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+00:00 January 22nd, 2014|News|Comments Off on What about my community?

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

Countdown to Kindergarten Carnivals in Pikes Peak

Pikes Peak Library District is hosting great Countdown to Kindergarten Carnivals! These events are for young children and their families, and are completely free! For information about more kid-focused events in Pikes Peak, please visit their events page.   Countdown to Kindergarten Carnival, a program of the Pikes Peak Library District, is  an early literacy [...]

By | 2017-11-21T22:17:35+00:00 March 13th, 2013|News|1 Comment

Read Across America Day with Gov. Hickenlooper & Lt. Gov. Garcia

DENVER – Gov. John Hickenlooper and Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia will join more than 45 million participants across the nation in the National Education Association’s 16th annual Read Across America Day celebration, Friday, March 1. Lt. Gov. Garcia will join Superintendent Michael Clough and Principal Lyn Bajaj to read to 120 second graders at Alice [...]

By | 2013-02-27T14:51:04+00:00 February 27th, 2013|News|Comments Off on Read Across America Day with Gov. Hickenlooper & Lt. Gov. Garcia

2013 Kick Off Video

Check out our awesome kick off video from Lt. Governor Joe Garcia! He talks about the project and mentions all of our wonderful partners! A lot of great information, and beautifully presented by Rocky Mountain PBS. [embedplusvideo height="281" width="450" standard="http://www.youtube.com/v/1JPwtc4U9Bw?fs=1" vars="ytid=1JPwtc4U9Bw&width=450&height=281&start=&stop=&rs=w&hd=0&autoplay=0&react=1&chapters=&notes=" id="ep9032" /]

By | 2016-11-10T16:56:05+00:00 January 11th, 2013|News|Comments Off on 2013 Kick Off Video

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