Ivy Tech Community College Bloomington received a donation of 500 cookbooks from Charlotte Zietlow in 2018. Ivy Tech held a dedication event on Friday, Aug. 3 in the Joan Olcott Library. The collection will be used by Ivy Tech culinary and hospitality students and is available to the community.

Ivy Tech students in the library technical assistant program helped label and catalog the books, which are now available for reading and checking out.

“We are thrilled to accept Charlotte’s offer to house the collection,” said Susie Graham, executive director of development at Ivy Tech Bloomington. “Charlotte’s generous, 500-volume gift represents a lifetime of travel, cooking adventures, and enjoying good food with friends and family.”

Ivy Tech Bloomington’s Joan Olcott Library is located on the main campus at 200 Daniels Way, in the Cook Pavilion.


About Ivy Tech Community College

Ivy Tech Community College is Indiana's largest public postsecondary institution and the nation's largest singly accredited statewide community college system, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana and also serves thousands of students annually online. It serves as the state's engine of workforce development, offering associate degrees, long- and short-term certificate programs, industry certifications, and training that aligns with the needs of the community. The College provides a seamless transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana, as well as out of state, for a more affordable route to a bachelor's degree.