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Cooperative Children's Book Center: Contracts with the Cooperative Children's Book Center (CCBC) to provide a collection of examination copies of children and young adult literature for use by educators, librarians, and students. The contract funding is approved by the Governor and Legislature as part of the DPI biennial budget request.

Milwaukee Public Library: Contracts with the Milwaukee Public Library to allow Wisconsin residents to borrow items through interlibrary loan. The contract funding is approved by the Governor and Legislature as part of the DPI biennial budget request.

Wisconsin Talking Book and Braille Library (WTBBL): Contracts with the Wisconsin Talking Book and Braille Library (WTBBL) to act as the Wisconsin service partner to deliver the Newsline for the Blind (NFB) service, provided by the National Federation of the Blind. The contract funding is approved by the Governor and Legislature as part of the DPI biennial budget request.

University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries: Contracts with the UW-Madison libraries to allow Wisconsin residents to borrow items through interlibrary loan. The contract funding is approved by the Governor and Legislature as part of the DPI biennial budget request.

Blind and Visual Impairment Education Council: The State Superintendent's Blind and Visual Impairment Education Council provides advice on educational and library services to blind and visually impaired people. This Council provides advice on the services of the Regional Library for the Blind and Visually Handicapped and NFB-Newsline.

Council on Library and Network Development (COLAND): COLAND, the 19-member council appointed by the Governor, is a forum through which librarians and members of the public identify, study, and collect public testimony on issues affecting Wisconsin libraries and other information services. COLAND advises the Governor, Legislators and the State Superintendent of Public Instruction (DPI) on issues impacting library services.

For questions about this information, contact Martha Berninger (608) 224-6161