edit Powell's Books - Used, New and Out of Print
Powell's Books is a chain of bookstores in Portland, Oregon, USA.
edit Powell's City of Books
Powell's flagship store, Powell's City of Books, is located in downtown Portland. The store claims to be the largest independent new and used bookstore in the world. Encompassing a full city block with multiple levels, Powell's City of Books covers 68,000 square feet of retail space, and boasts more than 1 million new and used books in 3,500 different sections. Open 365 days a year until 11 p.m., the store is so packed with reading material that it spawned a second specialty store a few blocks down which houses all the technical and related books. A rare book room features delights such as autographed first editions and other collectible treasures.
edit Other Powell's Locations
In addition to the main branch, Powell's has three other full-service bookstores in the Portland area, as well as the Technical Bookstore and a store dedicated to books about gardening and the home.
Powell's has three small shops inside the Portland International Airport. These shops stock magazines, popular fiction, non-fiction, gifts and other items of interest to travelers.
The Powells.com online bookstore offers a full catalog of books in all Powell's locations, allowing online shoppers to order from the complete inventory. Tip: Powells.com is also handy for Portland natives to quickly see if their local branch has what they're looking for, or if they need to go to one of the other locations.
In the late 1990s and early 2000, labor problems at the usually progressive Powell's forced the staff of knowledgeable and friendly book hounds to seek better treatment through union affiliation. Powell's became the only major bookseller with a unionized workforce. The union is now a strong part of the culture of Powell's and even offers its own Internet portal at PowellsUnion.com. Book buyers can purchase here from Powells.com, and proceeds from sales at this portal go to the employees' profit-sharing plan.
- Powell's City of Books (Burnside)
- 1005 W Burnside
- Portland, OR 97209 USA
- Powell's Technical Books
- 33 NW Park Avenue
- Portland, OR 97209 USA
- Powell's Books at Cedar Hills Crossing
- 3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd.
- Beaverton, OR 97005 USA
- Powell's Books on Hawthorne
- 3723 SE Hawthorne Blvd.
- Portland, OR 97214 USA
- Powell's Books for Home and Garden
- 3747 SE Hawthorne Blvd.
- Portland, OR 97214 USA
- Powell's Books at PDX
- 7000 NE Airport Way
- Suite 2250
- Portland OR 97218
- Questions about your order:
- Partnership Program:
- Technical Issues:
- All other questions:
- Order by phone:
- Toll Free: 800-878-7323
- In the Portland, Oregon area: 503-228-4651
- Customer service:
- Toll Free: (800) 291-9676
- In Oregon: (503) 228-4651 ext 5482
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