Building Connected Communities

ULC's latest brief highlights how libraries, as technology leaders, can bridge digital divides, enhance digital literacy and support community priorities.

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Read the latest ULC Leadership Brief, "Building Connected Communities"
Read the latest ULC Leadership Brief, "Building Connected Communities"

2015 Leaders Partnering for Success

Thank you to all those who joined us in San Diego for this opportunity to initiate an important discussion on community collaboration and social innovation.

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Learn how public libraries can effect change through social innovation and community collaboration
Learn how public libraries can effect change through social innovation and community collaboration

Edge Strengthens Libraries

Edge featured in the cover story for the September 2015 issue of ICMA's Public Management (PM) Magazine.

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Learn about Edge in "Strengthening the Library's Strategic Role."
Learn about Edge in "Strengthening the Library's Strategic Role."

Urban Libraries Council Celebrates Public Library Leadership

The Urban Libraries Council (ULC) announced the recipients of the 2015 Joey Rodger Leadership, Urban Leader and Executive Board Leadership awards at a special celebration during the 2015 ULC Leaders Partnering for Success conference in San Diego. The awards recognize transformative leadership that advances the impact and strategic role of public libraries in communities across North America.

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Visit the ULC Awards Page for more information >>

 

INSPIRING LIBRARIES.
TRANSFORMING COMMUNITIES.

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 >>

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New ULC Leadership Brief Highlights the Library's Role as a Community Technology Leader › ULC is excited to announce the release of our latest Leadership Brief, "Building…
Urban Libraries Council Celebrates Public Library Leadership › The Urban Libraries Council (ULC) announced the recipients of the 2015 Joey Rodg…
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