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Government funding pays only a portion of the Library's operating expenses.

Membership with the Friends of the Library group is a great way to support NYPL's free and vital services including literacy training, internet access, and job search resources.

Make your gift today and your membership will be valid through December 31, 2022. That's 2 extra months of benefits, for free!

Special Bonus Offer: Receive a free copy of Treasures of The New York Public Library when you renew or join at the $250 level or above. Offer expires Dec 31, 2021.

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Join or Renew:
Make a Membership Gift
Enjoy 2 Extra Months of Benefits!

Government funding pays only a portion of the Library's operating expenses.

Membership with the Friends of the Library group is a great way to support NYPL's free and vital services including literacy training, internet access, and job search resources.

Enjoy 2 Extra Months of Benefits!

Make your gift today and your membership will be valid through December 31, 2022. That's 2 extra months of benefits, for free!

Special Bonus Offer: Receive a free copy of Treasures of The New York Public Library when you renew or join at the $250 level or above. Offer expires Dec 31, 2021.

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

Membership benefits start at $25. Benefits will be matched according to the level of the donation.

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