Grinnell College Bookstore - Online is your source for official Grinnell College apparel and gifts as well as textbooks.  Shop at your convenience - day or night. We add new merchandise to the site often so check back regularly to see what's new.  Not all our items are shown in the web store. If you can't find the style you want, call us at 641-269-3424 or email: bookstore@grinnell.edu with questions or suggestions. Thank you for shopping at the Grinnell College Bookstore - Online. 

  Most of the textbooks for Spring 2016 are here or will be soon. We will have all your required books in stock by the first day of classes.


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Use our comparison pricing module to find your textbooks online. The Grinnell College Bookstore prices for new, used and rental textbooks are here along with other online marketplaces. You can fill multiple carts from multiple stores on this one site. We know you need to find the cheapest price, but consider this before deciding where to spend your money. Your Grinnell College Bookstore guarantees the correct textbook. We work directly with your professors to know what they require and can act quickly if there are changes. It is easy to return textbooks when you change a class. No shipping back and forth. Your Bookstore is on campus and supports ten student jobs. We are part of your community. So, the cheapest price might not be the best value. It is up to you to decide. We will be here for you either way.

Hello? It's textbook time!

The Bookstore squirrel has ventured from the nest to remind you to get your textbooks for Spring semester.

You can RESERVE your textbooks ahead of time.  Click on "Textbooks Buy/Rent/Reserve" on the border above to go to the ordering site.  Choose "In Store Pick Up" for your shipping preference.  We will package up your books and keep them for you to pick up when you get here.  Easy! We will be here 8:30am to 5pm Monday - Friday and Saturday 10am - 2pm and Sunday 11am - 4pm on the day before classes.

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Textbook Return Policy: We guarantee that the textbook you purchase from us is the one your professor requires. If you need to return or exchange a textbook for any reason, you can do that during the first week of classes each semester. An original receipt is required and the books must be in the same condition in which they were purchased.  After the first week,  refunds are issued when you drop a class or are considered on a case by case basis.


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