LIVONIA, Mich., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Get ready to read, because Bookstock is back! Metro Detroit's largest used book and media sale, where all proceeds benefit literacy and education projects in metropolitan Detroit, will be held Sunday, May 15-22 at Livonia's Laurel Park Place. The Detroit News columnist Neal Rubin and Detroit Free Press columnist Rochelle Riley are Honorary Co-Chairs of Bookstock.
Bookstock's Pre-Sale will kick-off on Sunday, May 15 at 8:15 a.m. with a performance by The Larry Callahan and Selected of God Choir, who performed in the now-famous Chrysler Super Bowl '11 commercial. There is a $10 admission charge for the Pre-Sale only, which runs through 11 a.m. and offers savvy shoppers and collectors first crack at Bookstock's treasure trove of bargains. A true book lover's paradise, Bookstock has tens of thousands of donated used books, DVDs, CDs, books on tape, magazines and records for sale at bargain basement prices. The sale will continue through Sunday, May 22, running Sundays, noon- 6 p.m. and Monday–Saturday 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Books will be sold for half-price on Sunday, May 22, the last day of the sale.
Bookstock has generated over $530,000 for literacy and education programs throughout Oakland County and Detroit over the past eight years. More than 600 volunteers work together throughout the year to organize and staff the weeklong Bookstock sale.
Bookstock is sponsored by the Oakland Literacy Council, Detroit Jewish News, Hour Detroit Magazine, 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.
Contact: Beverly K. Phillips: 248-203-1527