The 2017 Urban Libraries Council Innovations Initiative showcases programs that provide lifelong learning opportunities, meet the unique needs of diverse audiences, leverage technology to connect people with each other and vital resources and address community issues. Today, the ULC website houses more than 1,400 leading practices that reflect library missions, strategies, achievements and community contributions. We thank you for contributing to this valuable resource.
2017 ULC Top Innovators
Workforce and Economic DevelopmentDallas Public Library: “GED Testing and Workforce Development Project”
Race and Social EquityMadison Public Library: “Hip-Hop Architecture Camp”
Civic and Community EngagementLexington Public Library: “On the Table Lex”
Health, Safety and SustainabilityArlington Public Library: “Energy Lending Library”
Organizational Change and Strategic ManagementLos Angeles Public Library: “Strategic Restructuring: Creating the 4th Division”
Learning: Birth through TeensCedar Rapids Public Library: “Summer Dare Everywhere”
Learning: AdultsSt. Louis County Library: “After Hours Computing”
CollectionsNew York Public Library: “MyLibraryNYC Special Collection for NYC Educators”
Customer ExperienceGwinnett County Public Library: “Restructuring Remote Customer Contact”
Positioning the LibraryStark County District Library: “Mobile Device SmartKits”
Take time to review, replicate and share these member Innovations.