The store front on a winter night

The Grinnell College Pioneer Bookshop

Visit 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. We take special orders for books and don’t charge shipping fees.

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Extended Hours for Spring Semester Opening Weekend

Saturday, Jan. 18: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 19: 11 a.m.–4 p.m.

Open Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Monday, Jan. 20: 8:30 a.m.–6 p.m.

Regular Hours

Monday–Friday: 8:30 a.m.–6 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m.–4 p.m.

Department Information

Pioneer Bookshop
933 Main Street
Grinnell, IA 50112
United States

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