We are the official bookseller at the Brighten Public Library for the Sister Pie Book Author Talk, 100 Library Dr, Brighton
We are the official bookseller at the Detroit Main Library for The Dark Fantastic Book Author Talk w/Ebony Elizabeth Thomas, PhD.
Meet Us at Marygrove for Disruption in Detroit Book Author Talk w/Daniel Clark
Meet Us at the Detroit Public Library Main Branch for off-site book selling for Adrienne Maree Brown
Meet Us at the Detroit Public Library Main Branch for off-site book selling for Adrienne Maree Brown, author of Emergent Strategy: Shaping Change, Changing Worlds and Pleasure Activism: The Politics of Feeling Good.
For this annual event, we invite Mothers of all ages to join us to read out loud from any book in the store, while others settle in and listen. If you're interested in being one of our cherished readers, please email us at email@example.com and put Mother Read Out Loud in the subject line and tell us your name and contact info, or call (313) 832-1155.
We would like at least 5 Moms.
Author, Leslie Carol Roberts joins us to discuss her book Here is Where I Walk: Episodes From A Life In The Forest .
This event is free and open to the public.
Author Hanif Abdurraquib joins us for a Book Author Talk about his new book, Go Ahead in the Rain: Notes To A Tribe Called Quest.
Author Talk w/Mark Wilson joins us via Skype to discuss his book Owling: Enter the World of the Mysterious Birds of the Night for young readers.
Meet Us at Lost River Tiki while author Shannon Mustipher signs copies of her book Tiki: Modern Tropical Cocktails and we’re the official bookseller, and she hosts a cocktail pop-up serving recipes from her new best seller. 15421 Mack, Detroit
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
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:
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.
Now in its 5th year, Independent Bookstore Day is a day to celebrate your local independent bookstore! Here’s what’s happening at Source Booksellers:
We are selling Lucy Ellmann's hilarious I Dated Graham Greene, a limited-edition chapbook from our friends at the small press Biblioasis.
We will have fun bookish sidelines such as fans made of books and page keepers to support reading on sale for the day.
We will host our 5th Annual Bookstore Stories session between 2pm -4pm. Only on Independent Bookstore Day, we collect stories about bookstores- ANY bookstore - from our customers and friends. Visit our Bookstore Stories page to view past stores.
We will be reminding those who have signed up with us on Libro.fm that they have free books for Independent Bookstore Day and offering opportunities to sign up and get free books. Promo information on https://libro.fm/ibd
Lastly, we are partnering with the Zimbabwe Cultural Center and Detroit Lit to host Zimbabwean poet, Togara Muzanenhamo for a poetry reading at 6pm -7pm.
And, visitors can top off their visit to the store with our official Independent Bookstore Day sticker!
Meet Us at: Marygrove College for the Bauder Lecture and book signing with author Elizabeth Acevedo featuring The Poet X
We will be taking pre-orders for her new book With the Fire on High.
Meet us at: The Detroit Main Library for Boss Bride: The Powerful Woman’s Playbook for Love and Success Book Talk by Charreah K.Jackson.
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:
Featured book 101 Ways to Go Zero Waste by Kathryn Kellogg
Honoring no use of plastic bags day
Free Spring water in compostable cups from Green Safe products
Come in and celebrate Earth Day with us!
We’re closed in observance of the Easter holiday. We’ll reopen at our regular time, 11a Monday, April 22. Enjoy your day.
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.
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.
"Mothers in the Social Justice Movement: From Mother Jones to Viola Liuzzo to the Halls of Congress" - A Conversation w/Joann Castle, author of What My Left Hand Was Doing: Lessons from a Grassroots Activist along with Janet Webster-Jones, owner of Source Booksellers. Joann will also discuss her book.
Meet Us for “An Evening with Desiree Cooper,” a reading and Book Signing of Know the Mother at Marygrove College. We’re the official bookseller for this event.
We’re excited about this new release by Kobe Bryant & Wesley King - The Wizenard Series Training Camp release (National Education Association Reading Month). Call to reserve a copy.
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.
Florida International University in Miami, Florida Presents the 9th Annual African & African Diaspora Studies' "Givin' Them Something' They Can Feel" - An Interrogation and Celebration of Black Soul, featuring Detroit's own Marsha Music Skyped from Source Booksellers
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