Whether it is a national gathering at the ULC Annual Forum, the biennial Partners for Success Conference, and international gathering at NEXT Library Conference or a local meet-up at a Membership Reception, ULC has events and learning opportunities throughout the year to help you grow.

July 22nd, 2015 | 11am-12pm PT | 12-1pm MT | 1-2pm CT | 2-3pm ET
Since Edge launched in 2013, 87 ULC member libraries completed the Edge Assessment and engaged the Edge Toolkit. This session will provide a unique opportunity for both current and potential ULC Edge users to learn from the experiences of libraries at all stages of participation in Edge. Participants will gain a better understanding of the need to continually assess and improve public access technology. Presenters will also share the importance of using quantifiable data to demonstrate both library value and library need, as well as cultivating and maintaining relationships with community partners. Read More ›

July 28th, 2015 | 9-10 am PT | 10-11 am MT | 11 am-12 pm CT | 12-1 pm ET
Join your colleagues from the Richmond Public Library as they discuss their joint work to improve early childhood education opportunities in Richmond and the key contributions of the library. Presenters will share details about the critical contributions libraries are making towards achieving early education outcomes. They will also share the successes and challenges of building and becoming part of the community’s early learning coalition and the key to sustaining the work. Read More ›

October 29th - October 30th, 2015
We look forward to bringing together leaders from multiple community sectors to identify, share and develop new approaches and solutions to the tough social issues facing our communities. Read More ›