Spring Frequent Buyer Sale

20% off purchases with your Frequent Buyer Card!

In-store and online at harvard.com

Special Sale Hours: 9AM–10PM

Sign up for a Frequent Buyer Card *before* the sale to participate!


April 28, 2024
9:00 AM ET


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


This event is free; no tickets are required.

Join Harvard Book Store for our Spring Frequent Buyer Sale! For one day only on Sunday, April 28, 2024, everything in the store is 20% off for our members. Get thoughtful recommendations while supporting your local bookstore. Can't make it in-person? Shop Harvard.com on April 28 with coupon code SHOPLOCAL.

You must be a member of our Frequent Buyer program to participate in the 20% off sale, and it's free to sign up! You can sign up at the bookstore or here on harvard.com.

The Sale

All day on April 28, 2024 Frequent Buyers receive 20% off all purchases of new, used, and remaindered books, as well as on non-book items throughout the store and purchases online at harvard.com


Sign up for a Frequent Buyer card BEFORE April 28 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. (Those who sign up for a card on April 28 will not be eligible for this spring's sale.)

Store Hours

We′ll be open 9AM until 10PM (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 SHOPLOCAL at checkout on Sunday, April 28, 2024, to receive the discount. The discount will be applied to all eligible items in your cart.


  • New, used, and remaindered books
  • Holiday cards, calendars, stationary
  • Tote bags, mugs, apparel, chocolate, gift items
  • Special orders placed and paid for on the day of the sale
  • Web orders placed on harvard.com with coupon code SHOPLOCAL


The sale does not compound the discount on already 20% off discounted items. Gift cards and gift codes, Signed First Edition Club subscriptions, event tickets, books bundled with event tickets, and periodicals are not included in the sale. Purchases made off-site and via third parties are not eligible for Frequent Buyer benefits and discounts.


Ask a bookseller or email info@harvard.com.

More 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 here on harvard.com.

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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