Across North America, public libraries are stepping up as leaders of democracy and civic engagement in their communities. In the lead up to ULC’s 2022 Annual Forum: Creating a Place for Democracy, ULC is spotlighting those courageous leaders in our Faces of Democracy campaign.
Discover how Toledo Lucas County Public Library's "Better Toledo: A Series" commits itself to the betterment of their community.
Learn more about the launch of the Luna Library, a special collection of children’s books within LPL’s catalog featuring titles by, for and about Black people named in memory of Kamaria Spaulding.
Jinnie Spiegler from the Anti-Defamation League outlines the impacts of book banning on children and the steps libraries can take to ensure free access to library materials.
Learn how Pima County Public Library celebrates and honor the culture, voice and linguistic heritage of their Latinx and Spanish-speaking communities in Pima County.
Discover how Howard County Library System's new Brave Voices, Brave Choices initiative is helping the library act on its commitment to move past statements and begin the work of creating a more just and equitable reality.
Discover how libraries can actively engage community members and intentionally elevate the critical conversations necessary for real change.
Discover how PCPL’s LGBTQ+ Services Committee ensures representation and equitable access through collection development and book displays, curated book lists, events and partnerships.
Discover how Kitchener Public Library developed an initiative that provides 2SLGBTQIA+ specific programming, collections and resources throughout the whole year.
Discover how Columbus Metropolitan Library committed to a strong and sustained effort to combat racial inequity in their organization and community, focusing on the Black experience specifically and making race conversations a priority.