You Can Take Action on Legislation Impacting Libraries in 2024

EveryLibrary is monitoring state legislation during the 2024 session that would limit Americans' freedom to read and think for themselves.

Yes, Florida Tried to Ban the Dictionary!

If an article began stating that the dictionary had been banned in Florida for containing offensive language, you would be right to assume it was a satire piece. Instead, it is the absurd, unfortunate reality we find ourselves in.

Citizen Bane: A Librarian's Primer on Sovereign Citizens

A little patience, respect, and active listening can go a long way.

What’s So Special about Special Libraries?

You just might find a library centered around your favorite topic!

How Libraries Help Anchor Moving Families

Wherever life takes you, you’ll find a library there for your family!

How Libraries Function in Small Communities

Rural towns depend on the resources public libraries provide.

Exploring the Freckle Project

Knowing why people read what they read impacts future library services and resources.

No, book banners are not protecting children. They're getting them drunk and punching them.

The rallying cry of book banners nation wide is always the same.  “We’re doing it to protect the children!” they proclaim.  Yes, all their efforts to rip books—books!—away from students and kids is in a tireless effort to protect them from the dangerous contents of libraries.  So they say.

Not Sure How to Best Spend Your Day of Service This Year?

Talk to your librarian for ideas about what help is needed in your community.

You Can Count on Your Library during Winter Weather Emergencies

Libraries are vital community hubs providing a safe place to stay warm and access the internet during severe winter storms.