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Vroman's 12th Annual Book Bus Ride to the L.A. Times Festival of Books


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Vroman's is excited to announce our twelfth annual Book Bus ride to the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books!

Join us Saturday, April 20 for a day that begins with a bagel breakfast before our 8:45am departure, a bag full of books & goodies, a book bus raffle and drawing for prizes, cookies for the ride home, and a 20% off coupon good for April 20 – April 26, 2013.

Each bus will be hosted by one of our wonderful booksellers, as well as a literary celebrity!  Eric Van Lustbader will host the Mystery Bus, and Christine Sneed will host the Fiction Bus!

Cost of the tickets: $40.00 (+ tax) per person

Avoid traffic, parking, and stress of driving to USC  and instead, join us for a relaxed, fun-filled day with fellow book lovers!!

No children under age 5 are allowed on either bus.

This event sells out every year, so sign up early to reserve your seat. With your reservation let us know if you have a preference for which bus you ride on or take a leap of faith. Both buses are sure to be fun.

Book buses will be leaving the festival at 5:30pm to return to Vroman's.

To make a reservation, please call us at (626) 449-5320 and speak with the Will Call department.

Visit us AT the festival!!

Vroman's will be at booth #117 at the Festival, so stop by and visit!  Book Soup will also be at the festival and hosting author signings at booth #086. Check back for their schedule online at www.booksoup.com.


Parking Information
Customers coming to ride the buses will not be able to park in the Vroman's lot during the time they are at the festival unless they have a handicapped placard.  Here is a list of alternative parking lots:

*City lot on Union & El Molino (north of the Vroman’s parking lot) $5 max
*Underground Trio Apartment lot on Madison (one block west of Vroman’s) $9 max
*The Playhouse parking lot on Madison (between Green & Colorado) $5 max
*473 E. Union (at Madison) $6 max
*East West Bank/ Plaza Las Fuentes (northwest corner Union & Los Robles) $11 max
*Paseo Colorado Parking Structures-155 & 400 E. Green and 300 E. Colorado
(between Los Robles & Marengo) $6 max
*Pasadena Towers (enter off Hudson, north of Green) $13.75 max
*Community Bank 790 (enter off Hudson, north of Green) $12.65 max
*Pasadena Financial Center (enter off Hudson, north of Colorado) $12.65 max 

Event date: 
Saturday, April 20, 2013 - 8:45am
Event address: 
695 E. Colorado Blvd
91101 Pasadena