Made up of today's library leaders & supporters, the ULC Board provides strategic oversight, industry perspective & vision that guides the continued evolution of ULC.Read their bios »
Congratulations to this year's Top Innovators! View the 2014 Top Innovators publication & see what ULC public libraries are successfully implementing across North America.Read more »
El Paso City Manager Joyce Wilson and El Paso Public Library Director Dionne Mack discuss the value of public libraries.Watch the video »
ULC libraries: community hubs for education, economic/workforce development, sustainability.2014 Online Learning »
ULC leads initiatives to improve public access technology & foster digital learning for communities.Learn about ULC initiatives »
This weekend, you may see a delay in email response from ULC staff. Our move to Washington, DC includes moving our servers. This disruption may affect our email system. We will receive emails, but won’t be able to respond until Monday morning. You can also reach us by phone during regular business hours. Our main line is: 202-572-1023.
We will continue to keep you up to date on our transition in this space. Thanks for your patience!
As the process to modernize the US E-Rate program continues, ULC has submitted a letter to the FCC underscoring two critical points. The first affirms the essential role of the library as a 21st century educational institution. The second point emphasizes that all public libraries, no matter the location or size, require immediate and comprehensive support in acquiring broadband connectivity. Read and share these vital E-Rate resources >>
The Urban Libraries Council (ULC), founded in 1971, is a membership association of leading public library systems in the U.S. and Canada. While ULC libraries primarily represent urban and suburban settings, lessons from their work are widely adapted by libraries of all sizes, including those in rural settings. Read More >>