Politics and Prose is excited to announce the resumption of curbside pick-up service. Beginning Tuesday, May 19, you can place orders either by phone or online and pick up books, puzzles, games, and other products at any of P&P’s three locations around Washington.

Many items are readily available on our shelves, while some may need to be obtained from our suppliers. Either way, you’ll no longer need to wait for what you want to be mailed to you (although you still, of course, can have items shipped if you’d like).

To order online, just go to P&P’s website at any time of day or night and select “Curbside Pickup” at checkout. After the order is placed, you’ll receive an email notification that your request is pending in our system. Once the order is filled, you’ll receive another notification that it’s ready for pickup.

To order by phone, just call the number at your preferred location. Our phone hours have been extended and now run from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. every day except Monday. 

At Connecticut Ave., call (202) 364-1919 
Pull into the parking lot behind the Connecticut Avenue store. 

At Union Market, call (202) 544-4452
Pick up in front of the store.

At The Wharf, call (202) 488-3867
Pull up to the loading zone in front of the Martha Spak/Beautiful Closet stores.

The pickup hours are from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. every day except Monday. Pickup at our Connecticut Ave. NW location will be in the parking lot behind the store and, at The Wharf and Union Market stores, out front.

Additional Pickup Instructions:

  • Call the designated phone number when you arrive, and we'll place your order on a table for you to pick up;
  • Wear a mask and maintain at least six feet of distance from others at all times;
  • Don’t come until we notify you that your order is ready for pickup;
  • If you need customer assistance, call or email. We won’t be able to assist in-person.

Thanks in advance for your patience and support as we relaunch our curbside pickup service. We’re eager to fulfill your orders for books, puzzles, and more—from a safe distance!

Stay well,
Your friends at Politics and Prose