July 18, 2017

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Federally Funded Afterschool Programs Safe—for Now

While funding for certain afterschool programs was preserved in the spending bill signed April 28, the President’s budget is still aiming for elimination of these funds long-term.

Librarians Mobilize for Equity Under the Trump Administration

Facing policies that threaten their service models, core values, and federal funding, librarians voice concerns—and mobilize.

An Inside Look at Librarians, Schools, and the Political Climate

Librarians around the country share how their workday has changed post-election.

Goal: Bury the White House in Books

Responding to President Trump’s statement that he does not read books, a grassroots group is encouraging people to send ones to the White House for Valentine’s Day.

After Travel Ban, Schools and Libraries Reassure Students and Families

Schools pledge support to families, public libraries throw open their doors, and students commit acts of kindness while monitoring bullying.