Contact Us

We are open by appointment only. We also offer pickup and shipping.

**Please note we are NOT open to the public on a regular basis. By appointment only.

Please email or text us to book an appointment or if you have any questions about book clubs, shipping, book subscriptions and more. 

Address: 393 NE Kelly Ave, Gresham, OR 97030
***Street parking is available anywhere on 4th Street.

Text Line: ‪(503) 714-6352‬


Frequently Asked Questions

Do you offer exchanges or returns?
We accept exchanges of books purchased in store or on the website (if listed as "In Stock") within one week of purchase date. Books must be in new condition and there must be a receipt present. We do not accept returns only store credit.All special orders and preorders are nonrefundable. All sales are final.

What is a Books Around the Corner Monthly Book Package?
The Books Around the Corner Monthly Book Package includes two books per month (combination of new, used, and advanced readers copies), a candle, and another bookish surprise (sticker, pin, button, bookmark, etc).

When will I receive my Monthly Book Package?
Your package will be shipped at the beginning of the following month unless you email us otherwise. It will be shipped with insurance and takes 2-8 business days to arrive. For in store pick up you will receive an email that your order is ready.

If I buy a 3 month, 6 month, or year book club package can I choose when it arrives?
Yes! If you want it delivered around a specific date or skip a month we will try to accommodate but know it generally takes about 14 days from the time you place the order to the time of delivery. If we don't hear from you we'll send out your book club package at the beginning of the following month.

Can I use a gift card to pay for the book package?

I received a book I already have, what do I do?
Since the retail price of our monthly book package is such a great deal and much higher than the price you pay we do not offer refunds. We do check our own records to make sure you haven't ordered the book through us though.

Can I give a monthly book package as a gift?
Of course! After all they are portable magic. You just purchase it and then email us the name and address of the recipient. If you want it delivered to them around a specific date we will try to accomodate but know it generally takes about 14 days from the time you place the order to the time of delivery.

What if my package is lost?
After packages leave Books Around the Corner with USPS, the responsibility lies with USPS. If your tracking reports that your package has been delivered but it was lost or stolen or for some other reason, you don't actually have the package, please file a claim with USPS. Priority Shipping that you paid for comes with insurance.

What is the Living Wage Surcharge?
It an incremental charge of 5% to help pay living wages.

How will Books Around the Corner’s use the money raised from the living wage surcharge?
100% of the funds from the living wage surcharge will be used to increase compensation to staff.

Why doesn’t Books Around the Corner’s just raise prices?
Books have a list price printed on them and this makes it logistically challenging to change the prices on thousands of books. Adding a living wage surcharge is our solution for this problem.

What’s the gap between Books Around the Corner’s staff’s current compensation and living wages?
A bookseller earns a starting wage of $15 per hour. The living wage for an adult in Multonomah County is $21.60 per hour.

How else can I help Books Around the Corner close the gap between current wages and living wages?
You can support Books Around the Corner by preordering and ordering regularly and encouraging your friends and family to do the same.

Why shouldn’t I shop for my books on Amazon and pay lower prices?
The money you spend at Books Around the Corner keeps us being able to serve the community, offer our Little Free Library, support other local businesses, offer a community book club, and support the livelihood of our hardworking staff.

I have more questions how can I contact you?
The best way to contact us is to send an email at