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This independent bookstore has knowledge sales staff, great author programs, fabulous cards and if... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Pasadena, California
Last of the great bookstores

Over 100 years old and counting. Great selection, service and a coffee bar too. Still has a news... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This independent bookstore has knowledge sales staff, great author programs, fabulous cards and if they don’t have the book you want they will order it. Great gifts as well and an extensive card collection.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank uhhyman
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Over 100 years old and counting. Great selection, service and a coffee bar too. Still has a news stand too.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jamesv8
Reviewed 7 November 2018

The best, most complete Bookstore experience in Pasadena. This is one of my favorite shops to go to. They have everything, including a great gift collection. Not just books,lots of fun and unique items to check out. Their card selection is first rate, also. I...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank wendywaite1
Reviewed 26 October 2018

Pasadena is incredibly blessed to have Vroman's. It's a great independent bookstore with a large, very well-curated inventory and wonderful author events. It's also a great place to get gifts. Whenever I go to Pasadena, I try to stop in here and see what's new!

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Kathy C
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

This is so much more than a bookstore: an actual periodical stand, coffee shop, trinkets and merchandise, toys and games, a great selection of kids’ books, featured local authors, writing utensils and notebooks and stationery, and perhaps the best thing: a terrific schedule of author...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank 652rayq
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Vtoman's is awesome! they not only sell books, they have readings and book signings with famous authors, sell stationary, toys and quality games for children. A coffee shop is attached in front to read your daily newspaper or have a bite of something sweet before...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank chrisinpasadena
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Pros: Great local and large bookstore. Wonderful place to get lost and roam. Hours pass when you realize it's now dark outside. Wonderful customer service. ~~ Con: Overbooked book signing event/nightmare. I traded in my pre-purchased book&signature ticket for an unsigned copy after waiting 3+...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank joniacafe
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

I loved my first trip to Vroman’s Bookstore! It has a great vibe! I loved how the children’s room has toys for kids to play with! My son enjoyed playing with their car set and blocks. The displays were all very cool. The only thing...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bostonsavatage
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Vromans is a great bookstore, with all genre of books, stationery, gifts and special items. It is my go to source for gifts. Also their children's section is so kid friendly and their staff is very knowledgable. Love this store!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank oltmen2014
Reviewed 28 August 2018

This bookstore is a neighborhood gem. The staff is very helpful and they are wonderful about ordering things for you. I highly recommend it.

Date of experience: August 2018
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