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CFF May 2019 6103 Final

General Membership


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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.

Monthly Payments

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.