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Announcements for 2015!


The book giveaway will take place April 13-27 at public libraries, Reach Out and Read health clinics, and Denver Preschool Program preschool classrooms. Watch for videos of the book finalists read by our celebrity readers and voting, coming soon!

2014 One Book Wrap Up


We had a wonderful time this year giving away over 75,000 books to 4-year-olds around the state! One of the highlights of the One Book 4 Colorado program this year was a visit with author Jeremy Tankard, the author and

Grumpy Bird is the 2014 One Book 4 Colorado!


Today Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper announced at One Book 4 Colorado Kickoff Event at the Denver Public Library that the 2014 One Book 4 Colorado is Grumpy Bird by Jeremy Tankard! If you weren’t a the Denver Public Library for

One Book 4 Colorado 2014 Coming Soon!


This year, over 75,000 copies of the same book will be given away to 4-year-olds across Colorado! Which book will it be? Tune in April 7 right here or at the program’s launch event when Governor Hickenlooper and Lt. Governor

What about my community?

How Can I Help?

Recently we have been getting questions about where books will be given away, when events will take place, and what is happening in local communities. Books are for every 4-year-old in every community throughout the state! Public libraries and Reach

Thanks for voting!


Thanks for voting for your favorite book amongst our 3 finalists! Which one will be the book given to every 4-year-old this April? Check back here, or on our Facebook page or Twitter feed to find out on April 7!

2014 Giveaway Period


One Book 4 Colorado will be giving away books via public libraries, Colorado Reach Out and Read Clinics, and Denver Preschool Program preschools April 7-21, 2014! April 6-12 is the Week of the Young Child, April 14-20 is National Library

One Book 4 Colorado wins Community Partnership award


The Colorado Association of Libraries (CAL) has awarded One Book 4 Colorado its 2013 Library Community Partnership Award! The award, given to encourage collaboration and community partnerships, recognizes achievements in planning and implementing collaborative library programs or services between Colorado

Winner of the parent survey drawing!


Congratulations to the Richards family in Colorado Springs! They were entered in our contest to win 2 Southwest Airlines tickets because they completed the One Book 4 Colorado parent survey, and were selected in our random drawing! The family was

David Shannon on One Book 4 Colorado


David Shannon, back at home in California, sent his thoughts on One Book 4 Colorado and his time in the state for the project: “My week in Denver with the One Book 4 Colorado project was awesome. Amazing, fun, really innovative people