Contact Powell's

Inquiring about our online stock, your online order, or a book you are looking for?

Have an inquiry about an order you placed online? To contact our catalogue department, please click here to send an email. We're best set up to handle all inquiries via email, but if you need to speak to someone directly please include a phone number in your email and we will give you a call.

Internet Orders Customer Service

(773) 376-8106; ask for Internet Customer Service
Phone answered Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Central Time
Mailing address only (not open to the public): 3429 W 47th St. Chicago, IL 60632
Email Customer Service.

Contacting our Retail Stores


This store is now closed. Please visit one of our other two locations.

Hyde Park

1501 East 57th Street
Chicago, IL 60637
(773) 955-7780
9 am to 11 pm, 7 days a week
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In the University of Chicago neighborhood, the most scholarly of the stores with a good selection in most academic disciplines.
Located near the Museum of Science and Industry in picturesque Hyde Park, take an afternoon to come browse.
See more bookstores in Hyde Park
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University Village

1218 S. Halsted
Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 243-9070
9 am to 9 pm, Monday - Saturday
10 am to 6 pm, Sunday
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Located on the University of Illinois Chicago campus, our newest store is conveniently located near the Roosevelt shopping corridor and just off the Dan Ryan expressway. Parking is available for $2 at a nearby garage or in metered spaces on the street.
***Free Parking in Maxwell St. Parking Garage until June 30! Parking for less than 2.5 hours in the Maxwell Street Parking Garage will be free! Stop by the Halsted St. location of Powell's Books Chicago, known for quality used and bargain books, and other local businesses in the area this spring without needing to pay for parking for the first 2.5 hours.***
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Contact Powell's Books Wholesale

For book dealers only: please vist Powell's Books Wholesale's website