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Banned Books Week!

by Jessica on September 23, 2014

This week is BANNED BOOKS WEEK! Here’s a little refresher on what  Banned Books Week is all about. Banned Books Week is the national book community’s annual celebration of the freedom to read. Hundreds of libraries and bookstores around the country draw attention to the problem of censorship by mounting displays of challenged books and […]

Another Human of the Bookstore is up on Tumblr!

by Jessica on September 18, 2014

In honor of our 120th Anniversary we are celebrating the people who have helped us and supported us over the years. We’re calling the project HUMANS OF THE BOOKSTORE and we’ll be posting the stories on our Tumblr. This blog will have a little taste of what’s happening over there. Please follow us in this […]

First HOTB Post is up on Tumblr! Here’s a taste!

by Jessica on September 16, 2014

We’ve got our first Humans of the Bookstore post up on Tumblr this morning! Here’s a taste of what will be happening over there. Follow the Tumblr, share with your friends, celebrate YOU being awesome! Rudy “I’m a school principal. It’s an incredibly stressful job. So this is actually part of a ritual I do every […]

Whole Lotta Classes Goin’ On

by Jessica on September 10, 2014

It’s back to school for the kids and back to school for us too. We have a couple classes I wanted to highlight that we’ve got goin’ on this fall! First Up TWO Vroman’s Education Classes are happening! The Basic Four for Story Development: Point of View, Structure, Character Development and Dialogue  Thursdays, September 18 […]

Spotlight on Story Time Mr. Steve! Happy 25 Years!

by Jessica on September 3, 2014

Today is Story Time Mr. Steve’s 25th Anniversary with Vroman’s! We are so excited we get to celebrate such a great employee. Mr. Steve is legendary as Vroman’s story time reader and bargain book buyer. He has recommended thousands of books to young readers over the years. Those of us around here count on him […]

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May seems to have been one of the busiest months for us and we just keep getting busier! On Saturday, May 17 at 5pm, we are very honored and excited to host  an event with food critic and writer extraordinaire, Ruth Reichl to kick off the annual Pasadena LitFest festivities. She will be discussing and […]

Congratulations, Playhouse!!

by Ruby on July 8, 2010

The Pasadena Star-News and Rose Magazine announced this morning that the Pasadena Playhouse has emerged from bankruptcy “after its financial reorganization plan was approved by a Los Angeles court.” Sounds good to me! The historic Playhouse suffered financial problems compounded by the challenging economic climate earlier this year (take a look at my original post […]

LATFOB!

by Ruby on April 21, 2010

Hello internet. I know I’ve been very quiet this week, and unfortunately that will have to continue. With the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books this weekend (Vroman’s is at booth #367!) and a brand-spankin’-new calendar of Vroman’s events for May and June going up over the next week and a half, I have been […]