Mennonite Co-Op Bookstore

Mennonite Cooperatibve Bookstore - Pratik BraghThe Mennonite Co-op Bookstore is a nonprofit bookstore that provides books and supplies for students, faculty, and visitors. Membership in the cooperative bookstore is open to any bookstore user. Members receive a ten percent discount off the retail price of most items sold in the store, although the discount may vary depending on the item. Members have the right to attend all meetings of the cooperative and to vote.


The bookstore carries textbooks for AMBS classes and books that cover subjects pertaining to ministry in the church and in the wider world. Greeting cards, music CDs, Bible software, office supplies, t-shirts and sweatshirts, and fair trade coffee, tea, and chocolate are also available. The bookstore has a clearance section, in which books are available at reduced prices.

Membership Prices

  • One year $15.00
  • One semester $10.00
  • Entire summer $ 8.00
  • Short-term (Interterm or one summer class) $ 5.00

Payment Options

The bookstore accepts cash, checks, and credit cards. Credit cards accepted are Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express.

Return Policy

Returns, with the exception of special orders, are accepted with a receipt within 90 days of purchase. Purchases made with credit card or charged to a bookstore account will be credited to the card or account. Cash refunds will be given for purchases made with cash and for purchases made with checks written at least 30 days prior to the return.

Special Orders

The bookstore can order almost any book not normally carried in stock. Most books will arrive in three to ten days. A handling fee may be added for some orders, but usually there is no additional cost. The book buyer can provide an estimate of cost and date of arrival when the order is placed. Special orders may not be returned. Special pricing on large orders may be negotiated with business manager or the book buyer.


Manager: Seth Martin


  • Tuesdays
    9:00–11:45 am
    1:00–4:00 pm
  • Wednesdays
    9:00–11:45 am
    1:00–4:00 pm
  • Thursdays
    10:00–11:45 am
    1:00–4:00 pm
  • Fridays 
    9:00 am–Noon

Closed: Mondays, and weekends

Special hours are posted as necessary. The store may close from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on days when chapel services are held.

Textbook Lists


The bookstore is located by the tower entrance to the building that houses the AMBS Library.

3003 Benham Avenue
Elkhart, IN 46517
Telephone: 574 296-6251
Fax: 574 295-0092
Email: [email protected]