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The Cooperative Children's Book Center opened its doors for the first time on June 23, 1963, in its original location under the dome on the fourth floor of the Wisconsin State Capitol. We celebrated 50 years of the CCBC from June 2013 - June 2014.



CCBC 50th Anniversary Gala Dinner and Sixteenth Charlotte Zolotow Lecture. Held October 17, 2013

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View slide show of banquet
. (PDF. Scroll to advance slides)


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Photo: J. Matzner

CCBC History Slide Show

Take a tour through the past 50 years

(PDF. Scroll to advance slides)

CCBC in the 1970s

"Feeling Back into Childhood": The Picture Books of Charlotte Zolotow
Presentation by CCBC librarian Megan Schliesman. (Click on link to view.)

This presentation offers a brief look at Charlotte Zolotow's picture book writing and her extraordinary ability to reflect the emotional lives and concerns of young children.



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50 Years and Counting


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