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It’s Friday, and let’s face it, you don’t really want to be filling out that report. Why not take 10 minutes and sign some petitions to support libraries? State New York New Jersey Increase Per Capita State Aid for

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Giving Tuesday & ULU

If you are not familiar with Giving Tuesday it is a great way to lead up to the holiday of Thanksgiving and a strong response to the consumer excess of Black Friday. The idea is that on the Tuesday before

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ULU Needs To ReCharge Our Batteries: Fall Fundraiser

Urban Librarians Unite has been growing in leaps and bounds over the last year. We have more programs, more input, more advocacy, and more trainings than we have ever had before. It’s been electrifying. Highlights of what we are doing

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24hr Read-In Is Back, And This Year We’re Turning Five!

We can hardly believe it ourselves, but this June, for the fifth consecutive year, we’re hosting our 24-hour Read-In on the steps of the Central Brooklyn Public Library. From year to year, we’ve gotten the whole shebang a little more

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New Yorkers Love Their Libraries

New York City loves its libraries. People are passionate about them, they feel a connection to their libraries, and have a deep personal ownership over them. New Yorkers don’t like to have their libraries messed with. They want them to

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