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The Weekend…In Photos!

by Jessica on December 16, 2014

Well friends, we’re officially done with events for 2014. It’s bittersweet, of course. The good news is we went out with a BANG! this weekend. We hosted two more family events to close it out. On Saturday morning was our Santa’s Workshop Craft Fun. We had five tables, each with a different craft set up […]

A Peek at our Holiday Shop!

by Jessica on November 28, 2014

Our Holiday Shop has been up for a few weeks but I wanted to highlight some of the cuteness and festive-ness that we  have been looking at everyday! We have plenty of decoartions, candles that smell so incredible you can’t stop smelling them, plus tons of ornaments! You should definitely come check it out in […]

Derek Goldberg – Artist on the Stairwell!

by Jessica on November 25, 2014

Introducing Our New Artist on the Stairwell, Derek Goldberg!  It was a cold winter day in the suburbs of Washington, D.C., back in the mid-1970s, and I was heading to a local Lincoln car dealership in order to shoot my first roll of film. I was just a school kid then, taking my first class […]

December Events!

by Jessica on November 24, 2014

 We’re closing out 2014 with a bang! Tons of events for the family, for kids, for adults…you can bring your pets too! Happy Holidays, friends!  Monday, December 1, 6pm Twilight Zone UnScripted: Special Holiday Edition Impro Theatre presents ” Twilight Zone UnScripted: Special Holiday Edition” followed by a Q&A session with the cast. From the […]

Group Author Event!

by Jessica on November 17, 2014

November 7 Group Author Event Featuring Denise Hamilton, Jervey Tervalon, Luis Rodriguez, Mark Salzman & Naomi Hirahara Reading an original story. I’ve heard this event described as “magical“. I’ve heard people say, “There was nothing like it and it felt so special to be at an event like this.” This was the kind of event […]

An Original Story by Jervey Tervalon!

by Jessica on November 17, 2014

The Bookstore and the Writer Jervey Tervalon Soon as I realized books could be bought, I wanted to buy every book, and when the book club order sheet came around in elementary school I was broken hearted not to be able to afford every damn book. I never really changed. When I finally had my […]

An Original Story by Naomi Hirahara!

by Jessica on November 14, 2014

A Tale of Tomodachi By Naomi Hirahara Even before the bombing of Pearl Harbor, people of Japanese ancestry on the West Coast were feeling pretty abandoned. Unions weren’t that thrilled with them. Even though the Northern California chapter felt differently, the national ACLU thought that the government had a case for creating these “military zones” […]

We simply adore the t-shirt company, Out of Print! Fortune wrote a great article about the company and asked our own Allison Hill for her input. The full article is pasted below. To see the original click here!  Two childhood friends created a t-shirt company to promote reading. Four years later, they’re in 700 stores […]

Allison Hill’s new piece on Huffington Post!

by Jessica on October 21, 2014

When she’s not running a successful business she’s writing. Allison Hill has a new piece on Huffington Post! The full article is below but if you’d like to see the original article click  here.   I’ve been trying to write about faith for weeks, well, years really. It’s been on my mind lately because this […]

We have a fabulous new Artist on the Stairwell to introduce to you! We will be hosting a Meet the Artist reception on October 11th at 1pm downstairs in the Pen & Stationery Department. The Pasadena Art Walk is also happening on October 11th! Debbi K. Swanson Patrick About the Artist: A 19-year Altadena resident, […]

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