Hidden Spots to Read and Write in Portland

Mother Foucault's Bookstore

The Oregon Historical Society Research Library

The Sterling Room for Writers (Multnomah County Library)


Bookish Bars and Hotels Around the World

BarBibliothèque (Paris, France)

Le Bar-Bibliothèque du Saint James Paris (Paris, France)

Battery Park Book Exchange (Asheville, NC)

Beekman Bar and Books (New York, NY. Warning: website plays mood music)

Bookbar (Denver, CO)

Book and Bed (Tokyo, Japan)

Bourbon and Branch (San Francisco, CA)

Café Franz Kafka (Nara, Japan)

Circa 33 (Portland, OR-- there's a secret behind-the-bookshelf speakeasy in back!)

The Commons Hotel (Minneapolis, MN)

Gladstone's Library (Hawarden, Flintshire, Wales)

Graduate Hotels (multiple locations)

The Heathman Hotel (Portland, OR)

The Library at the Nines Hotel (Portland, OR)

The Library at the Warwick Hotel (Dallas, TX)

Library Bar at the Hudson Hotel (New York, NY)

Library Bar at the NoMad Hotel (New York, NY)

The Library Hotel (New York, NY)

The Literary Man (Obidos, Portugal)

The Open Book (Wigtown, Scotland-- It's an AirBnB listing!)

Petworth Citizen and Reading Room (Washington, DC)

The Study Bar at The Modern Honolulu (Honolulu, HI)

Library Bar (Los Angeles, CA)

The Sylvia Beach Hotel (Newport, OR)

Wonderland House (Brighton, UK)