Welcome to Powell's Bookstores, Chicago!

Powell'sPowell's Bookstores, Chicago has been recycling ideas to the world for the over 40 years. We have three independent retail stores, in Hyde Park, University Village and Lakeview, each with well over a quarter million quality used, rare, and discounted books. We primarily specialize in academic and scholarly books, but also have extensive general interest sections.

For book dealers only: please visit Powell's Books Wholesale to learn more about our business-to-business wholesale remainders.

Visit our events page for our monthly in-store events calendar!

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