Welcome to the IPRC in Portland, OR

Mon - Fri:  12noon – 9pm
Saturday:  12noon – 6pm
Sunday:  12noon – 9pm

About Hours: If there is no one around by 8pm on weeknights, the volunteer staff is free to leave, so be sure to arrive by 8pm. 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

Recent Zines

October 2010: Erin Fae’s Imaginary Windows


“Miss Erin Fae sends letters, makes little books and zines, tangles her yarn, writes secrets, paints, and likes dipping zinc plates in acid. She has a tendency to use her hands. She’s afraid of drawing, but that doesn’t mean she doesn’t like trying. The littlest aesthete indulges in water laced with mint ice cubes, tanqueray …

September 2010: The Dill Pickle Club’s Art for the Millions: The Enduring Legacy of the WPA


Art for the Millions is an audio CD and 28-page guided tour of Portland public works projects of the Works Progress Administration (WPA), a federally-funded program that provided relief to millions of idle workers during the height of the Great Depression. The audio program includes interviews with David Millholand, Ginny Allen, Nina Olsson, Mark Humpal …

August 2010: A.M. O’Malley’s The Empire Builder


A.M. O’Malley is the IPRC Program Coordinator. Ms. O’Malley has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Creative Writing and Social Work A.M. O’Malley knows that the small is just a metaphor for the large, in the same way that veins are just metaphors for the branching limbs of oak trees and ferns uncurling in the …

July 2010: Katherina Audley’s Whoosh! #2


If there were such a certification, Katherina Audley would be a certified whale nut. She has traveled the length of North, Central and South America in order to get close to whales. She writes Whoosh! to get people excited about whales with the hope that it will wake them up and generate passion about this …

June 2010: Lacey Prpic Hedtke’s Likes Dislikes


Lacey Prpic Hedtke came into zine-making by way of photography.  She’s self-published 7 zines and isn’t stopping anytime soon. When she’s not plotting and planning for her next self-publishing venture, she is a grantwriter, sex educator, photography instructor, hula hooper, musician, librarian and dog momma. She edits and contributes to LIBREAS Library Ideas, Information for …

May 2010: Derek Neuland’s All Things Ordinary #1


Born and raised in Buffalo, NY, Derek has been reading and making zines since 1995.  He moved to Portland in April 2009 in hopes to be a bigger part of the zine community.  He is an organizer for the Portland Zine Symposium and blogs about non-alcoholic vegan drinks at http://www.thirstydudes.com/.

April 2010: Nate Orton and James Yeary’s My Day Walking From Mt. Tabor To The Zoo


In 2004, the My Day Zine began as an outlet for Nate Orton to feel a better sense of connection to his new city-life in Portland, Oregon.  Nate draws and transcribes what he sees and hears while walking for an entire day through a particular space. These drawings are later arranged into printed book form …

March 2010: BT Livermore’s Baby Otto Zeplin #1


BT Livermore was born in Minnesota, and like all Minnesotans is covered head to toe with a downy layer of fur with which to keep warm during the winter. Almost five years ago, he decided to trade in six months of snow for six months of rain and is now living in beautiful Portland, Oregon.
He …