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Youth Lit Book Club
Due to popular demand, Youth Lit Book Club will return this summer. YLBC will meet on Tuesday, June 18, 5:30-6:30 pm to discuss Summer of the Mariposas by Pura Belpré Award winning author Guadalupe Garcia McCall.
Summer Session I Hours
(May 13-June 7)
Summer Session II Hours
(June 10-August 2)
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New Video about the CCB
The Graduate School of Library and Information Science publications office recently released a fantastic new video about the CCB. Watch it to learn more about our space and what we do!
2013 Annual Storytelling Festival
The annual GSLIS Storytelling Festival took place on Saturday, April 6, 2013. The Festival will featured humor, horror, hubris, and more. Stories were performed by a select group of GSLIS students and faculty, including new storytellers and seasoned professionals. Audio from the 2013 storytelling festival is now available. Video highlights are coming soon.
2013 Gryphon Award Recipient
We are pleased to announce that Island: A Story of the Galápagos, written and illustrated by Jason Chin and published by Roaring Brook, is the recipient of the 2013 Gryphon Award for Children’s Literature. For more on this year's winner and honor titles, please see our Gryphon Award page. A press release is available from the GSLIS Newsroom.
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.