found our #votelibraries images online and used them in a recent successful library budget vote. While we’ve worked on dozens of other library campaigns this year, I hadn’t met East Fishkill’s director Gloria Goverman until after their October […]

VoteLibraries Images for Every Campai...

EveryLibrary’s mission is to build voter support for libraries. Last year, we took that a new level when we commissioned a series copyright free VoteLibraries posters and images for any library campaign to use. It’s a thrill to see VoteLibraries being used by library campaigns all across the country, especially in small communities without a lot […]

What would he have done without a lib...

One day I helped a man print out his W2 and last 6 paychecks. He spoke a little English and I spoke a little Spanish but together we were able to communicate what he needed. He did not know how to use a computer so I helped him learn how to click the mouse, where […]

Super Tuesday – #VoteLibraries

The top of the ticket matters on Super Tuesday. We’re talking about and voting on who will be the next President. It is on everyone’s mind and it is all over the news. It is a primary election. It is inherently partisan. It is a discussion of ideas and ideals, ideally. So why do we […]

#votelibraries New Hampshire

How healthy is our local democracy? Libraries are at the center of learning, business development, and community outcomes all across New Hampshire. Our libraries support a democratic exchange and engagement – but not just every 4 years for meeting the candidates. Day in and day out, New Hampshire libraries help our towns to come together and our citizens to […]

Congressional Scorecard on Libraries

The American Library Association’s team from the Washington Office have published their 2015 “ALA Legislative Scorecard” for both the US House and Senate.  Several key pieces of federal legislation about libraries move in 2015, and it’s important to know how the people you are voting to send to Washington view our issues. Some actions like IAL and LSTA […]

VoteLibraries 2016 – State by S...

EveryLibrary today announces VoteLibraries 2016, a public-facing marketing and awareness campaign during this year’s primary election season designed to build voter support for libraries. Starting with the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday, February 9th and running state by state through Election Days in June, EveryLibrary will be placing paid #votelibraries messaging via social media in […]