CCBC servicesThe Cooperative Children’s Book Center (CCBC) is a unique examination, study, and research library of the School of Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The CCBC is also funded by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction through the Division for Libraries and Technology.  The CCBC was established in 1963.

Through its noncirculating collections and its services, the CCBC supports teaching, learning, and research related to children’s and young adult literature and provides informational and educational services for preservice and practicing teachers and school and public librarians across Wisconsin. This includes opportunities for hands-on book examination, curated book recommendations, and intellectual freedom information and assistance at the time of materials concerns or challenges. The CCBC is also known nationally and internationally for its work documenting diversity in the content and among the creators  of the review copies it receives each year in its role as a statewide book examination center.

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