With more than 300 members, the Friends of the CCBC, Inc., is an active, non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization that supports the work and outreach of the Cooperative Children’s Book Center, a unique and vital gathering place for books, ideas and expertise in the field of children’s and young adult literature housed in the School of Education of the University of Wisconsin.

The Friends of the CCBC

  • publish the annual CCBC Choices booklist
  • sponsor events and programs to foster public appreciation for children’s literature, and
  • provide funds for many additional projects of the CCBC

For more information about the work of the Friends of the CCBC, please select “What We Do” on the menu.

The Cooperative Children’s Book Center (CCBC) is a non-circulating examination, study, and research library for Wisconsin school and public librarians, teachers, early childhood care providers, university students, and others interested in children’s and young adult literature. The CCBC is part of the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Education, and receives additional support from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. More about the CCBC.