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The Harvard Coop Celebrates its 140th Birthday!

September 10, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm


September 10, 2021
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Harvard Cooperative Society (The Coop)
1400 Mass Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States


Harvard Cooperative Society (The Coop)

The Harvard Coop, in partnership with the Harvard Square Business Association, welcomes you to join their 140th birthday celebration and the reopening of their newly renovated store with a series of weekend events. Free prizes, games and snacks, live music, mystery discounts and self-guided tours of their refurbished space including the iconic staircase and new artwork await you!

On Friday, September 10th from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. the Coop will host a local and faculty authors reception that “calls all writers” to meet and mingle with the COOP’s book buyers and event planners on the most beautiful bookstore mezzanine in town.
Whether you are interested in promoting your book, have a desire to take a “shelfie”, or would like to give your input on their selection and your ideas for future events, this is the time to come visit. They want to engage with you, and continue to build community, breadth, and diversity in their book stacks.
On Saturday, September 11th from noon until 4:30 p.m. outdoor festivities, a fabulous Party on Palmer!
  • Complimentary desserts at our Sweet Treat Table!  Donations graciously accepted with all proceeds benefiting the ‘Fridge in the Square’.
  • Pick up a Golden Ticket and scratch to win prizes
  • FREE books and swag
  • Fun surprises from our neighbors
  • Instant Coop Discounts
  •  $140 COOP Gift Cards; and a grand prize “Wild Card” – hundreds of chances! No purchase necessary, limit 1 per person
  • Live Music from The Dixie Cookbooks
  • Games and carnival snacks
  • Exclusive, limited edition COOP commemorative tote FREE with $20 COOP purchase (while supplies last)
  • Self-Guided Map & Key to search and find the dozens of historic images displayed within the 4 floors of their new space