Welcome to the IPRC in Portland, OR

Monday:  12noon – 10pm
Tue/Wed/Thu:  4pm – 10pm
Friday:  12noon – 10pm
Saturday:  12noon – 6pm
Sunday:  12noon – 5pm ( youth only )
Sunday:  5pm – 10pm ( all ages )

About Hours: If there is no one around by 9pm on weeknights, the volunteer staff is free to leave, so be sure to arrive by 9pm. There should be no problem getting in, as the front door is equipped with a buzzer system for post-business hours.

1001 SE Division St
Portland, Oregon
97202 USA

(503) 827-0249  |  info@iprc.org

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Be part of the Zine Library Game Board!

Be part of the Zine Library Game Board!
The IPRC is looking for 5-12 individuals to serve on the Zine Library Game Board (pun intended) to help create our new zine library cataloguing game. We’re looking for people who are excited about games, independent publishing, and want to be part of an innovative way to encourage community …

Position Available: Development and Community Resource Coordinator

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Located in Portland, Oregon, the Independent Publishing Resource Center (IPRC) is a unique nonprofit with a mission of facilitating creative expression, identity and community by providing public access to workspace, resources, technology and education for self-publishing. In 2012, the IPRC made a landmark move from a small, downtown location into a dynamic new 4,000 sq. …

Seeking Visiting Comics Instructor for the 2013/14 IPRC Certificate Program

2012 Comics Program

Now entering its fifth year, the IPRC’s Comics/Graphic Novel track is one of the only comprehensive programs of its kind on the West Coast.
Coursework takes place over three semesters, with an emphasis on empowering students to develop skills and tools, broaden their sources of influence and inspiration, and DIY publishing. Through intensive peer workshops and …

International Zinesters visit IPRC!

Hey IPRC fans! IPRC Volunteer Blue here, posting to share my experience with two really wonderful visitors to the IPRC, Asao and Canaco….

 
They have a really wonderful that is similar to IPRC, though much more temporary, in their town Hamamatsu. Their awesome project is called Zing! If you want to learn more and follow what …

Liveblogging Raiders of the Lost Archives

12:05 PM.
We’re just ankle-deep in cataloguing, with 8 Raiders now representing, and 20 zines now catalogued.
Here’s the scarily large load of uncatalogued zines.
 
Lori D. says “The coffee is delicious. Come on over!”
Team Zine LAB, which is currently just one person, is winning with 9 zines catalogued!

“A small, good thing” in the wake of violence

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Dear IPRC Members and Friends,
It’s with no small amount of reservation that I compose this post.
I’m a writer and the director of an arts nonprofit–so what authority do I have to comment on the recent shootings in Clackamas and Connecticut?
In truth, I have as little grasp on these issues as anyone else.
What I do have, …

Finding Herself Here:
An Interview with Lindsey Kugler

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Lindsey Kugler was born and raised in Tucson, Arizona, and currently lives in Portland, Oregon. She loves gel manicures, doodling, and does not own a bicycle. Here is a memoir of intimate vignettes and pictures about a year of professional and personal service. Lindsey wrote and produced Here as a student in the IPRC’s Certificate …

Yeti Coloring Contest Video

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The coloring contest! It wasn’t really a contest…but it made a great little animation. Thanks to Nicole J.

Photos from IPRC’s Grand Opening Bash

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Huge thanks to the 300+ revelers who christened the Center’s amazing new digs:

The Rabbit Foot String Band warms it up, old-timey style.
 

KGW was on hand to cover the event in a live broadcast, although they seemed a little perplexed by all the “zines.”  Fortunately, Program Coordinator A.M. O’Malley knows how to deal with the press.
 

Lisa …

Q&A with Lisa Mangum

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Lisa Mangum is co-editor of the anthology GAZETA: Comics from Bangkok to Belgrade; a scholar and historian of East European comics; and a contributing author of Stripovi: Contemporary Comics in Croatia in Serbia She studied animation at Evergreen and CalArts and did her graduate research on independent comics in Serbia. She currently runs a …

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