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Youth Lit Book Club
We will be reading Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz for our meeting on July 17th in the CCB from 3-4pm.
Summer II Hours
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CCB Closed July 30 through August 3
The CCB will be closed July 30 through August 3 due to staff travel. We apologize for any inconveniences. Please contact ccb (at) illinois.edu or ccboutreach (at) illinois.edu if you have any questions. We will reopen for normal hours on Monday, August 4.
CCB Welcomes Elizabeth Hoiem to GSLIS Youth Services Faculty
2014 Storytelling Festival
The 2014 Storytelling Festival was held on Saturday, April 12 from 7-9 in room 126 of GSLIS. The festival was a student-run evening of tales ranging from skillful imaginings age-old folklore to innovative uses of new media...and everything in between! Audio from this year's festival and video highlights are now available! Also check out the festival archives for audio and video of past events.
2014 Gryphon Award Recipient
The Center for Children’s Books (CCB) at the Graduate School of Library and Information Science (GSLIS) is a crossroads for critical inquiry, professional training, and educational outreach related to youth-focused resources, literature and librarianship. The Center’s mission is to facilitate the creation and dissemination of exemplary and progressive research and scholarship related to all aspects of children’s and young adult literature; media and resources for young (age 0-18) audiences; and youth services librarianship.
In partnership with The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books—an authoritative analytic review journal—the Center aims to inspire and inform adults who connect young people with resources in person, in print, and online. The Center sponsors activities and hosts interdisciplinary research projects involving both theory and practice. In its dual role as research collection and educational community, the Center has national impact on the future of reading and readers.