2017 Colorado Early Literacy Tour

fullsizeoutput_13ba.jpegLt. Gov. Donna Lynne, Colorado Education Commissioner Dr. Katy Anthes, and Colorado Department of Human Services Executive Director Reggie Bicha will travel to various communities across Colorado to build excitement about reading and to spread the message that early literacy efforts are crucial in the classroom and at home.

Colorado Early Literacy tour is a joint effort of Serve Colorado, Colorado State LibrariesColorado Department of EducationColorado Department of Human ServicesColorado Department of Agriculture, One Book 4 Colorado and a variety of corporate and community partnerships. 



One Book 4 Colorado

Modeled after several state and city literacy initiatives, One Book 4 Colorado is a pre-school version of a community book club. The public selects a pre-school book through an online voting process and a special edition of the book is printed for 75,000 four-year-olds across the state. Special readings, events and author visits are held in conjunction with the mass giveaway each April. Visit for updates on One Book 4 Colorado 2016.