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May 4th, 2016
The Edmonton Public Library (EPL) project Capital City Records: Edmonton Local Music has been named 2016 recipient of the Canadian Library Association (CLA)/OCLC Award for Innovative Technology. Capital City Records is Canada's first public library digital local music collection and interactive tool for celebrating local music history. Read More ›

April 27th, 2016
Last week, the Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN) announced the City Hosts for the second cohort of its Digital Inclusion Fellowship Program and ULC is proud to announce that ULC member libraries have been selected as Hosts in seven out of the eleven cities in the initiative. The cohort consists of 22 host organizations (two in each city) that are now accepting applications for Fellows to help build localized digital literacy and broadband adoption initiatives. Read More ›

April 27th, 2016
Louisville Free Public Library (LFPL) was recently selected as the first place recipient of the 2016 LibraryAware Community Award presented by Library Journal and funded by LibraryAware, a product of EBSCO Publishing's NoveList Division. LFPL is one of five libraries to receive the award, which recognizes communities that engage with their libraries to improve the lives of their citizens and create lifelong learners and library users. ULC members New York Public Library, Queens Library and Brooklyn Public Library were also named LibraryAware Community Award honorees. Read More ›

April 13th, 2016
Over 75 participants joined ULC Director of Education and Learning Initiatives Emily Samose, Leslie Gabay-Swanston, director of community system building at the National Summer Learning Association (NSLA), and leaders from four ULC member libraries as they led an interactive preconference session at the 2016 PLA conference focused on Powerful Partnerships for Powerful Summers. Read More ›