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Cooperative Children’s Book Center (CCBC)

The CCBC is a unique and vital gathering place for books, ideas, and expertise in the field of children’s and young adult literature. The CCBC is a noncirculating examination, study, and research library for Wisconsin school and public librarians, teachers, early childhood care providers, university students, and others interested in children’s and young adult literature. The CCBC is part of the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Education, and receives additional support from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. More about the CCBC.

Book of the Week


  • Christopher Myers to Deliver 2021 Charlotte Zolotow Lecture September 30

    Artist, author, and editor Christopher Myers will deliver the 2021 Charlotte Zolotow Lecture on Thursday evening, September 30, at 7:30 pm, in Great Hall, Memorial Union, on the UW-Madison campus. Mr. Myers is the author …

  • CCBC Stats Featured on CBS This Morning

    CCBC Director Kathleen T. Horning was interviewed along with author Renée Watson as part of a story on CBS This Morning on the importance of diverse books. The story also featured the CCBC diversity statistics.

  • CCBC Open By Appointment This Summer

    Beginning Monday, June 7, the CCBC will be open by appointment to individuals on a limited basis Monday – Friday.  We will follow UW-Madison COVID policies for summer and all visitors must also do so. …

  • Recent CCBC Web Site Additions

    Recent additions to the CCBC web site highlight the library’s work in diversity in literature for children and teens and intellectual freedom, including: Diversifying Your Classroom Bookshelf with the CCBC : A presentation by librarians …

  • CCBC Diversity Statistics in the News

    CCBC Director Kathleen T. Horning was interviewed for a March 16, 2021 AP news story focusing on diversity in literature for children and teens.  The library’s work documenting diversity in children’s and young adult literature …

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Dec 04

Friends of the CCBC Book Sale

December 4 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dec 15

CCBC Shorts

December 15 @ 9:00 am - 9:30 am
Dec 15

CCBC December Book Discussion

December 15 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm