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Spring Event Round Up!

Spring Event Round Up!

Spring can get a little hectic around these parts. Amongst the craziness there are always some really great events. Check out what we’ve got going on over the next few months!   Tuesday, April 25, 2017 – 7:00pm Vroman’s Main Store, 695 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, 91101 Vroman’s Presents An Evening with Cory Doctorow & […]

An Interview with Author, Lilliam Rivera!

An Interview with Author, Lilliam Rivera!

On April 5 at 6:30pm, we are hosting Lilliam Rivera in conversation with Cecil Castellucci, in celebration of her new book, The Education of Margot Sanchez! We were able to ask Lilliam a few questions in anticipation for her event. But first, a little background on Lilliam. Lilliam is a 2016 Pushcart Prize winner and a […]

An Interview with Author, Lilliam Rivera!

An Interview with Author, Lilliam Rivera!

On April 5 at 6:30pm, we are hosting Lilliam Rivera in conversation with Cecil Castellucci, in celebration of her new book, The Education of Margot Sanchez! We were able to ask Lilliam a few questions in anticipation for her event. But first, a little background on Lilliam. Lilliam is a 2016 Pushcart Prize winner and a […]

There’s A New Burger in Town!

There’s A New Burger in Town!

Burgers. What’s not to love about them? They’re pretty perfect for any lunch or dinner meal. Easy but oh so good. Well, as of March 1 we’ve got a new(ish) burger joint in town. The Stand isn’t necessarily new in Los Angeles, as this is their sixth location opening since 2003, but it’s new to […]

Reading Without Walls Challenge!

Reading Without Walls Challenge!

We are so excited to be participating in the Reading Without Walls Program here at Vroman’s! What is Reading Without Walls?  National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature Gene Luen Yang calls us all to READ WITHOUT WALLS, exploring books about characters who look or live differently than you, topics you haven’t discovered, or formats that you haven’t tried. […]

Art Around Pasadena in the Coming Months!

Art Around Pasadena in the Coming Months!

Announcing Our 2017 Bookmark Contest Winners!

Announcing Our 2017 Bookmark Contest Winners!

For the past 25 years, we have held a Bookmark Contest for the students in our community. We have two categories of competition. A K-3rd group and a 4th-6th grade group. We encourage students to design a bookmark that represents the themes of books and reading. We choose one bookmark from each category and the winning […]

On Poetry

On Poetry

Guest Blog Post by Poet Kim Dower   . . . Poetry arrived in search of me.  I don’t know, I don’t know where it came from, from winter or a river. I don’t know how or when . . . . –Pablo Neruda Some of us can remember the first line of poetry we […]

Celebrating Black History Month through the Lens of Graphic Novels!

Celebrating Black History Month through the Lens of Graphic Novels!

Graphic novels are full of diversity in both race and gender. In honor of Black History Month, we wanted to highlight just a few of the authors who have written African-American characters and some that are changing the way common superhero characters appear in graphic novels. There are so many of these incredible authors out […]

Celebrating Black History Month through the Lens of Graphic Novels!

Celebrating Black History Month through the Lens of Graphic Novels!

Graphic novels are full of diversity in both race and gender. In honor of Black History Month, we wanted to highlight just a few of the authors who have written African-American characters and some that are changing the way common superhero characters appear in graphic novels. There are so many of these incredible authors out […]

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