Get Access to Discounted LIVE Tickets:
Enjoy 3 Extra Months of Benefits!

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Make a membership contribution of $50 or more today to become a Friend! Your gift supports the Library as we fulfill our mission of educating, informing, and inspiring the diverse communities we serve.

In celebration of our 125th year, we are offering exclusive benefits in 2020, like a limited-edition tote, increased shop and ticket discounts, and invitations to members-only events.

Make your gift today and your membership will be valid through December 31, 2021. That's 3 extra months of benefits, for free! Please note that limited-time benefits related to the Library's 125th anniversary are valid through 2020.

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

Get Access to Discounted LIVE Tickets:
Enjoy 3 Extra Months of Benefits!

In celebration of our 125th year, we are offering exclusive benefits in 2020, like a limited-edition tote, increased shop and ticket discounts, and invitations to members-only events.

Make your gift today and your membership will be valid through December 31, 2021. That's 3 extra months of benefits, for free! Please note that limited-time benefits related to the Library's 125th anniversary are valid through 2020.

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

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  • Personalized donor membership card
  • Year's subscription to Top Picks, the Library's monthly e-newsletter
  • Inside The New York Public Library, your guide to what’s happening at NYPL
  • Special 12.5% discount at the Library Shop throughout 2020 (typically 10%)
  • Special 12.5% discount at the Schomburg Shop throughout 2020 (typically 10%)
  • 20% discount at the Library’s café at the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
  • Special 12.5% discount on LIVE from NYPL and access to presale tickets throughout 2020 (typically 10%)

 

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:

  • Limited-edition 125th anniversary tote (while supplies last)
  • Special access to Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library celebrations
  • Special access to the Polonsky Exhibition of The New York Public Library's Treasures
  • Complimentary personalized book dedication
  • Listing on digital donor wall

All Anniversary Contributing Friend benefits, plus:

  • Special 25% discount on LIVE from NYPL general admission tickets and access to the presale, throughout 2020 (typically 20%)
  • 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

The LIVE ticket discount is a membership benefit starting at $50. Benefits will be matched according to 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 a member card, invitations to events, e-updates, or be eligible for member discounts.

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