Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland that claims to be the largest independent new and used bookstore in the world. Powell's City of Books is located in the Pearl District on the edge of downtown and occupies a full city block. It contains over 68,000 square feet (6,300 m2), about 1.6 acres of retail floor space. CNN rates it one of the ten "coolest" bookstores in the world. Shop those shelves —literally millions of books, DVDs, and gifts. After we are finished there, we will visit two yarn/craft stores TBA.