Our Annual Frequent Buyer Sale

20% off purchases for members in the store and on harvard.com!

Special Sale Hours: 9am-11pm


November 3, 2019
9:00 AM


Harvard Book Store
1256 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138


This event is free; no tickets are required.

One of the many highlights of our fall calendar is our annual Frequent Buyer Sale, an opportunity to get a jump-start on holiday shopping, pick up some of our most buzzed-about new arrivals, and unearth some buried treasures in our Used Books Department. Learn more about Frequent Buyer card benefits here!

The Sale

All day on November 3rd, Frequent Buyers receive 20% off all purchases of new, used, and remaindered books, as well as on Print on Demand titles from our database, and non-book items throughout the store.


Sign up for a Frequent Buyer card BEFORE November 3rd to be eligible for the sale. Don′t worry, you don′t need to be able to track down your physical card . . . we are always happy to look up your account.

Store Hours

We′ll be open 9AM until 11PM (an hour earlier and an hour later than our usual Sunday hours) to give you plenty of time for bargain hunting.


Can't make it into the store? Our Frequent Buyer Sale will also be online at harvard.com! Simply use coupon code FREQUENT2019 at checkout November 3rd to receive the discount.


  • New, used, and remaindered books
  • Print-on-demand titles in our database
  • Holiday cards, calendars, stationary
  • Clothing, tote bags, mugs
  • Chocolate, nuts, gift items
  • Special orders placed and paid for on the day of the sale
  • Web orders placed on harvard.com with coupon code FREQUENT2019


The sale does not compound the discount on already 20% off discounted items. Gift cards, Signed First Edition Club subscriptions, event tickets, books bundled with event tickets, self publishing fees, and periodicals are not included in the sale.


Ask a bookseller or email info@harvard.com.

Benefits of Frequent Buyer Membership

Our 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 various benefits beyond the annual Frequent Buyer Sale! Learn more at www.harvard.com/clubs_services/frequent_buyer_program.

Harvard Book Store
1256 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138

Walking from the Harvard Square T station: 2 minutes

As you exit the station, reverse your direction and walk east along Mass. Ave. in front of the Cambridge Savings Bank. Cross Dunster St. and proceed along Mass. Ave for three more blocks. You will pass Au Bon Pain, JP Licks, and TD Bank. Harvard Book Store is located at the corner of Mass. Ave. and Plympton St.

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