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The New York Public Library will be closed September 5 through September 7 in observance of Labor Day.

Friends of the Library

Thanks to the generous support of Friends, the Library can provide books, educational programs, and online resources to millions of users.

Thanks to the generous support of Friends, the Library can provide books, educational programs, and online resources to millions of users.

Benefit from an array of exclusive member-only perks and support one of New York's most magnificent treasures.


Membership Benefits

Library Associate ($25-$39) | Join • Renew • Give the Gift of Membership

  • A personalized membership card
  • 10% discount at The Library Shop at Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street or online
  • Preferred shopping times at The Library Shop with an additional discount
  • A year's subscription to NYPL News, a monthly E-Newsletter

Friend ($40-$99) | Join • Renew • Give the Gift of Membership

All Library Associate benefits, plus

  • An invitation for two to attend the gala Holiday Open House in December
  • A year's subscription to the Library's informative newsletter, Inside NYPL
  • Invitations to Friends-only exhibition previews
  • Savings on LIVE from the NYPL tickets, and a waived service fee

Supporting Friend ($100-$249) | Join • Renew • Give the Gift of Membership

All Friend benefits, plus:

  • The opportunity to bring two additional guests to the gala Holiday Open House
  • Invitations to special VIP exhibition openings
  • Invitations to a special Lecture-Luncheon series at a nominal fee

Patron ($250-$499) | Join • Renew • Give the Gift of Membership

All Supporting Friend benefits, plus:

  • Behind-the-scenes tours with curators of the Library's collections

Sustainer ($500-$999) | Join • Renew • Give the Gift of Membership

All Patron benefits, plus:

  • An invitation to a Conservators Forum featuring noted writers and speakers

Sponsor ($1,000-$1,499) | Join • Renew • Give the Gift of Membership

All Sustainer benefits, plus:

  • Acknowledgment of your support in the Library's Annual Report

 

If you would like to contact the Friends Office, please email friends@nypl.org or call 212.930.0653.