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TLC Giving Tree

TLC Giving Tree
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We put up our TLC Giving Tree last week! It’s located in our Children’s Department near the information desk and is looking fabulous. Treasure Little Children (TLC) is a philanthropic organization dedicated to providing assistance to needy youngsters. The foundation seeks donations to continue offering educational and social assistance to disadvantaged children in the greater […]

A Peek at our Holiday Shop!

A Peek at our Holiday Shop!

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!

Derek Goldberg – Artist on the Stairwell!

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!

December Events!

 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 […]

Author Walk of Fame Dedication and Reception!

Author Walk of Fame Dedication and Reception!

November 8 The Beginning of the Author of Fame Honoring Lisa See This was such an amazing day! Being there and witnessing the very first set of hand prints to be cemented in the Author Walk of Fame was something else. It was such a cool thing to be a part of. Standing there taking […]

Group Author Event!

Group Author Event!

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 Naomi Hirahara!

An Original Story by Naomi Hirahara!

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” […]

An Original Story by Michelle Huneven!

An Original Story by Michelle Huneven!

Heaven Michelle Huneven Note: I very much regret not being with everyone tonight, and I send a special thank you to Jen Ramos for inviting me and reading this story. I wrote this story about something that happened to me one day at Vromans. Happy Birthday to the bookstore of my life! I stepped out […]

An Original Story by Denise Hamilton!

An Original Story by Denise Hamilton!

On Friday, November 7th we had a group reading with 5 fabulous authors! They all read an original story. Over the next few days I’ll be posting some of those stories for those of you that couldn’t make the event or just wanted another read of the wonderful stories! The Not-So-Big Sleep By Denise Hamilton […]

Vroman’s History Talk!

Vroman’s History Talk!

First of all, from the bottom of our hearts, we THANK YOU! All of you! Those close by and those far away. We wouldn’t be here without all of you and we sure won’t make it another 120 years without the support you all give us. To everyone that has been wishing us well on […]

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