Join the Library as a Member & Get a Tote:
Enjoy 5 Extra Months of Benefits!

NYPL toteGovernment funding pays only a portion of the Library's operating expenses. Our free services truly depend on membership support. Will you join the Library family?

Become a Friend of the Library at the $25 level or higher and you'll receive a special NYPL tote bag.

Friends members also receive special benefits, like discounts, invitations, and the satisfaction of belonging to a group of generous and compassionate New Yorkers.

Make your gift today and your membership will be valid through December 31, 2023. That's 5 extra months of benefits, for free!

Make a monthly gift & get a tote | Make a fully tax-deductible gift

Join the Library as a Member & Get a Tote:
Enjoy 5 Extra Months of Benefits!

NYPL toteGovernment funding pays only a portion of the Library's operating expenses. Our free services truly depend on membership support. Will you join the Library family?

Become a Friend of the Library at the $25 level or higher & you'll receive a special NYPL tote bag. It's perfect for carrying your library books!

Make your gift today and your membership will be valid through December 31, 2023. That's 5 extra months of benefits, for free!

Make a monthly gift & get a tote | Make a fully tax-deductible gift

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  • Personalized donor membership card
  • 10% discount at the Library Shop, in-store and online
  • 10% discount at the Library's café at the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
  • A year's subscription to Top Picks, a monthly e-newsletter

All Library Associate benefits, plus:

  • Inside The New York Public Library, your guide to what's happening at NYPL
  • 10% discount on LIVE from the NYPL and access to presale tickets
  • 10% discount at the Schomburg Shop, in-store and online

All Friend benefits, plus:

  • Two tickets to the Library's annual Holiday Open House—the most festive event of the year
  • Invitation for two to the annual Book Swap, where members exchange favorite books and get reading recommendations from NYPL librarians

All Contributing Friend benefits, plus:

  • 20% discount on LIVE from the NYPL general admission tickets and access to the presale
  • Two additional Holiday Open House tickets, for a total of four tickets
  • Invitation for two to the annual Friends Lecture Luncheon, featuring today's most exciting writers and thinkers

All Supporting Friend benefits, plus:

  • Invitations to behind-the-scenes tours of the Library's exhibitions
  • Curator-led tour of NYPL treasures

To receive the tote, you must make a donation of at least $25. Friends benefits start at $25. Benefits will match the level of the donation.

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By choosing to not receive benefits with your membership, your gift is fully tax deductible and you will not receive the tote, a member card, invitations to events, e-updates, or be eligible for member discounts.

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