LIVONIA, Mich., April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bookstock, the area's largest used book and media sale where all proceeds benefit literacy and education projects in metropolitan Detroit, is back at Livonia's Laurel Park Place with four special sale days.
Tuesday, April 23 – Teacher Appreciation Day, From 3 – 9 p.m.
Bookstock is celebrating teachers by giving 50% off to all Michigan teachers with a valid ID. At 5p.m. that day, the first BEST(Bookstock Extra Special Teacher Awards) will be presented to fourth grade students from Detroit Public Schools who best describe how "My Teacher Makes Reading Special for Me." Awards will be presented by a WDIV personality and cash prizes will be given to five students, their teachers and their schools.
Wednesday, April 24 and Thursday, April 25 Bookbuster Days, From 3 – 9 p.m.
Bookstock is offering two days of Bookbuster special deals where shoppers who buy three books will get the forth book for free! Shoppers who spend $25 or more will be entered into a drawing to win a Red Wings jersey signed by the entire 2011-12 Red Wings team.
Sunday, April 28 – All Books Half Price! All Day!
Bookstock's final day will offer all books at true bargain basement prices, with 50% off all purchases all day.
Bookstock runs Sunday, April 21-28 at Livonia's Laurel Park Place. Detroit Free Press columnist Rochelle Riley and Detroit News columnist Neal Rubin are Honorary Co-Chairs of Bookstock. A true book lover's paradise, Bookstock has over 100,000 donated used books, DVDs, CDs, books on tape, magazines and records for sale at rock-bottom prices. Bookstock sale hours are Sundays, 11 am - 6 p.m. and Monday - Saturday 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Bookstock has generated over $800,000 for literacy and education programs throughout Oakland County and Detroit over the past ten years. More than 700 volunteers work together throughout the year to organize and staff the weeklong Bookstock sale. Bookstock has established the Bookstock Scholar Awards, in partnership with Wallside Windows and Gardner White Furniture, awarded to outstanding students at Wayne State University's School of Library Science and Information Technology. The Bookstock Fund, launched in 2012, provided a $5,000 grant to Amelia Earhart Elementary School in Detroit.
Bookstock is sponsored by the Oakland Literacy Council, Detroit Jewish News, Schostak Brothers and Company, the Jewish Community Relations Council, and a consortium of Jewish communal non-profit organizations that support education and literacy projects throughout metro Detroit. For more information about Bookstock, call the Bookstock hotline (248) 645-7840, ext. 365 or visit www.bookstock.info.
Laurel Park Place is located on 6 Mile Road east of I-275 in Livonia.