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On Saturday, April 29th, Vroman’s and indie bookstores all over the country will be celebrating Independent Bookstore Day! Indie Bookstore Day is like Record Store Day. Indies celebrate who they are to their communities with parties, exclusive items that are only available that day, guest author appearances and more. To help us celebrate this year […]

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Book Store Love Stories continues with another love found while working at Vroman’s from Anne! Remember you can still continue to submit your stories! ———— by Anne I met Sean at Vroman’s in 1985.  We were both employees, he in what was then called Commercial Stationery (now the pen department) and I in the Book Department. […]

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Book Store Love Stories continues with a brand new kind of love story from Cheryl! Remember you can still submit your stories! by Cheryl Preparing to bring a new life into the world involves the purchase of many traditional necessities, such as diapers and bottles. These small preparations are part of the fun and excitement […]

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Bookstore Love Stories continues with this adorable story from Bonnie! Remember you can continue to send us your stories! ———————————- by Bonnie Vroman’s Book Store is a lovely quaint place to find peace, adventure, and some mindful solitude. Whenever I am in the area I must stop by and peak inside to get a quick mini-mind […]

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A New Lease on Love (A Book Store Love Story)

by Jessica on February 10, 2017

Bookstore Love Stories continues with this short but sweet tale from Tessa! Remember you can continue to send us your stories! ———————————— by Tessa After signing our first lease together in Pasadena, my boyfriend said he wanted to show me an amazing bookstore just down the street. Fifteen minutes after the lease was signed, we were […]

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Bookstore Love Stories continues with this lovely story from past employee, Danny! Remember you can continue to send us your stories! —————————— by Danny My wife and I actually met for the first time at Vroman’s in 2000. We both were employees at the time. I worked in the receiving department and my wife worked […]

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A Limerick of Love (A Book Store Love Story)

by Jessica on February 8, 2017

Bookstore Love Stories continues with this lovely story from Phil and Susan! Remember you can continue to send us your stories! ——————————- by Phil and Susan We met at Vroman’s in 1993, upstairs before the area was re-arranged.  In those days the store sponsored travel presentations, and that evening of August 2 we were both […]

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by JZ Bingham, VP Acquisitions, Balcony 7 As an acquisitions editor, I can’t help but read between the lines of an author’s work to find out what he or she is truly made of—what inspires them, what motivates them, their respect for readers and the art of storytelling. It takes but a few pages, maybe […]

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Vroman’s Little Free Library is here! A few years ago I ran across an article about Little Free Libraries and was absolutely charmed.  How fun, to keep a tiny wooden building, not much bigger than a mailbox, in front of your house or business or in a nearby park, stocked with books that passersby are […]

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Tina Renzullo nominated Regina Major of Altadena Elementary school.  Regina Major has been working at Altadena Elementary as a Kindergarten teacher for nine years and has been with Pasadena Unified School District for 18 years. She began at Cleveland Elementary as a Pre-K teacher and moved up to a Kindergarten teacher in the fall of […]

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