Wisconsin Library Heritage Center

The Wisconsin Library Heritage Center is a program of the Wisconsin Library Association Foundation promoting understanding and appreciation of the history of libraries and librarianship in Wisconsin.

Subscribe to feed Viewing entries tagged CCBC

Children's Library for Adults Celebrates 50 Years

Posted by Larry Nix
Larry Nix
Larry Nix has not set their biography yet
User is currently offline
on Wednesday, October 23, 2013
in Special libraries

Cooperative Children's Book Center

For fifty years the Cooperative Children's Book Center (CCBC) in Madison, WI has been assisting librarians, teachers, and parents with the selection of the best books for children. The CCBC has been celebrating this milestone with a number of activities this year including a gala dinner on October 17th and a special display (see above) at the Center. The CCBC opened on the fourth floor of the State Capitol on June 23, 1963. The "Cooperative" in its name is based on its original establishment as a cooperative project of the Division of Library Services in the Department of Public Instruction, the School of Library & Information Studies (SLIS) of the University of Wisconsin, and the UW School of Education. Currently it is administered solely by the UW School of Education. It is now located at UW-SLIS. The CCBC was established for the following purposes: 1) provide a centralized children's book collection; 2) provide a historical collection of children's books; 3) provide training in evaluating children's literature; 4) aid libraries, teachers, parents in making wise and economical book selections; and 5) develop adult interest in children's literature. The CCBC's current vision also includes advocating for the First Amendment rights of children and young adults. The CCBC has been a national leader in promoting quality multi-cultural literature for children. Happy 50th birthday CCBC!

This article also appeared on The Library History Buff Blog.

Categories

Popular Tags

Delia Ovitz Campaign for Wisconsin Libraries American Library Association Library War Service traveling libraries Pinback buttons CCBC 27 Hall of Fame 2008 Clinton Public Library Special libraries WHCLIS Postcards Parcel post library exhibit Hall of Fame 2018 Library Systems Lowell W. Wilson Hall Ripon Public Library J. D. Witter Kimberly-Little Chute Public Library Brown Deer Public Library Bookmobiles library education background Orrilla Blackshear Hall of Fame 2018 School of Library and Information Studies Helen Adams Ice Storm anniversaries American Library Association Library Trustees Wisconsin Federation of Women's Clubs Events & Meetings UW-Milwaukee School of Information Studies 21 State Law Library Academic Libraries 10 caly film campaign Soughton Public Library Gertrude Thurow Library e trav Irene W. Newman 24 Appleton Public Library Events WAAL Tower Hill Wisconsin Public libraries Increase A. Lapham campa Public libraries Clarence Brown Lester Postcards Campaign bookworm James Huff Stout WLA 125 Campaign for Wisconsin Libraries Governor's Conference on Library and Information Services Cornelia Marving Pierce Black River Falls Public Library state historical society 28 Katharine MacDonald Jones Library people John Miller Chancellor Campaign for Wisconsin Libraries Hall of Fame 2015 22 Wisconsin Library Bulletin Meter mail slogans Historical Register buil archives Hall of Fame 2016 Eratus Swift Wilcox Sandra Friedman Dolnick Wisconsin Literary Travel Guide Library Artifacts Marketing-Publicity Middleton Public Library Hall of Fame 2015 Marjorie Sornson Malmberg McMillan Memorial Library Hall of Fame 2009 cam library memorabilia Hall of Fame 2017 COLAND presentations Milwaukee Art Museum WWI Library War Service Library Buildings DeForest Area Public Library books-by-mail Milwaukee Public Library Larry T. Nix Portage Public Library Capitol Fire 1904 Robert Bocher Wisconsin Free Library Commission Public library systems ca Jerome P. Daniels library legislation Brown Deer Public Library Ruby Roeder Lucy E. Smith Morris Anniversaries Woman's Congress 11 Beloit Public Library Hall of Fame 2013 Charles Bunge Library people Postcards Hall of Fame 2015 Bernard Schwab Madison Public Library Gerald A. Somers Rusk County Community Library White House Conference on Library and Information Services Digital Collections Campaign Wisconsin Rapids bed and breakfast campaign caly film Wisconsin State Normal School-Milwaukee Oshkosh Public Library Wayne A. Wiegand Carnegie libraries Gilbert H. Doane Hartford Public Library Sarah Janice Kee Anniversaries Hall fo Fame 2012 Hall of Fame 2012 Matthew S. Dudgeon I Love Libraries Library Buidlings Pewaukee Public Library Academic Librarians Manitowoc Public Library People Suring Area Public Library Centennial Bob Bochfer UW-Milwaukee Libraries membership libraries Carl Spitzweg Campaign for Wisconsin Libraries Hall of Fame 2012 National Library Week Hall of Fame 2011 Postcards Peter G. Hamon Hall of Fame 2014 S. Janice Kee Zona Gale James Duane Doty campaign Wisconsin Library Trustees and Friends Jane K. Billings Wilbur Lyle Eberhart 14 T. B. Scott Free Public Library WLA 125 WLA 125 Inform Wisconsin Campaign for Wisconsin Libraries Frank Avery Hutchins Hall of Fame 2010 Nolan I. Neds Cooperative Children's Book Center Klaus Linderfelt caly film Wisconsin State Law Library Wisconsin Library Association William J. Wilson Wisconsin Library Heritage Center Edward Asahel Birge Brown County Library Publications National Bookmobile Day Campaign Lutie Stearns Exhibits Lutie Eugenia Stearns Hall of Fame 2015 Richard E. Krug Amer 20 Library History Milwaukee Public Library Elroy Public Library Ruth Ann Montgomery Library celebrations Buttons Library People School libraries WLA 125 23 Campaing for Wisconsin Libraries Council on Library and Network Development Dorothea M. Krause Beaver Dam Public Library Wisconsin Free Library Commission Wisconsin Association of Academic Librarians Superior Carnegie Libraries Cam Eager Free Public Library Association of Library Trustees Advocates and Friends Hall of Fame 2012 Dianne McAfee Hopkins Wisconsin Historical Society John J. Jax Hall of Fame 2015 World War I Black River Falls Uncategorized Louise S. Robbins UW-Madison school of library and information studies Events & Meetings Evansville Wisconsin hall of

Wisconsin Library Association Foundation Logo