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June 8th, 2016
The Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library (TSCPL) has been named the 2016 Gale/Library Journal Library of the Year in recognition of the Library's central role as a convener and leader for addressing the most pressing issues in its community, from battling poverty to increasing broadband access. Read More ›

June 1st, 2016
In a White House ceremony held earlier today, First Lady Michelle Obama presented the Brooklyn Public Library and Madison Public Library with the 2016 National Medal for Museum and Library Service on behalf of the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). Read More ›

May 25th, 2016
The National Summer Learning Association (NSLA), one of ULC's key partners, will celebrate National Summer Learning Day on Thursday, July 14, to raise awareness of the importance of summer learning and recognize the work of the many organizations that #keepkidslearning. Read More ›

May 25th, 2016
Last week, ULC Director for Education and Learning Initiatives Emily Samose spoke on a panel titled "Afterschool Initiatives to Promote STEM Learning" at a convening of the National Afterschool Association's (NAA) Corporate Advisory Board. The meeting, called "2025 Workforce Diversity: Utilizing Afterschool Programs to Reach the Future," took place at the Google offices in Washington, DC, and involved representatives from Google, Discovery Education, Campbell's, the Institute for Youth, Education and Families at the National League of Cities (NLC), the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and many others. Read More ›