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OB4CO Read to the Children

One of the many fabulous literacy initiatives that participated in One Book 4 Colorado is Read to the Children (RTC). This wonderful project is a collaboration of the Institutional Library Development Unit of the Colorado State Library and the Colorado Department of Corrections. RTC allows incarcerated parents and caregivers to make recordings of themselves reading [...]

By |2016-11-10T16:56:04+00:00April 28th, 2016|News|Comments Off on OB4CO Read to the Children

Live Storytime with Author Giles Andreae

We were so lucky to get to have the author of this year's winning book Giraffes Can't Dance visit with us all the way from England! Ashley Kazyaka from the Colorado State Library hosted, and we were joined by students from Denver's Shoemaker Elementary. Thanks Giles for such a fun, engaging time, and special [...]

By |2016-11-10T16:56:04+00:00April 19th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Live Storytime with Author Giles Andreae

One Book 4 Colorado Storytime at the Capitol

On Friday, April 15, 2016 students from Greenlee Elementary and the Denver Athletic Club's preschool program came for a very special storytime at the Colorado Capitol!      Member's of Governor Hickenlooper's Executive team read in the West Foyer, including: Sue Birch (Executive Director of the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing), Mark Bolton (Senior [...]

By |2017-11-29T20:58:01+00:00April 16th, 2016|News|Comments Off on One Book 4 Colorado Storytime at the Capitol

One Book 4 Colorado Golden Ticket Prize!

On Wednesday, April 13, 2016, Lt. Governor Joe Garcia visited the Limon Child Development Center to read Giraffes Can't Dance to the preschool students there as well as students from Hugo.  Joining in on the fun was Limon Mayor Julie Coonts, the Cheyenne Kiowa Lincoln Early Childhood Council, the Limon Memorial Library, the Lincoln County Bookmobile, Reach [...]

By |2017-11-29T20:58:01+00:00April 15th, 2016|News|Comments Off on One Book 4 Colorado Golden Ticket Prize!

2016 Events!

Join us for the following One Book 4 Colorado events: One Book 4 Colorado Launch Event Monday, April 11, 10 - 10:30 AM Rodolfo "Corky" Gonzalez Library 1498 Irving St, Denver, CO 80204 One Book 4 Colorado Reading and Special Surprise Wednesday, April 13, 10:30 AM Limon Head Start 1741 9th St, Limon, CO 80828 [...]

By |2017-10-17T20:49:34+00:00April 4th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 2016 Events!

2016 Voting and Announcements!

We're so excited to announce that voting for 2016 is now open! You can help us decide which book we will give to every one of the 75,000 4-year-olds in the state by watching videos of each of the 3 finalist books being read, and then casting your vote online. We're going to be giving [...]

By |2017-11-29T20:57:54+00:00December 18th, 2015|News|Comments Off on 2016 Voting and Announcements!

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 this year's launch, you can watch it on YouTube! [embedplusvideo height="315" width="420" editlink="http://bit.ly/1hy83Jo" standard="http://www.youtube.com/v/LLNK6xYFpSs?fs=1" vars="ytid=LLNK6xYFpSs&width=420&height=315&start=&stop=&rs=w&hd=0&autoplay=0&react=1&chapters=&notes=" [...]

By |2016-11-10T17:26:46+00:00April 7th, 2014|News|2 Comments

What about my community?

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 Out and Read clinics will be the most common way for families to access book [...]

By |2017-11-29T20:58:01+00:00January 22nd, 2014|News|Comments Off on What about my community?

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 week, so look forward to many events in communities throughout Colorado during the One Book [...]

By |2017-11-21T22:17:43+00:00September 12th, 2013|Uncategorized|1 Comment