WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2013
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THE LATEST FROM ULC
UPCOMING EVENTS
Partners for Success: Libraries Leading Learning
November 12-14, Seattle, WA
#ULCPartners

The 2013 Partners Conference is fast approaching! Don't miss this dynamic gathering of learning experts, philanthropic executives, local government, community and library leaders. View the complete agenda and program highlights. Register now!   


Thursday, October 24, One-Hour Webinar
#ULCWebinar

Find out how and why The Seattle Public Library created a strategic framework for partnerships. City Librarian Marcellus Turner and Community Partnerships Director Chance Hunt will share key elements of their new partnership with Seattle Public Schools that will support implementation of the new common core standards curriculum. Read more and register!
INITIATIVE UPDATE

In preparation for the national rollout in January 2014, ULC members have been testing the Edge Initiative (#LibraryEdge). A list of ULC's early adopters, up-to-date information about the Initiative and additional information about the Edge toolkit that will be available to you early next year can all be found on the ULC website. 
NEWS AND RESOURCES
Collective Impact is a term of art that refers to the results that arise from effective multi-sector initiatives targeted to social change. FSG, a nonprofit consulting firm that specializes in strategy, evaluation and research, is building a Collective Impact community of practice that should include library leaders. Find our more and participate!

Now is the time to start working on 2014 Summer Learning Programs. A great place to start is the National Summer Learning Association's upcoming conference, Summer Changes Everything, in Orlando, FL, November 11-13. This conference features leading experts on the benefits of high-quality summer learning programs as well as practitioners who know what works. Learn more and send your staff!
MEMBER HIGHLIGHTS
INNOVATIONS HIGHLIGHT
Limitless Libraries is a collaborative program between the Nashville Public Library and Metro Nashville Public Schools that provides more than 80,000 students and 7,000 access to a wealth of resources. Find out how they did it.

Discover a treasure trove of imaginative approaches to every aspect of library programs, services and operations. There is something for everyone! Every Innovations submission that ULC has received since 2010 is gathered in ULC's Innovations Resource Center. Click on Innovations now.

 

 


















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