New report from the Aspen Institute highlights how public libraries can drive innovation and help transform communities.Read more »
Congratulations to this year's Top Innovators. See the 2014 Top Innovators publication to learn more about these award-winning libraries.Read more »
Read the latest ULC leadership brief to learn how libraries can take a more central role in designing and delivering high-quality learning programs in our communities.Read More »
ULC libraries: community hubs for education, economic/workforce development, sustainability.2014 Online Learning »
ULC leads initiatives to improve public access technology and foster digital learning for communities.Learn about ULC initiatives »
November 5-6, 2014 in Washington, D.C., ULC Member Technology Leaders met to discuss the latest tech issues facing public libraries across the country. During the meeting, participants shared how technology drives innovative opportunities enhancing library services for communities. Representatives from the Universal Service Administrative Company's (USAC) E Rate Team, including CEO Chris Henderson, spoke at the meeting about the E-Rate modernization effort, and USAC's goal of maximizing the cost effectiveness of the program while making the application process fast, simple and efficient.
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 >>