One Book 4 Colorado 2018 wrapped up in style with fun programs across the state that encouraged families to read together and have fun reading. From a disco party at the Englewood Public Library to a tea party with grandparents at the Wray Public Library and so much more, preschoolers really enjoyed the book and [...]
April 16-20 marks the Week of the Young Child 2018, and One Book 4 Colorado is an excellent way to celebrate! The National Association for the Education of Young Children hosts this annual celebration highlighting early learning, young children, their teachers, and families. Engage a 4-year-old in your life in a love of reading and [...]
Many thanks to One Book 4 Colorado's 2018 author Eric Litwin for spending a few days in Colorado to celebrate the program and help give away 75,000 copies of his book, Groovy Joe: Dance Party Countdown! It was an honor to host him at Denver Public Library's Blair-Caldwell Library, the Anythink Commerce City Library, a [...]
Many thanks to Governor Hickenlooper and Lt. Governor Lynne for kicking off One Book 4 Colorado at the State Capitol in such fun style! The 4-year-olds had a great time listening to Groovy Joe: Dance Party Countdown by Eric Litwin and getting a free copy of the book to take home and continue reading with [...]
Through April 23, One Book 4 Colorado will give away 75,000 copies of Groovy Joe: Dance Party Countdown by Eric Litwin to 4-year-olds across Colorado! Click on Pick-Up Locations to find out where to pick up a free copy for the 4-year-old in your life and share this fun, musical book with him or her!
One Book 4 Colorado finished its sixth year on a high note on May 1! Once again, 75,000 four-year-olds all across Colorado received a copy of the same book in public and military libraries and Denver Preschool Program (DPP) classrooms. This year's book? Mouse Mess by Linnea Riley, featuring a hungry--and messy--little mouse! The program [...]
Aurora Public Library will live stream Mouse Mess author Linnea Riley's visit to the library on Facebook and Instagram! Watch the storytime on April 26 at 1:30: On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/auroralibrary/ (also available as an archived video following the live stream) On Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/p/BTUoR5cgS-V/?taken-by=aplreadingrocks
2017 One Book 4 Colorado Linnea Riley will be in Colorado April 26-28! Join in a storytime with Mouse Mess author herself at one of these locations: April 26: 1:30-2:30: Aurora Public Library, Central Library, 14949 E. Alameda Pkwy, Aurora 5:30-7:30: Children's Museum of Denver, 2121 Children's Museum Dr, Denver. Event is free, but registration is required as [...]
Thanks to Denver Public Library's Phone-A-Story, anyone can listen to a librarian from that library read Mouse Mess! The 2017 One Book 4 Colorado selection will be available on the phone service through May 1, and you can listen in English or Spanish. Dial 720-865-8500 and follow the directions for a preschool story in English [...]
Through January 27, you can vote for the book that will be given away to all 4-year-olds in Colorado! Watch videos here of Colorado community leaders reading of the three finalists, then vote online here for your favorite! Your votes will be taken into consideration for the book selection. Everyone is welcome to vote!