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Webcast with David Shannon!

Watch David Shannon reading Duck on a Bike and drawing David, the character from his No, David! books! Mr. Shannon read and drew on May 9 at the Anythink Wright Farms Library for 200 excited kids and their families. Watch the video at http://www.anythinklibraries.org/blog/watch-live-david-shannon-visits-anythink-read-duck-bike-part-one-book-4-colorado through May 20. The live event was great fun too; after [...]

By | 2017-11-29T20:57:54+00:00 May 9th, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Webcast with David Shannon!

David Shannon in Colorado!

Duck on a Bike author David Shannon is coming to Colorado! See him at these events: Drop Everything and Read, Children's Museum of Denver, May 8--event is full! Anythink Wright Farms Library, Thornton, May 9, 10:30 - noon The Bookies Book Store, Denver, May 10, 1:00 pm and again at 3:30 pm Columbine Library, Columbine, [...]

By | 2017-12-08T11:30:55+00:00 May 8th, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on David Shannon in Colorado!

Colorado Literacy Week 2013 Kicks off With a Quack

Gov. John Hickenlooper and Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia kicked off Colorado Literacy Week 2013 with a celebration at the main branch of the Denver Public Library, unveiling the selection of this year’s One Book 4 Colorado (OB4C) book selection – Duck on a Bike, by David Shannon - to thunderous applause from over 80 pre-schoolers.  Hickenlooper, [...]

By | 2017-11-29T20:57:54+00:00 May 8th, 2013|News|Comments Off on Colorado Literacy Week 2013 Kicks off With a Quack

Duck on a Bike is the 2013 One Book 4 Colorado Winner!

David Shannon's Duck on a Bike is the 2013 One Book 4 Colorado, as chosen by votes from the public. The title was announced today by Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper at a launch event at the Denver Public Library Central branch. David Shannon will be visiting the Denver area May 8-11, reading the book and [...]

By | 2017-11-29T20:57:53+00:00 May 6th, 2013|News|Comments Off on Duck on a Bike is the 2013 One Book 4 Colorado Winner!

Live Webcast with the One Book 4 Colorado Author!

On Thursday, May 9, 2013, Anythink Libraries will host a very special One Book 4 Colorado story time that will be streamed live! The author of this year’s selected book, to be announced on May 6, will participate in this special event at Anythink Wright Farms branch in Thornton. And the event will be streamed [...]

By | 2017-10-17T20:49:22+00:00 May 3rd, 2013|News|Comments Off on Live Webcast with the One Book 4 Colorado Author!

One Book 4 Colorado Begins May 6!

From May 6-20, pick up a free copy of this year's One Book 4 Colorado book at your local public library, participating health clinic, or Denver Preschool Program preschool! Click on Pickup Locations to find out where you can get your copy. The books will be available in English and Spanish. Which book will be [...]

By | 2013-05-01T20:47:31+00:00 May 1st, 2013|News|3 Comments

So Many Events!

Check out all the One Book 4 Colorado events planned all over the state! Four-year-olds will be able to pick up their free copy of the selected book at the events (along with other times at their local public libraries and health clinics). Click on the Events tab at the top of the page to [...]

By | 2016-11-10T16:56:05+00:00 April 25th, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on So Many Events!

Thanks for voting!

The voting period for selecting a book has ended. Thanks so much for submitting your vote! Check back May 6 for the big announcement of the selected title. Books will be given away May 6-20 in participating clinics and public libraries around the state and in Denver preschools. Click on the Pickup Locations tab for [...]

By | 2016-11-10T16:56:05+00:00 February 1st, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Thanks for voting!

Get Involved!

If you are looking for ways to get involved with the One Book 4 Colorado project, here are some ideas: Start Local: Contact your local library or participating clinic by using our location finder for ways to volunteer to assist in book donations or to participate in other local programs. Donate: The One Book 4 [...]

By | 2017-10-17T20:49:22+00:00 January 9th, 2013|News|1 Comment

McDonald’s Tray Liners Promote OB4C!

During the week of January 21, McDonald's restaurants across Colorado will promote the One Book 4 Colorado program on its tray liners! The tray liners will let customers know about the program and where to vote on the 3 book finalists. Go to McDonald's to see the fun and colorful tray liners, designed by Douglas [...]

By | 2015-12-07T18:42:07+00:00 January 8th, 2013|News|2 Comments