Updates

To be clear, by open I mean that the door is open and you may come in and browse, even buy.

My only consistent visitors are those in books. Here's one with two who have quite a lot to say.

Despite having seemingly very little demand I put my open sign on every day, even on Wednesdays.

Grex + Similar Fashion

Jul 26, 2019 – Jul 26, 2019

Grex is a biological term that refers to the aggregation of a multitude of tiny, amoeba-like creatures combining to create a superorganism.

GREX: Karl A.D. Evangelsta-guitar, vox and M. Rei Scampavia Evangelista-keys, vox


Similar Fashion is an avant-rollercoaster jazz-n-roll band from Los Ange...

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Conversation/Signing with Odie Hawkins and Tony Gleeson

Jul 21, 2019 – Jul 21, 2019

Odie Hawkins, prolific author and "The Father of the Pan-African Occult Genre," discusses his newest book, "Ancestral Meridians." Artist-author Tony Gleeson talks about his "Personal Crimes" mystery series, including the latest collection, "It's Her Fault/ The Other Frank."

www.odiehawkins.com
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Permanent Silhouette

Jul 20, 2019 – Jul 20, 2019

David Aguila - Trumpet
Clint Dodson - Drums
Berk Schneider - Trombone
Jake Sucher - Guitar
Nikolas Vudu - Modular Synth
Ted Taforo - Saxophone

"A group of Los Angeles and San Diego musicians, coming back together for an evening of electro-acoustic improvisation."

$5 is like nothing


Testimonials

a week ago
My girlfriend and I stopped in today, and found five books between us. They ranged from crafts and photography, to science and skepticism. We were happy with the prices and the selection. The owner was helpful accomodating. This is a great place to spend some time during pandemic. Battery Books is a great part of our Pasadena neighborhood. And there is always great music playing!
- Matt C
2 years ago
I love this store!! Richard is awesome. Great book readings and great music performers! One of Pasadena's finest. I say this because everytime I am here I gain something and increase my knowledge with either a new book or meeting a great person. Definitely check it out. Great atmosphere and positive energy.
- Filisha J
7 months ago
The eclectic collection of books and music at this store hearkens to days of olde. You're promised to find a treasure or many! Support independent bookstores.
- DENISE P

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26 S. Los Robles Ave.
Pasadena, CA 91101
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Mon:2:00 – 5:30 PM
Tue:2:00 – 8:00 PM
Wed:Closed
Thu:2:00 – 9:00 PM
Fri:2:00 – 8:00 PM
Sat:2:00 – 9:00 PM
Sun:2:00 – 8:00 PM
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