This Week at ULC
Newsletter | February 26, 2020
MEMBER NEWS ROUNDUP
Skip Auld Named Grand Marshal for Annapolis Pride Parade
Anne Arundel County Public Library

Anne Arundel County Public Library CEO Skip A uld has been named as the grand marshal for the second-annual Annapolis Pride Parade, coming up on June 27. Annapolis Pride Chair and Founder Jeremy Browning noted that Auld has “never wavered in his commitment to creating libraries that are open, welcoming and accepting places for all, especially for young people.”
"Teacher in the Library" Offers Free Homework Help
Milwaukee Public Library

Nine branches in the Milwaukee Public Library system now offer a new “Teacher in the Library” program for children in first through eighth grades. Each week, students come to the library after school hours for free homework assistance from certified teachers in math, science and other subjects.
Helping Young Readers Discover Canadian Authors
Kitchener Public Library

To celebrate the first-ever I Read Canadian Day earlier this month, Kitchener Public Library created a new, interactive map for patrons. Each map marker links to an available book written by an author who was born, grew up or resides in the marked Canadian region or town.
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Library's Role in Bridging the Middle School STEM Equity Gap
Panel Discussion
February 28 | 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. CT

ULC Director of Strategic Initiatives Jennifer Blenkle leads a session designed to offer best practices for libraries to build middle school STEM programs and partnerships.
Leveraging Partnerships to Serve Immigrants and Refugees
Panel Discussion
February 29 | 9:30-10:30 a.m. CT

ULC Director of Communications Curtis Rogers moderates a panel of library leaders who will share best practices on how to leverage partnerships in serving immigrant and refugee populations.​
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