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Textbooks for Fall 2021

We are excited to think that we will all be together again in the Fall! Some textbooks for Fall 2021.  Most of the textbooks are here and ready to be purchased. Go here to see what books are required, Buy & Rent Textbooks      We have resumee the renting of textbooks and digital versions are usually there too.   That can save you some money.  The Pioneer Bookshop is the official bookstore of Grinnell College.  We work directly with your professors which makes us your most reliable, accurate, safest place to buy your textbooks.  Plus, all your hard earned money stays in the community.  We are your bookstore, in downtown Grinnell, with people you know.


Welcome Class of 2025!

Welcome to Grinnell College!  The staff at the Pioneer Bookshop look forward to seeing you and your family during New Student Orientation.   We are located off campus, only a few blocks away, at 933 Main Street.  You'll want to visit the historic downtown Grinnell with all its restaurants and shops.   We have the textbooks you need on the shelves, ready for you to start studying.   We rent textbooks and have used books to save you money.

We will be open extra hours to fit into your busy weekend.  

Friday 8:30am - 5pm
Saturday 9am - 5pm
Sunday 11am - 5pm


Custom Lawn Signs

Click HERE for Custom Lawn Signs Shipped Directly to Your Home

CDI has a variety of options for lawn signs.  Some of them allow you to insert your student's name.  "Grinnell College Bound", "Home of a Grinnell College Student", Conratulations <insert name>", The Honor G and the Grinnell College logo are some options.  

Order Here and they will ship directly to your home.


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