ULC Movers & Shakers

March 18th, 2013

Library Journal is rolling out names of the 50 leaders who make up the 2013 Movers & Shakers roster.  

Congratulations to these ULC members whose pioneering work is recognized!

  • Susan Anderson-Newham is the Early Learning Supervising Librarian at the Pierce County Library System , WA. In that role, she has expanded the library's three core early education programs into 30 different training sessions to PCLSsupport early education, reaching over 1,700 parents and caregivers to date.  Susan has also created a program called B.L.O.C.K.S (Blocks Let Our Children Know Science), a hands-on approach to building literacy, math and cognitive skills of infants, toddlers and pre-schoolers. ULC recognized Susan's work in 2011 with a Top Innovators Award!

  • Mikael Jacobson is the Supervisor of Adult Computer Labs at Skokie Public Library, IL. He oversees the library's Digital Media Lab and, according to his colleague, ToSPLby Greenwalt, "Mick is working to show the library's ability as the creative heart of the village."  Mick has created an online oral history project, Skokie Stories, and launched a film festival, Skokie in Motion, that features patron-made movies.