2015 Leaders Partnering for Success

Join us October 29-30, 2015 in San Diego as we identify, share and develop new approaches and solutions to the tough social issues facing our communities.

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Gather your team of community leaders and register today!
Gather your team of community leaders and register today!

2015 Innovations Initiative

We are thrilled to showcase the work of our 2015 Top Innovators, Honorable Mentions and all of ULC's leading library members.

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Check out our 2015 Library Innovations!
Check out our 2015 Library Innovations!

Partners for Education

Download the latest ULC brief on how libraries are natural partners with key community leaders meeting 21st century education needs.

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Read the latest ULC Leadership Brief, "Partners for Education"
Read the latest ULC Leadership Brief, "Partners for Education"

Discounts for Urban Libraries

How much does the new E-rate discount mean for urban libraries?

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Learn about the E-rate discounts for urban libraries
Learn about the E-rate discounts for urban libraries

ULC Now Accepting Applications for the
Joey Rodger Leadership Award

We are excited to announce that ULC is now accepting applications for the Joey Rodger Leadership Award!

The Joey Rodger Leadership Award, in the amount of $5,000, provides a library CEO/director or senior manager of a ULC member library with an opportunity to strengthen his/her skills through a structured professional development undertaking. The award may be used to attend an established leadership development program or pursue an individualized program that involves working with a leadership development expert/mentor.

The deadline for applications is Monday, August 31, 2015. The winner will be notified in mid-September and the award will be presented at a special Awards Celebration during the 2015 Leaders Partnering for Success Conference, October 29-30, in San Diego, California. Please confirm your availability to be present to accept the award before submitting an application.


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 >>

News & Announcements
President Obama Celebrates STEM Education and Innovation at White House Science Fair › On March 23, 2015 President Obama celebrated student winners from science, techn…
Powerful Collaborations: Library-School-Community Partnerships › On March 17, 2015, the National Center for Families Learning Summit hosted a ses…
USAC Extends 2015 E-rate Application Deadline to April 16, 2015 › On Thursday, March 12, 2015 the Universal Service Administration Company (USAC)…
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2015 Leaders Partnering for Success - Social Innovation: Raising the Bar › We look forward to bringing together leaders from multiple community sectors to…