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Member Calendar

Member Floor Hours
  • Monday–Thursday: 11am–8pm
  • Friday: 11am–5pm
  • Saturday & Sunday: 12pm–5pm

See below for an up-to-date list of members-only events, closures affecting most second-floor spaces, and other notable happenings at The Center for Fiction. To review our Code of Conduct, click here.

January 2023
  • Thursday, January 26th
    Terrace Room Closed for Reading Workshop from 6:30pm-closing
  • Tuesday, January 24th
    Sula Peace Room Closed for Reading Workshop from 6:30pm-closing
February 2023
  • Monday, February 20th
    Library and member spaces closed for Presidents Day
  • Thursday, February 23rd
    Sula Peace Room closed for Emerging Writer Fellow’s Dinner from 5pm-Closing
    Aureliano Buendía Room and Member’s Lounge closed for Colm Toíbín Salon from 6pm-Closing
March 2023
  • Thursday, March 2nd
    The auditorium and second floor will close for close for a rental at 5pm
  • Tuesday, March 14th
    Join us for Member’s Game Night in the Lounge from 6:00-8pm– there will be free π!March 2023
April 2023
  • Saturday, April 22nd: Second Floor will close at 4:00 p.m. for a rental 
  • Monday, April 24th: The Members Lounge and Reading Room will open at 1:00 p.m. to allow time for library collection maintenance
  • Saturday, April 29th: We will be hosting an Open House, so the Members Floor will be open to the public all day
May 2023
  • May 5-7th: Members can get 15% off tickets to the Bang on a Can Long Play Festival by entering CFF15 at checkout here
  • Saturday, May 6th: The Members Lounge and Reading Room will close at 4:30 p.m. for a rental
  • Thursday, May 18th: The Second Floor will close at 5:00 p.m. for a rental
  • Saturday, May 27th – Monday, May 29th: The Second Floor will be closed for Memorial Day Weekend
June 2023
  • Wednesday, June 7th
    Whole building closing at 4pm
  • Thursday, June 8th
    Whole building closed
  • Thursday, June 8th
    Second Floor will close at 5pm
  • Saturday, June 10th
    Second Floor will close at 4pm
  • Tuesday, June 13th
    Second Floor closed all day
  • Monday, June 19th
    Whole building closed for Juneteenth
  • Thursday, June 22nd
    Member’s Lounge closed all day 
  • Monday, June 26th
    Second floor will close at 5pm
  • Tuesday, June 27th
    Member’s Lounge will close at 5pm for Member’s event – Join us!
  • Thursday, June 29th
    Second floor will close at 4pm except for the Dickens Reading Group
July 2023
  • Monday, July 3rd
    Second floor will close at 3pm 
  • Tuesday, July 4th
    The whole building will be closed for Independence Day! 
September 2023
  • Friday, September 1st to Monday, September 4th
    The second floor will close at 3pm on Friday and remain closed through Monday for Labor Day Weekend
  • Tuesday, September 5th
    Member floor will close at 5:30pm to accommodate overflow for our event with Kim Coleman Foote, Sarah Jessica Parker and Mecca Jamilah Sullivan
  • Saturday, September 9th
    We are hosting an Open House–Please join us! Note: it will be a bustling day
  • Monday, September 18th
    The Members Lounge will close at 4:30pm for a Writers Studio event
  • Wednesday September 27th
    Second floor will close at 5:30pm to accommodate our event with Anne Enright in the Members’ Lounge

On evenings with public events, the Aureliano Buendía Room will be closed for private use.

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