Warehouse Weekends: Local Innovation

Four Weekends of Books, Culture & Community

This Weekend: Sci-fi to Science Fairs

10am to 6pm, Saturday, Sept. 28 and Sunday, Sept. 29


September 28, 2013
10:00 AM


Harvard Book Store Warehouse
14 Park St., Somerville, MA


This event is free; no tickets are required.

Warehouse Weekends

We know you value local. 

We know you make it a point to shop at independent businesses, dine at local restaurants, attend neighborhood events, support community organizations, and champion area artists.

That’s why we’re such good friends.

That’s also why you’re invited to join us this fall for Harvard Book Store’s Warehouse Weekends where local is the name of the game.  We’ve asked dozens of our favorite community cohorts to help us celebrate our collective ind(ie)pendence with bargain books, free samples, contests, workshops, and more!

From 10:00 A.M.-6:00 P.M.  today, our 6500 sq. ft. warehouse in Somerville will feature astronomy demonstrations, a "Test Your Science (fiction) Knowledge" contest, an award for best costume (fiction and historical figures are fair game) and more.  And did we mention our 25,000 used, rare, and remainder books available for your browsing pleasure? And if that weren't enough of an incentive, all science, math, and science fiction used and remainder books are 15% all weekend long!


Science on the Street - A division of the hugely popular Cambridge Science Festival, Science on the Street brings. Science. To You. On the Street... er, In the Warehouse. Whatever, it's awesome.
The American Association of Variable Star Observers  - What's a variable star, you ask? Find out at AAVSO's booth and come away with not only answers, but also giveaways!
Rhythm 'n Wraps - A gourmet vegetarian wrap food truck that's both healthy AND delicious - now that's innovation!
Complex Life with MIT postdoc Ben Kotrc -  Mars, Earth, radiotelescopes and extra solar planets, oh my!

Our Warehouse is located at 14 Park St. in Somerville, between Somerville Ave. and Beacon St., just outside of Union Square. The closest T stop is Porter Square, on the Red Line, and bus lines #83 and #87 have stops on Somerville Ave. near Park St.

And unlike at most parties… friends of friends are definitely encouraged to bring friends! See you there!

Be sure to keep your eye on this page for all new updates regarding our Warehouse Weekend partners. 

Harvard Book Store Warehouse
14 Park St., Somerville, MA

Walking from the Porter Square T station: 15 minutes

As you exit the station, turn right down Somerville Ave and continue about 4/5 of a mile until you reach Park Street. Turn right down Park Street, and the Warehouse will be on your left.

Bus lines #83 and #87 have stops on Somerville Ave near Park Street.

General Info
(617) 661-1515

Media Inquiries

Accessibility Inquiries

Support Your Local Indie Bookstore

Here are a few of the ways you can support your bookstore during challenging and uncertain times.

Learn More »

Shipping & Delivery

Shipping rates
and options, locally
and throughout
the U.S.

Learn More »

Gift Cards

Support Harvard Book Store's tomorrow. Buy a gift card today. Redeemable in the store and on harvard.com, and they never expire.

Learn More »