Bookshop OnlineVisit the Pioneer Bookshop online or on Main Street. The College's bookstore features Grinnell College clothing, school and office supplies, art supplies, consumer electronics, greeting cards, and gifts. It is the most reliable source to buy or rent new and used textbooks. The bookshop also offers a wide selection of fiction, non-fiction, and children’s books and toys.  It has special order service and gift wrapping, as well.

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The Pioneer Bookshop welcomes our alumni and will extend hours for the weekend.  Alumni will receive 10% off their purchases during Reunion.

Store hours are:

  • Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. -  6 p.m.
  • Thursday until 7 p.m.
  • Saturday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Sunday 9...

Karen Hoelscher Johnson presents her newest book 'Lancaster's Rose' at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 11, at the Pioneer Bookshop.