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October 29th, 2014
October 29, 2014 – The National Endowment for the Arts is inviting grant applications for The Big Read, a national initiative designed to restore reading to the center of American culture. Read More ›

October 29th, 2014
October 29. 2014 – With the support of 920 backers, the Kickstarter campaign for Free for All: Inside the Public Library exceeded its fundraising goal with a final tally of $79,720. Read More ›

September 23rd, 2014
Washington, DC, September 23, 2014 – The Urban Libraries Council (ULC), as the lead agency, has received funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to partner with the National Summer Learning Association (NSLA). Read More ›

July 22nd, 2014
Joan and Irwin Jacobs, philanthropists and civic leaders have received the Urban Libraries Council’s 2014 Urban Player Award in recognition of their instrumental support and advocacy that propelled construction of the new San Diego Central Library, enabling it to open in September 2013 debt-free, with no City bonds, general fund dollars or new taxes. In total, the Jacobs contributed $30 million to the $185 million project and leveraged an additional $35 million in contributions from individuals, corporations and foundations. Read More ›