2013 Press Releases

Seattle Public Library Champion Named 2013 ULC Urban Player >>

July 9, 2013
Susan Adkins, a longtime board member of The Seattle Public Library Foundation, has received ULC’s Urban Player Award in recognition of her civic leadership on behalf of the library as well as her commitment to expanding learning services, particularly for children. Read the full release >>


ULC Recognizes Two Library Leaders for Extraordinary Efforts >>

July 9, 2013
A Chattanooga library director who is ushering in significant innovation and a Seattle library champion who pushed for a secure stream of revenue received top awards at the 2013 Urban Libraries Council (ULC) Annual Forum.  Read the full release >>


Chattanooga Public Library Director Receives 2013 ULC Joey Rodger Leadership Award >>

July 8, 2013
ULC has presented Library Director Corinne Hill with the 2013 Joey Rodger Leadership Award & will attend the University of Houston’s Strategic Foresight program where she plans to focus on transformational change & collaborative leadership skills. Read the full release >>

ULC Awards Top Innovators >>

June 28, 2013
Winning initiatives demonstrate value & impact of public libraries in their communities. ULC's 2013 Top Innovators were selected by a panel of expert judges who considered more than 140 applications. In addition, for the first time ULC honored 3 libraries for their response to community crises: a hurricane, wildfires & a mass shooting. Read the full release >>