Updates during COVID-19
Harvard Book Store

Updates on Hours & Services

Hours of Operation:

Monday–Saturday9am–10pm
Sundays: 10am–9pm

Learn more about safety guidelines for in-store shopping below.

Masks Are Optional

Updated Thursday, September 1

At this time, we do not require face masks at Harvard Book Store. This decision is based on the CDC's determination of our community's local risk level.

Guidelines for Visitors 

Curbside pickup is available for your online and phone orders. Follow curbside pickup guidelines.

Please note that hours and guidelines are subject to updates. Check our policy signs when you visit.

Keeping Everyone Safe at Harvard Book Store

Air purifiers and fans are positioned throughout the store and workspaces, with MERV-13 filters for our HVAC system.

We are adhering to recommended guidelines from the CDC, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH), the City of Cambridge, and the Cambridge Public Health Department (CPHD).

Our entire staff is vaccinated for COVID-19.

We deeply appreciate your continued support, so thank you!

Classic Totes

Tote bags and pouches
in a variety of styles,
sizes, and designs
, plus mugs, bookmarks, and more!

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Shipping & Pickup

We ship anywhere in the U.S. and orders of $75+ ship free via media mail!

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Noteworthy Signed Books: Join the Club!

Join our Signed First Edition Club (or give a gift subscription) for a signed book of great literary merit, delivered to you monthly.

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