Make Your Monthly Membership Gift:
Become a Conservator Guardian

Join the Conservator monthly giving program by becoming a Conservator Guardian. Guardians provide reliable support that helps provide books, classes, and other essential services all year round. In appreciation, Guardians are offered exclusive benefits, including book previews, tours of the collections, intimate discussions, and larger forums led by some of the world's most prominent authors, academics and intellectuals.

Your ongoing monthly contribution helps sustain the Library throughout the year. Each month, you will be charged the amount you select below.

If you have any questions regarding Conservators membership or would like to renew over the phone, please call the Conservators office at 212.930.0670.

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Make Your Monthly Membership Gift: Become a Conservator Guardian

The Conservators Program raises critical monies to support the Library. In appreciation of an monthly donation of $125+, members receive exclusive benefits, including private tours, intimate discussions & more.

Make a one-time membership gift | Make a fully tax-deductible gift

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  • Inside The New York Public Library, your guide to what’s happening at NYPL
  • 10% discount at the Library Shop
  • 10% discount at the Library’s café at the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
  • 20% discount on LIVE from NYPL general admission tickets and access to the presale
  • Invitations to exclusive Conservator Salons featuring prominent writers, thinkers, and cultural luminaries
  • Opportunities to explore the treasures of NYPL on unique excursions led by expert curators
  • Invitations to behind-the-scenes, docent-led tours of the Library’s exhibitions
  • Complimentary invitation for two to attend the annual Friends Lecture Luncheon
  • Four tickets to the Library’s annual Holiday Open House—the most festive event of the year
  • Invitation for two to the annual Book Swap
  • Recognition of your support in the Library’s Annual Report
  • Annual subscription to the monthly Conservators newsletter

All Conservator benefits, plus:

  • Invitation to Tilden Tours, where members receive behind-the-scenes access to New York’s iconic cultural institutions
  • Reserved seating at LIVE from the NYPL programs and one complimentary drink ticket per season
  • Invitations to exclusive Cocktails with a Curator receptions
  • Gift a complimentary membership to a friend or family member ($250 Supporting Friend or $400 Young Lion)

Conservators Guardian membership benefits start at $125 a month. Benefits will be matched according to the level of the donation.

Membership Benefits

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

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