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Webinar: Summer Learning Starts Now!  

February 17, 2015, 9-10 am PT|10-11 am MT|11 am-12 pm CT|12-1 pm ET 


Public libraries are the center of summertime education opportunities for all ages. Libraries are transitioning traditional summer reading programs into new learning pathways. Join us to hear from libraries piloting summer learning programs.

Register here.
Save the Date: 2015 ULC Annual Forum 

June 25-26, 2015 

San Jose, CA



Save the Date: 2015 Partners for Success Conference  
October 29-30, 2015
San Diego, CA 
ULC Presenting at NCFL
Join ULC and ULC members at the National Center for Families Learning conference March 16-18 in Houston, TX. Learn from experts and make connections across literacy organizations, libraries and schools. If you can't make the trip to Houston, consider joining the national webcast on March 17. Details can be found here. ULC and NCFL will be leading the session at the conference titled Putting the Pieces Together: Library-community Partnerships to Lead Learning. 

USAC Tip of the Day
Don't miss USAC's Tip of the Day page for FCC E-rate Form filing. provides comprehensive program information complete with a countdown for 2015 filing. Don't miss out on this significant revenue opportunity for your library!  

New Leadership Brief: Partners for Education  
Want to talk about education with your business leaders and city and county officials? ULC's Partners for Education Leadership Brief highlights the unique educational assets that libraries contribute in their communities. Download ULC's latest Leadership Brief here (PDF) to share with your officials the critical role public libraries play in supporting education in your community.

New Education Leaders e-Discussion Group    

ULC just launched an e-Discussion group to spark conversation about education and learning as a primary focus of the work of public libraries. Email Katherine Behrens, ULC's Membership Programs Executive, to join.

E-rate Modernization Infographic: How to Get One for Your System

If you would like ULC to develop a graphic similar to Boston Public Library's (right), please send Katherine Bates, ULC's Senior Program Manager, the number of locations and square footage of your public space. We will be happy to customize this for your library. 

Maker Space Trailer Available 

Are you looking for increased space for your maker area? Contact Robert Shalett about a lightly-used, ready to go maker trailer. If you would like to add your maker activities to our website, please email Robert. 


Kent District Library Joins ULC



Please join us in welcoming our newest member, Kent District Library (KDL), to the ULC family. We look forward to working with KDL and connecting the library's work to that of our other members and partners.


PCPL Saluted by County Administrator   

Member Pima County Public Library was recently recognized in a letter in the Foothills News as a "vital worker and small business owner training and education centers." Read the article here.
ULC is seeking a senior professional to lead ULC's national programs and research related to education and learning.

To learn more, click here.


Are you taking advantage of our e-Discussion groups? Join other ULC members to share insights and innovations and to ask questions to your peers. Members with cross-function responsibilities are welcome to join multiple discussion groups. See a full list of groups and request to be added here.  


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