How You Can Help

From Monday, April 18th through Sunday, May 8th, donate your gently used books for school-aged children at the 24 Colorado Arc locations listed on this page. You can also donate books at our station at 123 E. Speer Blvd in Denver!

Last year, the Denver7 Books for Kids book drive collected more than 40,000 books. We're hoping for even more this year!

Teacher Kyle Schwartz of Doull Elementary was spurred to start the drive after asking students to finish the sentence "I Wish My Teacher Knew" She said, 'Some notes are heartbreaking like 'I wish my teacher knew I don't have pencils at home to do my homework.''"

The book drive will help students who are living in poverty, which Schwartz says is her main motivation for teaching.

After the collection period ends, Elitch Gardens will hold Education Days; Denver7 will be at these events distributing books! May 12-13th features an Outdoor Classroom with Hawkquest, Dinosaur Ridge, Mr. Bones, the Denver Firefighters Museum and the Molly Brown House. May 19-20th is called "Mad Science Days" and features interactive science experiments. For more information on Education Days, click here.

Teacher event: Book distribution for teachers of students in need will be held at the Arc Warehouse at 570 West 53rd Place in Denver from 4-7pm on Thursday, May 19th and from 2-7pm on Friday, May 20th. Any books not used by the schools will be donated back to Arc.

As a thank you for donating, Arc is offering this $10 off coupon! Just right click to save the coupon!

Drop-off Locations

Arvada

Arvada Plaza Shopping Cntr 58th Between Kipling & Ralston
9661 West 58th Avenue Arvada, CO 80004 303-420-0358

Aurora

Gateway Plaza Shopping Cntr
Mississippi & Sable 80012
1070 South Sable
Aurora, CO 80012
303-369-5858

Parker Landing Parker Road & Dartmouth
3106 South Parker Road, C-1
Aurora, CO 80014
303-283-0337

Colfax & Florence
10000 East Colfax
Aurora, CO 80010
303-343-9843

Broomfield

120th & Lamar Street
6500 West 120th Avenue
Broomfield, CO 80020
303-439-7255

Centennial

8100 S. Quebec St.
Centennial, CO 80112
720-440-6340

Colorado Springs

Hancock Plaza Shopping Cntr Hancock & Academy
2780 South Academy Blvd.
Colorado Springs, CO 80916
719-391-7717

Uintah Gardens Shopping Cntr 19th & Uintah
1830 West Uintah, Unit A
Colorado Springs, CO 80904
719-473-0502

Austin Bluffs & Barnes Road
4402 Austin Bluffs Parkway
Colorado Springs, CO 80918
719-522-1203

7207 N. Academy Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO 80920
719-528-5263

2780 S. Academy Blvd.
Colorado Springs, CO 80916
719-391-7717

Denver

Alameda & Hooker
255 South Hooker
Denver, CO 80219
303-936-4371

Broadway & Florida
1515 South Broadway
Denver, CO 80210
303-777-3703

Pecos & Cortez (close to 74th)
1405 Cortez St
Denver, CO 80221
303-427-0934

Central Park Shopping Cntr Iliff & Quebec
7485 East Iliff Ave.
Denver, CO 80231
303-752-2731

Fort Collins

2701 S College Ave
Fort Collins, CO 80525
970-267-8870

Greeley

Willow Station Shopping Cntr
34th By-pass & 27th Street, Unit A-C
2401 27th Street
Greeley, CO 80634
970-330-7082

Lakewood

CRS Shopping Cntr Colfax & Pierce
6791 West Colfax Ave.
Lakewood, CO 80214
303-232-6066

12039 W. Alameda Parkway
Lakewood, CO 80228
303-984-0851

Littleton

Bowles Marketplace
8996 W. Bowles
Littleton, CO 80123
303-933-2967

Louisville

1349 E. South Boulder Rd.
Louisville, CO 80027
303-666-8060

Loveland

3131 North Garfield
Loveland, CO 80538
970-667-7015

Thornton

91st & Washington
9131 North Washington St.
Thornton, CO 80229
303-450-4220

Westminster

8657 Sheridan Blvd
Westminster, CO 80003