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25 Things You Don’t Know About Demetria

25 Things You Don’t Know About Demetria

Demetria is the manager at Vroman’s Hastings Ranch. She’s been working here for nine years! Here are 25 things you don’t know about her: I am Greek & Norwegian Demetria is the Greek equivalent of Jane/Janie I am originally from Iowa I have a brother & sister who live in Minnesota & Iowa My son’s [...]

Welcome to Pasadena!

Welcome to Pasadena!

This is the time of year when thousands of tourists and football fans show up in Pasadena for the Rose Parade and Rose Bowl Game. If you happen to be one of them, welcome! We’d love to see you while you’re here. Just, you know, be aware that our store isn’t usually covered in chain-link [...]

Holiday Sale!

Holiday Sale!

Vroman’s Annual After Holiday Sale! Starting Monday, December 26, 2011 40% off! Beginning on 12/26, select holiday items are 40% off, including gift wrap, Christmas boxed cards, invitations, ornaments, decorations, and more! Holiday books are 30% off. In-stock merchandise only. All Sales final. No Holds ahead of time. Can’t be combined with other discounts. Read [...]

ART of BOOKSelling

ART of BOOKSelling

The Book Department manager, Alfonso, has some great art books to recommend for last-minute holiday gifts (or, really, for any time of year): If you did not realize, the Holidays are almost over and you need to get your gifts together for the ones you love or don’t. Having the privilege of working in this [...]

Guest Post: Old Friends

Guest Post: Old Friends

Today’s guest post comes from Nicole White, a former Vroman’s children’s department bookseller and current Penguin Young Readers Rep. She will be at Vroman’s Hasting Ranch on Thursday, December 22 at 6pm to discuss her holiday picks. When I think about what is great about independent bookstores, I think about all of the wonderful conversations [...]

Update: More Great Gifts!

Update: More Great Gifts!

It appears my blog post from yesterday was a bit premature. We just received signed copies  of two more titles that make perfect gifts, and I couldn’t not mention them: Then Again by Diane Keaton, Signed Copy More than the autobiography of a legendary actress, Then Again is a book about a very American family [...]

Holiday Picks from our Gifts and Stationery Department!

Holiday Picks from our Gifts and Stationery Department!

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25 Things You Don’t Know About Jen

25 Things You Don’t Know About Jen

Jen works at the main Vroman’s location in the Children’s Department. She’s been working here for a little over a year! Here are 25 things you don’t know about her: I LOVE FRUIT. Someday I want to travel the world and all 50 states. I want to go to Thailand just to ride an elephant [...]

Snow at Vroman’s!

Snow at Vroman’s!

Snow Day was a smashing success! Excited kids (and even excited parents) abounded, and the five tons of snow got seriously played with. At about 1:30, Frosty the Snowman made his first appearance to entertain the gathering crowd – all of whom were more than eager to run out on to the snowy patch as [...]

Holiday Event Spotlight

Holiday Event Spotlight

Events at Vroman’s Main Store 695 E. Colorado Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91101 Saturday, December 10, 2 – 5pm Please Join Us for Snow Day! Who says it never snows in Southern California? Join us for a Vroman’s Winter Wonderland outside on the Paseo behind the main store, with an appearance by Frosty the Snowman, 5 [...]

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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