2016 Press Releases

Urban Libraries Council Celebrates Public Library Leadership

October 19, 2016
The Urban Libraries Council (ULC) recently announced the recipients of the 2016 Joey Rodger Leadership and Urban Leader Awards at a special celebration during the 2016 ULC Annual Forum in Kansas City. The awards recognize transformative leadership that advance the impact and strategic role of public libraries in communities across North America.
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Innovative Public Libraries Win Awards for Creative and Inventive Approaches to Community Issues

October 7, 2016
Addressing citywide racial equity, helping adults earn a high school diploma, partnering with small businesses to provide training to help them succeed – these are just a few of the initiatives being led by some of most creative and innovative public libraries in North America. The Urban Libraries Council (ULC) recently recognized 20 public libraries as Top Innovators for programs, services and operating practices that have made a significant impact on those they serve and their communities.
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