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Youth Lit Book Club
We will be reading Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick for our meeting on September 10th in the CCB from 5-6pm.
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Banned Books Week Read-In Monday, September 22
Annual Open House & Galley Giveaway
Please join us for our upcoming Annual Open House on Wednesday, September 17 at 5 pm. Learn more about the center and mingle with GSLIS youth services faculty while you enjoy cider and doughnuts from Curtis Orchard. This event also serves as the first Galley Giveaway of the school year, so come on in for free pre-publication copies of picture, middle grade, and young adult books. We look forward to seeing you there!
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.