The Center for Children’s Books (CCB) at the School of Information Sciences is a crossroads for critical inquiry, professional training, and educational outreach related to youth-focused resources, literature, and librarianship.

Featured Events

Details on the CCB’s programming for the 2024-2025 academic year can be found here!

On-Going Projects

Join Youth Services faculty and the Center for Children’s Books weekly Writing Hours. More information

The CCB publishes the Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books, a children’s book review journal founded in 1945.


NPS Books to Parks site for The Watson’s Go to Birmingham – 1963,  built in collaboration with the Birmingham Civil Rights National Monument and the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

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Mailing Address

Center for Children’s Books
School of Information Sciences
501 E. Daniel Street
Champaign, IL 61820

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