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General Membership Benefits
Support storytelling in all its forms. Become an annual member of The Center for Fiction and enjoy access to our Library collection and second-floor member spaces, including our lounge and outdoor terrace, discounts at our Bookstore and Café & Bar, exclusive invitations, and much more.
- Access to Member Spaces
Visit our tech-free Reading Room, tech-friendly Lounge, and outdoor Terrace with up to three guests per month
- Library Borrowing Privileges
Browse and borrow from our circulating collection of over 70,000 titles
- Year-Round Discounts
10% off Bookstore and Café-Bar purchases, event tickets, writing workshops, and reading groups
- Exclusive Member Previews
Early access to new reading groups, writing workshops, and special events
- Members-Only Book Club
Free monthly afternoon reading group led by our Head Librarian, Allison Escoto
- Sister Libraries
Visit institutions in the Membership Libraries Group up to five times per year
- Members-Only Invitations
Invitations to members-only social events throughout the year
Please note that all General Memberships last for one year. Membership is a tax-deductible donation to The Center for Fiction with benefits that are subject to change.
General Membership Levels
- Individual memberships are for one person.
- Dual memberships are for two people living at a single address.
- Family memberships are for three or more people living at a single address.
Please note, children under the age of 12 are not allowed on our member floor.
If a one-time payment of our annual membership fee poses financial hardship, the fee may be paid in 12 monthly installments upon request. Please email [email protected] for details.
Student & Senior Discounts
Students and seniors may purchase annual Individual Memberships at a reduced price of $100. Please email [email protected] for details.