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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

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jamesv8
Classic Bookstore

The best, most complete Bookstore experience in Pasadena. This is one of my favorite shops to go... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

They stock a huge array of books, ranging from college textbooks and reference volumes to best seller fiction. The store employees are book lovers, and know what's on the shelves. This is at the opposite end of the spectrum from "big box" retailers -- friendly, personalized, warm and inviting. Prices are competitive, but this is not a discount store. If price is your only concern, probably not your best bet. If you value good service, good quality products, and good vibes, you'll love Vroman's. Their stock of books on the Arts and Crafts Movement is exceptional, probably better than you can find even online. Highly recommended.

Thank LewP646
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

This amazing bookstore has something for everyone! They have an amazing collection of Books, magazines, Cards, totes, Tees, a great kids section, coffee, unique and wonderful gift items. They have book signings, guest speakers, etc. You walk in for an item and you find yourself immersed in all the eye candy paraphernalia.

Thank ValentineRosie
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

Anyone who thinks independent bookstores are disappearing should visit Vroman's. This is a mega bookstore as big as any Borders used to be. Plus it has a newsstand outside. And a coffee shop inside. Best of all, it has a lot of parking space in a dense urban environment.

Thank TheCurmudgeon
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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Vromans' is a wonderful bit of retail culture in the Pasadena. Soooo many great books, diverse selection. There are also unique gifts and lovely stationery items to peruse and purchase. I happily purchase many of my Christmas and birthday gifts here! Then there are all the magazines; great domestic, international, and independent selections. And finally, there is a sense of community here, author's talks, children activities, and musical events.

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Reviewed 10 November 2017

This place rocks..just to browse ot to look for a book, or they will order it for you if they don't have it.

Thank lostlala
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