A Literature Fueled Community

Fort Collins Reads is passionate about creating a well-rounded literary community full of readers and writers alike. Each year, we make an effort to forge new ideas into reality for our local community and every year our efforts are fruitful.

Be sure to catch all of the upcoming Fort Collins Reads sponsored events to get the full one city, one book experience.


Fort Collins Reads’ 2019
Literary Events:


First Friday, September 6
American Backyard by Elliot Ross & Genevieve Allison Book Social  6:30-8:30pm at Old Firehouse Books, Free
More info here: https://fortcollinsreads.org/companion-author/

Saturday, October 12
Fort Collins Reads Book Fair, 1-4pm at Barnes & Noble, Free
More info here: https://fortcollinsreads.org/barnes-noble-book-fair/

Saturday, October 19th
Museum Tours
Museo del las Tres Colonias
10am-1pm,  425 10th Street, Free

First Friday, November 1
Día de los Muertos
Global Village Museum of Arts and Cultures
5-9pm, 200 W. Mountain Ave., Free

Saturday, November 2
Author Reception, 5-7pm at Old Firehouse Books
$60, includes Author’s Circle Ticket

Thursday, November 7th
PSD Essay Contest Winners Announced
7pm at Harmony Library, Free


The Main Event

Don’t miss the main Fort Collins Reads event at the Hilton Fort Collins on November 3. Our author: Luis Alberto Urrea will be discussing our read of the year The House of Broken Angels. Pre-sale tickets available at Old Firehouse books with book purchase through April.

Fort Collins Reads Author Reception for Jennifer Egan

Barnes and Noble Book Fair

PSD Essay Contest

Horse and Dragon Beer Launch

Barnes and Noble Book Fair