This is a love letter to our community — a celebration of what we’ve built together and a commitment to keep fighting for the safety and liberation we know is possible in our libraries.

We began organizing together during the international uprisings in defense of Black lives this summer. We have experienced and witnessed police violence, racial profiling, and harassment in our communities and in our libraries. It is a crisis we cannot turn away from. We ourselves did not feel safe in libraries where police are present, and we knew we had to do something about it.

Here is…

Libraries for All STL

Libraries for All STL is a multiracial coalition of library workers and community members who believe Black Lives Matter in our libraries.

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