The MIT Press Bookstore

292 Main Street, E38-176, Cambridge, MA 02142
(617) 253-5249,

Bookstore Hours:
Mon-Fri 9-7, Sat & Sun 12-6
holiday hours
The MIT Press Bookstore is owned and operated by The MIT Press, the nonprofit scholarly publishing program of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. We are located on the MIT campus, and offer quality retail bookselling to both the MIT community and the public at large.

We stock most of the books and journals published by The MIT Press as well as a hand-picked selection of other publishers' books in related fields.

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News & Events


Saturday, October 1st
through Friday, October 14th

10:00am to 6:00pm every day (closed Columbus Day)
292 Main Street, Cambridge

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book jacket of "Why Information Matters"

authors@mit presents

Matthew Claudel
The City of Tomorrow
Sensors, Networks, Hackers, and the Future of Urban Life

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016
5:00 pm
MIT 56-154, (Access via 21 Ames Street, Cambridge)

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The City of Cambridge's "Bring Your Own Bag" Ordinance goes in to effect on March 31st, 2016. After this date, note that by law we can no longer give out plastic single-use bags, and that we must charge 10 cents (+ tax) for paper bags. Please consider bringing your own reusable bag!

cove rof MIT Press Fall 2014 book catalog

Fall 2016 MIT Press catalog is here!

The Fall MIT Press catalog has arrived, and a few early titles are already out. Stop by the store to pick up a copy of the new catalog, and get a peek at what's coming up. You can also view it online.

Holiday & Special Hours

Bookstore Fall Hours:
Mon - Fri 9-7, Sat & Sun 12-6
Open our usual hours, except as noted below

Monday, September 5th: Labor Day - OPEN 10am-4pm only

Monday, October 10th: CLOSED for Columbus Day
Tuesday, October 11th: CLOSING EARLY at 5:00pm
Thursday, October 20th: CLOSING EARLY at 5:00pm
Friday, October 21st - Sunday October 23rd - CLOSED
Monday, October 24th: OPENING LATE at 12:00pm at our new location

We're Moving!

Our last day of operation at 292 Main Street will be Thursday, October 20th, 2016.

Our first day of operation at our new location, 301 Massachusetts Ave., will be Monday, October 24th, 2016.

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Spring 2016 catalog cover

MIT Press Catalog Available
The Fall 2016 MIT Press catalog is now available. Download a copy, view it online, or drop by the store to pick one up!

View our newest book catalog.


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