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

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 libraries, or between a Colorado library and a businesses, organization, group or individual. One Book [...]

By |2016-11-10T16:56:05+00:00August 27th, 2013|Uncategorized|1 Comment

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 pleased with One Book 4 Colorado; Mrs. Richards said, "When my son received the book [...]

By |2015-12-07T18:42:03+00:00June 21st, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Winner of the parent survey drawing!

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 all collaborating to help amazing, fun, really wonderful kids read!" We thank Mr. Shannon for visiting our state [...]

By |2013-05-21T08:55:16+00:00May 21st, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on David Shannon on One Book 4 Colorado

One Book 4 Colorado 2013 a Success!

This is the last day for One Book 4 Colorado 2013, and the program has been a great success! In its second year, this statewide program has brought tens of thousands of children a free, new book to keep, read, and treasure. Public libraries, Reach Out and Read Colorado health clinics, and Denver Preschool Program [...]

By |2013-05-20T12:46:31+00:00May 20th, 2013|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Thank you, One Book 4 Colorado Sponsors!

One Book 4 Colorado has many very generous sponsors; please visit the Sponsors page of this website to see the companies, foundations, media outlets, and libraries that made cash and/or in-kind donations to make this project possible. We thank the sponsors for their great generosity and commitment to early literacy. This project is entirely funded [...]

By |2013-05-18T10:27:12+00:00May 18th, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Thank you, One Book 4 Colorado Sponsors!

Honors for Duck on a Bike

David Shannon's Duck on a Bike is one of School Library Journal's Top 100 Picture Books of all time! Read the review and find other resources about the book at http://blogs.slj.com/afuse8production/2012/05/16/top-100-picture-books-98-duck-on-a-bike-by-david-shannon/. The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) also included Duck on a Bike on its 2003 Notable Children's Books List. Thanks to all [...]

By |2016-11-10T16:56:05+00:00May 16th, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Honors for Duck on a Bike

Celebrate Children’s Book Week with One Book 4 Colorado

May 13-19 is Children's Book Week! Celebrate this great annual event by picking up your copy of this year's One Book 4 Colorado book for a 4-year-old in your life! Established in 1919, Children's Book Week is the longest-running national literacy initiative in the country. Every year, commemorative events are held nationwide at schools, libraries, [...]

By |2017-10-17T20:49:33+00:00May 15th, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Celebrate Children’s Book Week with One Book 4 Colorado