The Office of Auxiliary Services and Economic Development coordinates and supports the activities of the College’s dining and catering services, mail services, the Pioneer Bookshop, conference operations and events and the Grinnell College Golf Course. It assists other College departments with strategic planning, marketing, communications, and other operational functions.


The Pioneer Bookshop, located at 933 Main Street in Grinnell, Iowa, will be open extended evening and weekend hours for the holiday shopping season.   

  • Monday –Friday: 8:30 a.m.  – 7 p.m.
  • Saturday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Sunday: noon – 4 p.m.

Christmas Eve and...

The Pioneer Bookshop will donate 10% of all sales in December to the Grinnell High School library.