The Official Bookstore for Grinnell College
Located in historic downtown Grinnell, Iowa. You may visit our store in person or shop in our online store. You can choose to have us ship to your home, deliver to the campus mailroom, or you can pick up your purchase in person.
The College’s Bookstore
The Pioneer Bookshop is the official bookstore for Grinnell College. We feature Grinnell College clothing, school and office supplies, art supplies, consumer electronics, greeting cards, and gifts. It is the most reliable source to buy new, used, and digital textbooks. The bookshop also offers a wide selection of fiction, non-fiction, and children’s books and toys. We take special orders for books and don’t charge shipping fees.
Our reading groups are:
Author Elizabeth Shackelford to speak at the Pioneer Bookshop on Dec. 1, 2022 at 7 p.m. She will read from her book The Dissent Channel: American Diplomacy in a Dishonest Age and then be available to sign copies. Shackelford is a senior fellow in U.S. foreign policy with the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. She was a career diplomat with the U.S. Department of State in South Sudan during the outbreak of civil war in 2013. She received the Barbara Watson Award for Consular Excellence, the department’s highest honor.