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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Welcome to MADE AT THE IPRC!

This is a space for IPRC members to let everybody peek through this keyhole at what they’ve been working on.  It’s a place for us to get a chance to see some of the work that other members are making, as well as a place to share our own projects.  It is also a showcase …

Alex Wrekk and Brainscan

Tonight Alex Wrekk released issues 24 and 25 of her epic zine Brainscan.
There was a lovely crowd in attendance and an open mic followed the event.

more photos at our flickr page

IPRC Member Amelia Harnas on Kickstarter

Hey folks, check out Amelia’s project on Kickstarter at http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/789952751/do-good-work-and-dont-make-enemies .  She’s raising money to interview an 85-old artist in upstate New York, and then write his biography.  This project and Kickstarter in general are very much in line with the IPRC’s DIY ethos.

SPOOKY WRITE-OFF

The results are in! Hold on to your masks!
First Place: Becca
Second Place: (Tied) Luna and Matthew
Third Place: Joel
Honorary Mention: Patrick
Here are some examples!

Our hosts!
Justin:

Moe (on the far left):

Some of our participants and our guest judge Carrot Quinn (on the far right):

Text Ball 2009 Pics!

Check them out here!

Wordstock Wrap Up 2009!

Whew, what a weekend.
IPRC volunteers and staff spent all of Saturday and Sunday under the cruel lights of the Oregon Convention Center, tabling for annual book revival Wordstock. The crowd at Wordstock is a funny mix ranging from very established literary celebrities to young kids in trenchcoats who tack the moniker “Published Author” onto the …

B. T. Livermore on Perfect Binding

Check out this post on radrobot.org about Perfect Binding. The article was written by B. T. Livermore and features pictures of the IPRC’s Perfect Binder in action. Livermore will be hosting binding hours on Friday nights from 5 to 8 p.m. and will also teach some Perfect Binding classes at the IPRC.
Read his …

Look What's On Our Arrivals Shelf!

Why, it’s the book Hidden Portland by local artist Carye Bye!

Accomplished letterpresser Carye was the first person to churn out an entire little book on our new perfect press binder. It has real glued edges, real beautiful color illustrations and real details on some of Portland’s hidden places. This premiere issue is all about hidden …

Zine Factory!

Oh man, you should have seen it last week. Member Matt Ocasio has been in the workrooms ceaslessly, it seemed, for the past couple months. And finally last week he showed up right at the beginning of the night for the final step in the creation of his new literary zine <i>The Matter</i> – the …

Follow the IPRC on Twitter

Yes, we’ve joined the craze.  Now you can keep up with the latest news at the IPRC by following our Twitter page.  We’ll be posting upcoming events, new zines and more!

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