Frequent Buyer Program

Frequent Buyer Benefits

Our popular Frequent Buyer Program is our way of saying "Thank You" to all the customers who choose to shop at Harvard Book Store, a locally owned independent bookstore. It's free to sign up, and members will receive the following benefits: 

  • For every $100 you make in qualifying purchases*, you earn a 20% discount on a single purchase (at Harvard Book Store or on up to $200. Discounts can be used right away, or we can store them in our system until you’re ready to use them.
  • Elegibility for our annual Frequent Buyer Sale: One day a year, our Frequent Buyers receive 20% off all qualifying purchases, with no dollar limit—at Harvard Book Store and online at The Frequent Buyer Sale usually takes place the first Sunday of November each year. Check for details.
  • Elegibility for Fiction Fridays: Fridays at Harvard Book Store during July and August, Frequent Buyers receive 15% off new fiction (not used or remainder, but any fiction from our many sections of new books, including sci-fi, mystery, paperback fiction, and kids). Check during July and August for details.
  • Receive a 10% discount on all purchases at Dickson Bros. Hardware Co. in Harvard Square. Learn more about Dicksons at

*All categories of merchandise sold at Harvard Book Store, including used books and remainders, count as qualifying purchases for the Frequent Buyer Program discounts. Exceptions include merchandise already discounted (e.g. Select Seventy titles and Frequent Buyer redemptions), gift cards, event tickets, and Signed First Edition Club subscriptions. Although online clothing purchases may count toward future discounts, accrued discounts may not be applied to them.

Frequent Buyer Program

Online Signup

Please fill out the form below and we will mail you your frequent buyer card within two weeks. You can also sign up in the bookstore!


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