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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.
Make your gift today and your membership will be valid through December 31, 2022. That's 4 extra months of benefits, for free!
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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
- 10% discount at the Library Shop
- 10% discount at the Schomburg Shop
- 10% discount at the Library’s café at the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
- 10% discount for LIVE from the NYPL and access to presale tickets
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
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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