Read Our 2020 Annual Report

The EveryLibrary Institute focused its resources and attention in 2020 on both the individuals who staff libraries and the institutions themselves. This was a necessary and natural response to the COVID-related crisis facing individual library workers from public, academic, and school libraries as well as the disruptions and dislocations facing our institutions in the United States and abroad. 

5 Featured Webinars to Watch

Come take a look at some of the webinars you might have missed. Here at our Webinars on Demand we have the goods on marketing, advocacy and engagement, and some fresh information on Digital Public Library of America’s free resources and their app. Register and watch any of these webinars at your convenience to get advice on engagement, outreach and even some tips on running for office!  

Call for Articles - The Political Librarian Spring/Summer 2021

We are happy to issue a call for original article, opinion pieces, and whitepapers for the Spring/Summer issue of The Political Librarian. 

New Report: Factors of Success for Libraries on the Ballot 2014 - 2018

There is a tremendous amount of speculation about the internal and external factors that potentially influence the outcome for a library on Election Day. In “Factors of Success for Libraries on the Ballot” report, we analyze over 700 library elections between 2014 and 2018 across 50 variables taken from the IMLS Public Library Survey and the American Community Survey from the US Census Bureau to determine what, if any, factors are determinants of success.

In the News - 2020 Edition

The EveryLibrary Institute was featured in library trade publications and the popular press throughout 2020 for our research projects and thought-leadership focusing on the future of libraries and our support for library workers and librarians in crisis through the HALO Fund. 

Please Support The EveryLibrary Institute and Your Gift Will Go Twice As Far

Several longtime, dedicated supporters together with new friends of ELI have generously offered to match donations dollar-for-dollar up to $25,000. We are humbled and excited to have this support, and we hope you will want to join them in supporting ELI.

Help Library Workers with a Facebook Fundraiser

New Webinars on Demand from LAFCON

With LAFCON 2020 behind us and our next conference so far away, EveryLibrary Institute is keeping the momentum by releasing selections from the conference. Whether you want some quick tips on community engagement, to dig in on affecting policy making, or to learn how to step up your booklist game, we have our first batch out now for you to peruse.

Get inspired with advanced advocacy and outreach ideas!

Get inspired with fresh advocacy and outreach ideas! More presentations from this year’s Library Advocacy and Funding Conference are up now on Webinars on Demand to help you reach out and involve your community. Start building today for better funding and support tomorrow. A variety of topics lets you learn how to make the biggest impact with limited resources

Earn your HALO

EveryLibrary Institute is proud to participate in #GivingTuesday, the global day of giving that celebrates the spirit of the holiday season by asking donors to give back to library workers in need.