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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 [...]

For the Love of Cuteness

For the Love of Cuteness

Today’s blog is a guest post from Nicole, who works in the book department. She is a connoisseur of everything cute, and she has some great recommendations for cute-lovers everywhere… Hi, my name is Nicole and I am a sucker for cuteness.  Yes, I’m the one that buys specific brands because there’s a puppy on [...]

Books I Want To Read, But Probably Never Will

Books I Want To Read, But Probably Never Will

Today we have another guest post from Zak, who works with the cashiers and at the Newsstand… You know exactly what I’m talking about. Imagine this conversation: ATTRACTIVE WOMAN/MAN YOU JUST MET: So, reading anything good? YOU: Actually, yes. I just finished The Autobiography of Mark Twain, which I read in a week despite it [...]

Read a Book, Adopt a Penguin!

Read a Book, Adopt a Penguin!

To celebrate the publication of Andrey Kurkov’s Russian crime-fiction series starring a penguin named Misha, Melville House has launched a new Adopt-a-Penguin program! They have pledged to adopt an emperor penguin in the name of any bookstore in North America that sells 25 copies of the new books – Death and the Penguin and/or Penguin [...]

Movies by Zak

Movies by Zak

Today’s blog is a guest post from Zak, who works with the cashiers and at the Newsstand. He’s got some great recommendations from a section that is often overlooked both in store and online… There’s a lot of love here at Vroman’s, but you know who gets NO love? DVDs. Yeah, you’ll buy a few [...]

25 Things You Don’t Know About Clare

25 Things You Don’t Know About Clare

Clare works at the Vroman’s Fine Writing, Gifts, and Stationery store. She’s been working here for a little over a year! Here are 25 things you don’t know about her: I moved from Colorado to California to be an actor. I was nominated for an LA Weekly Theater Award for Best Performance in 2007. I’m [...]

It’s an Awesome Thing: B-Log

It’s an Awesome Thing: B-Log

I post the It’s an Awesome Thing series whenever I run across something particularly awesome in the store. It may include books, gift items, stationery items, etc., but they will all tend towards the quirky, cool, and just plain strange. It could happen daily, monthly, or never again, but then again, we have so many [...]

Vroman’s Goes Pink!

Vroman’s Goes Pink!

It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Vroman’s and the Pasadena Fire Department are getting in the spirit of support this week! You may have spotted some bright pink t-shirts in the store this week: that’s because our local firefighters and other local businesses are supporting breast cancer awareness by wearing pink t-shirts the week of [...]

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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