How To Add Your Book Sources Map File To Google Maps

This is a quick tutorial on adding your Book Sources Map file to Google Maps. 

Step 1: Open Google My Maps

Use this URL — — to open Google My Maps on your computer. If you’re not signed into Google, you’ll need to sign in. If you don’t have an account, you’ll need to make one. 

Step 2: Click “Create A New Map” In The Top Left Corner

After Opening Google My Maps, click the red “Create A New Map” button. 

Step 3: Click the 3 Vertical Dots Next To “Untitled Layer”

Step 4: Click “Import” In The Menu That Appears

Step 5: Upload The Free Book Sources Map .kmz File

Once you upload the file, the map will load all of the book sources. 

Step 6: Go To Google Maps 

Now it’s time to open your map in Google Maps. Head to

Step 7: Open The Google Maps Menu. 

Click the 3 horizontal lines in the top left corner to open the Google Maps menu. 

Step 8: Click “Saved” In The Google Maps Menu

Step 9: Open The “Maps” Tab

Step 10: Select Your Map

Finally, select your map to open it! Unless you renamed it, it should be titled “Untitled Map”. 

Congrats! You now have 2,000 book sources in Google Maps at your fingertips. 

Accessing Your Map On Your Phone

Accessing your map on your phone — which is when you’ll really need it when you’re out sourcing — is an easy 4-step process. 

Step 1: Open Google Maps And Tap Your Profile Photo

Open the Google Maps app on your phone and tap your profile photo in the top-right corner. 

Step 2: Tap “Your Places”

Tap the “Your Places” button in the menu that appears. 

Step 3: Tap The “Maps” Tab

Step 4: Open Your Map And Find A Book Source!

Tap any icon to get directions to the book source.