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Gift Membership

Give the gift of membership to The Center for Fiction—it’s the perfect present for your literary loved ones!

When you buy a gift membership, your order confirmation email includes a printable certificate that you can present to the recipient! It includes information on how to obtain a membership card. Please be assured that we will not contact the gift recipient unless you specifically request that we do so.

Instructions: We ask that you provide the recipient’s full name, email address, and mailing address in the Additional Notes field at checkout. If you have any questions, please email info@centerforfiction.org.


General Membership Benefits
  • Access to Member Spaces
    Visit our tech-free Reading Room, tech-friendly Lounge, and 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

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.

Individual Memberships for students and seniors are available upon request at a reduced price of $100. Please email members@centerforfiction.org for details.

Please note, children under the age of 12 are not allowed on our member floor.