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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 ›

July 16th, 2014
Grants in amounts ranging from $10k to $150k will be awarded for one-year projects that explore issues such as trust, privacy, safety & learning in today's online environment. Read More ›

July 16th, 2014
ULC is on the move. The Chicago office is packed up and on July 23 the Chicago staff extends its final good-byes to our amazing members and to each other. The movers are on their way, and the D.C. office is getting ready for your calls and visits. Read More ›

July 16th, 2014
On July 11, FCC Commissioners began the approval process to modernize the nation's E-Rate program. The current program will be maintained at $2 billion/year, with an additional $2 billion in funding over the next 2 years. Read More ›