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Closed February 20th through 24th
12320 SW 1st St, Beaverton, OR 97005
Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri, Sat 10:30am - 530pm
Wednesdays Appt Only
Sun 12pm - 4pm

COVID-19 Status Update

Not promising to update daily, but will make sure any large changes are updated.

Update as of 5/3/2021 - Yes, we are open for in person browsing.

Rules:  If you arrive together you may browse together. If I have customers currently in the store, groups will be "sectioned". What this means is, if a group is in Children, no one else can go there until they are done. But if you want to look at Romance, than you can come in the store and start browsing Romance.  

We are doing our absolute best to ensure you have a safe, healthy shopping environment. Please help us keep it safe for everyone else by not coming to the store if you have any concerns about your health. 

Jan’s is an independently owned bookstore specializing in selling and trading paperback books. Jan's opened in 1981 in Aloha, Oregon, a suburb on the west side of Portland. In 2018, Jan's moved to Downtown Beaverton.  

With a passion for books, Jan C. first opened the store in March 1981. With bookcases built by her husband and index cards to keep track of customers' credit, the store flourished through the 1980s and 1990s. Jan was ready for a change in 2000 and sold the store to longtime customer and employee, Debbie.


Debbie spent the next 18 years upgrading and growing Jan's, bringing in a computerized records system and remodeling the store. In 2018, it was time for Debbie to move on to the next chapter of her life, selling the store to longtime customer, Lori. 

After 37 years in Aloha, Jan's lost their lease and needed to move. At the same time as Lori taking over the store, it was time to find a new location and move 37 years of history.  The summer of 2018 is one that will never be forgotten.  

Jan's prides itself on supporting the local community and authors. We love our authors, supporting authors by holding events allowing readers and authors to meet and mingle.  Jan's looks forward to the many exciting opportunities for future community events in Downtown Beaverton. 

Used Books

50% of the cover price. 
Unless otherwise marked.
Credit can be used for 
1/2 of the 50% price.

Trading Books

Receive 25% store credit on 

any book we are able to take.