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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
Author Cecil Foster joins us for this Book Author Talk to discuss his book Call Me George: The History of Canadian Sleeping Car Porters.
Natasha Lennard of the Intercept discusses her contributions to the book Violence: Humans in Dark Times via Skype.
Author Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha joins us to talk about her book Care Work: Dreaming Disability Justice.
This event is free and open to the public.
Professor Michele V. Ronnick leads this Book Talk on William Sanders Scarborough’s Greek Textbook, First Lessons in Greek.
This event is free and open to the public.