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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.

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

Members receive:

  • Year-Round Discounts
    Receive 10% off bookstore purchases, event tickets, writing workshops, and reading groups throughout the year.
  • Library Borrowing Privileges
    Use of our pick-up/drop-off service for borrowing privileges from our circulating collection of over 70,000 titles!
  • Exclusive Member Previews
    Browse and enroll in new reading groups and writing workshops before we share them with the public. Get the first chance to sign up before classes sell out!
  • Members-Only Book Club
    Free monthly afternoon reading group led by our Head Librarian Allison Escoto.
  • Sister Libraries
    Active members can visit institutions in the Membership Libraries Group up to five times a year! See participating libraries.
  • Space Rental Discounts
    We’re open for limited, safe space rentals, including on our terrace, with discounted member rates.

Dual memberships are for two people living at a single address. Household memberships are for three or more people living at a single address.