Powell's City of Books


Powell’s City of Books---like the Strand in New York or the Elliott Bay Book Company in Seattle---is one of those independents where the inventory could be measured by how many miles it would fill as well as the number of titles on hand. It’s also been around for a while, stocks new and used tomes, and has staffers and customers who truly love to read. Stop by anytime to pick up books on local history or lore, scan the national best sellers, grab a cheap paperback, and have a cuppa at the locally owned World Cup Coffee & Tea. Though hours vary, all six Powell’s locations, including the flagship store on Burnside, are open 365 days a year.


1005 W. Burnside
Portland, Oregon 97209


45.52319700, -122.68142700

Open Hours

Daily 9 am--11 pm (book buying hrs are 9--8).
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(503) 228-4651

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