Madeline Tyner Freimuth

Position title: Librarian


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Madeline Tyner is a librarian at the Cooperative Children’s Book Center of the School of Education at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Madeline is a co-author of the annual CCBC Choices publication. Among their other responsibilities at the CCBC, Madeline documents diversity content in books received by the CCBC, including for the library’s annual statistics of books by and about people of color and from First/Native Nations. They regularly speak, write, and respond to requests for information about this work. Madeline was chair of the American Library Association/Association for Library Service to Children (ALA/ALSC) 2023 Notable Children’s Books Committee; they served on the 2021 and 2022 Notable Children’s Books Committee. They also served on the ALA/ALSC Membership Committee. Before joining the staff at the CCBC, Madeline was a youth services librarian at two Wisconsin libraries, and previously worked at a nonprofit publishing company in Lansing, Michigan. Madeline has a B.A. degree in English/Writing from Illinois Wesleyan University and a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.