Earth Day
Apr
22
11:00 AM11:00

Earth Day

Earth Day is an annual event celebrated on April 22. Worldwide, various events are held to demonstrate support for environmental protection. First celebrated in 1970, Earth Day now includes events in more than 193 countries, which are now coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network.

At Source Booksellers, we’re celebrating in three ways:

  1. Featured book 101 Ways to Go Zero Waste by Kathryn Kellogg

  2. Honoring no use of plastic bags day

  3. Free Spring water in compostable cups from Green Safe products

Come in and celebrate Earth Day with us!

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Independent Booksstore Day
Apr
27
11:00 AM11:00

Independent Booksstore Day

Now in its 5th year, Independent Bookstore Day is a day to celebrate your local independent bookstore! Join us in our love of books with our many offerings in the store, and receive the Source Booksellers official Independent Bookstore Day sticker, as well as through our partnership with Libro.fm which offers Free Audio books today. More info at https://libro.fm/ibd.

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Bookstore Stories
Apr
27
2:00 PM14:00

Bookstore Stories

Bookstore Stories is a storytelling project exclusive to Source Booksellers originated on Independent Bookstore Day 2015.

Our fifth annual Bookstore Stories sessions take place on April 27, 2018 during Independent Bookstore Day. Our wonderful customers get the chance to share with us their fondest experiences in bookstores - ANY bookstore. We offer three ways to capture the stories:

  1. Video record

  2. Audio record

  3. Handwritten in our official Bookstore Stories journal book

The stories will be featured on our website, and our social media pages, with the storytellers’ permission.

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Astro Baby Book Author Talk
Apr
30
6:00 PM18:00

Astro Baby Book Author Talk

ASTRO BABY  is for newborns who like to gaze at bright colors, toddlers who are fascinated by images of babies and animals, older children able to comprehend the concepts put forth by astrology, and grown-ups who are obsessed with their star signs.

Ages pre-k-3 years

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"Who Dropped the Ball on Our Kids" Book Author Talk w/Sondair K. Lester
Apr
20
6:00 PM18:00

"Who Dropped the Ball on Our Kids" Book Author Talk w/Sondair K. Lester

Author Sondair K. Lester joins us to discuss her book "Who Dropped the Ball on Our Kids".

The book offers thoughts and practical considerations for parents, administrations, teachers, and community groups working to develop and maximize the potential of Black young people as community-conscious thinkers, leaders and achievers.

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Poem in your Pocket Day
Apr
18
11:00 AM11:00

Poem in your Pocket Day

Every April, on Poem in Your Pocket Day, people celebrate by selecting a poem, carrying it with them, and sharing it with others throughout the day wherever they find themselves, and on social media using the hashtag #pocketpoem. This year, at Source Booksellers, we’re joining in by passing out poems to our customers ~ feel free to donate a poem before 4/15.

More at:

https://www.poets.org/national-poetry-month/poem-your-pocket-day 

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Women in Detroit - International Women’s Day Shopping
Mar
8
11:00 AM11:00

Women in Detroit - International Women’s Day Shopping

Little High Flyers has put together a tour of Detroit women-owned businesses to celebrate women on International Women's Day - March 8th, and Source Booksellers is a featured stop along the tour. Bring your girlfriends and shop with women owned businesses in Detroit this weekend! 

Check out all the women owned businesses in Detroit in the link below.

https://www.womenindetroit.com/

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Listening to Black Males Writers Read
Feb
24
4:00 PM16:00

Listening to Black Males Writers Read

We’re excited to feature five wonderful Detroit-area Black males who’ll read from their books:

Stephen Ward ~ In Love and Struggle - Non Fiction/ Biography 

Stephen Mack Jones ~ Lives Laid Away - Crime/Fiction

Zig Zag Clayborn ~ The Brothers Jetstream: Livathan - Science Fiction

Wardell Montomery ~ Abandoned Automobile - Poetry

Yusef Shakur   ~  Redemptive Soul - Memoir

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