This Month's Newsletter
This Month's Bibliographies
Storytelling Bibliography: Trickster Tales
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Youth Lit Book Club
We will be reading Rose Under Fire by Elizabeth Wein for our meeting on October 15th in the CCB from 5-6pm.
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CCB LEEP Weekend Schedule
The CCB will be closed on Monday, October 13 in conjunction with LEEP weekend classes. We will reopen at 5pm on Monday for a screening and discussion of the documentary The Learning. We will be open during our regular hours on Thursday, October 9 and Friday, October 10, and our normal schedule will resume on Tuesday, October 14. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Thursday: open during regular hours, 10am - 7pm
Banned Books Week Virtual Read-Out
In celebration of the 2014 Banned Books Week, an annual event sponsored by the American Library Association and other like-minded organizations, we hosted a banned book read-in on Monday, September 22. Participants chose their favorite banned books and read them out loud on camera in support of the ALA Virtual Read-Out. Check out our videos below, or take a look at the Banned Books Week YouTube channel for read-ins from around the world. Thanks to all of our wonderful readers!
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.